People are the most important resource of a Software Company. Software companies especially have always had to compete for the best and brightest. Facing growing competition for the talent they need, they work harder and longer at keeping their best, developing skills internally, and always on the lookout to attract the best and brightest. The purpose of this paper is to provide an in-depth look into where retailers are succeeding on the talent front - and where they are coming up short. The research design used in this study is descriptive and conceptual framework of this research is based on theoretical and design principles.