In recent era businesses effort to maintain a productive working environment and it is inevitable supporting talented staff to stay with the company. Training and talent management is considered as tools to aid the organizational competency through human resource management, career development, and performance enhancement. The determination of this paper was to investigate the influence of talent management (training budget and career development) on retention of manufacturing personnel in Penang, Malaysia. The research uses quantitative method to design questionnaire, gather and analyze the data. The researcher explored aspects in talent management such as training budget, training period and career development, and how they influence retention in Malaysia.
Keywords : Talent Management; Organizational Training; Career Development; Employee Retention; Training Budget; Training Period.