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Employee Retention: Tips and Tools for Employee Retention

Employee retention, especially of your best, most desirable employees, is a key challenge in organizations today. Use these tips, articles, tools and ideas to learn employee retention strategies that will help you retain your best staff. Learn loyalty strategies for employee retention.

Top Ten Employee Complaints
Do you know what employees complain about at work? HR Solutions analyzed recurring themes in employee surveys to find out. Solve these top ten complaints to retain your best employees.

Top Ten Ways to Retain Your Great Employees
Key employee retention is critical to the long term health and success of your business. Managers readily agree that their role is key in retaining your best employees to ensure business success. If managers can cite this fact so well, why do many behave in ways that so frequently encourage great employees to quit their job? Here are ten more...

When to Start Employee Retention
If you're concerned about employee retention - and what employer isn't these days - you need to think about retention much sooner than you probably are. Employee retention starts before you hire. Find out more.

How to Retain Your Best Employees
Interested in keeping your best employees when the job market rebounds? Retention will be a challenge, according to a recent study. Find out how to retain your key employees.

The Bottom Line for Employee Retention
Want the bottom line when it comes to employee retention? The quality of the supervision an employee receives is critical to employee retention. People leave managers and supervisors more often than they leave companies or jobs. Learn how to help your managers address employee retention.

What People Want From Work: Employee Motivation and Positive Morale
Some people work for personal fulfillment; others work for love of what they do. Others work to accomplish goals and to feel as if they are contributing to something larger than themselves. The bottom line is that we all work for money and for reasons too individual to assign similarities to all workers. Learn more.

Employee Recognition Rocks: Kick Employee Recognition Up a Notch
Managers who prioritize employee recognition understand the power of recognition in retaining your best employees. They also understand how employee recognition reinforces behavior that they'd like to see the employee do more of. Here are 5 recommendations.

Keeping the People You Really Need in the Outsourced Economy
The outsourced economy is here to stay. As a leader, you may not relish the idea of outsourcing. However, the reality is that you may soon need to. When that happens, you will want a workforce that is nimble, adaptable, and prepared to participate in your organization at a new level of competitiveness. Organizations that partner with their employees will retain those employees when they have the opportunity to become free agents.

What Is Talent Management - Really?
Think that talent management is just another piece of HR jargon? Think again. It's the system that you create to recruit, hire, and especially, retain your superior employees. Find out more.

Nine Recruiting and Selection Tips to Ensure Successful Hiring
These nine tips will help you in recruiting and hiring a candidate who will become a successful, contributing superior employee. Learn how job analysis helps you in recruiting and hiring a superior staff.

Magnify the Retention Value of Your 401k Plan
Tired of feeling as if your 401k plan doesn't get the appreciation and participation it deserves? You can maximize the impact of your 401k retirement plan to benefit the people you employ. These necessary and recommended actions will help you create an appreciated, valued benefit that helps you achieve your business goals.

Employee Orientation: Keeping New Employees on Board
An effective new employee orientation is a positive addition to your employee retention toolkit. Find out how to make orientation effective.

Fun and the Bottom Line: Using Humor to Retain Employees
In today's uncertain work environment, humor isn't an option, it's necessary. When employees clown around, they're not wasting valuable time, they're making use of one of the few tools available to increase and maintain their group spirit. Laughter may not change reality, but it can certainly help people survive it. Here's how to use humor to...

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Recruiting and Retention Special
Finding the best possible people who can fit within your culture and contribute within your organization is a challenge and an opportunity. Keeping the best people, once you find them, is easy if you do the right things right. Take a look at the helpful features in the Industry and Business Recruiting and Retention Special.

Keeping Great Employees
Pay people reasonably and treat them great. Don Grimme recommends these top two ways to retain employees. He presents the findings of the Families and Work Institute.

Retaining Talent in a Competitive Market
In a competitive market, best practices for retaining top talent include offering a stimulating work environment, flexible career options, an excellent benefit package, and a culture that values staff contributions.

Retain Top Talent
Employees may enjoy moving around laterally in different jobs. Flexible career options and knowledge sharing opportunities help to retain your talented employees. See Best Practices, LLC for more good ideas.

Grimme's Top Ten for Retention
Don Grimme lists his top ten recommended strategies for retaining good employees. No big surprises here, but this is an excellent reminder worth reading.

Job Stickiness
Core values that are understood and rewarded and feeling a part of a sense of purpose at work are reasons organizations retain staff. Read more ideas for entrepreneurs at More.Business.com.

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