Sample Chapter from The Stay Interview

It’s the worst sort of surprise: A valued and seemingly happy employee gives his notice. Can you do anything at this point? Probably not. Could you have anticipated the departure and tried to prevent it? Absolutely. That’s where Richard Finnegan’s earlier book, The Stay Interview, comes in. Check out a sample next:

CHAPTER 1

The Stay Interview

image

The concept of stay interviews seems way too simple. Is it really possible to improve your team’s engagement, retention, and productivity just by asking employees what you can do to make their jobs better?

The answer is “yes” because stay interviews address the two ...

Get High-Impact Interview Questions, 2nd Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.