How to attract, keep and motivate your employees

  • Conduct an employee satisfaction survey at least once a year.
  • Initiate interviews and surveys concerning the real reasons people come to and leave your organisation.
  • Improve your hiring process to create a better match between the individual's talents and job requirements.
  • Provide flexible work arrangements for working parents and older workers.
  • Hold managers responsible for retention in their departments.
  • Start measuring the cost of turnover.
  • Focus on the key jobs that have the greatest impact on profitability and productivity.
  • Examine those departments that have the highest turnover rates.
  • Design an effective employee orientation programme.

Author: Greg Smith