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Federal human resources officials' top worry for 2012 is how they will keep high-performing federal employees during a time of pay freezes and shrinking employee benefits, according to a Federal News Radio survey.

Employee retention topped the list of concerns, even above the ability to hire new people, upgrading technology or program budget cuts.

However, be warned that the sample size is small -- only 10 people responded to the survey, according to the article. 

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