Achieve Long-Term Retention: Combat Wandering Eyes by Motivating People to Stick Around

In this chapter, you’ll learn to

  • offer growth opportunities and incentives that won’t break the bank
  • teach new supervisors to be successful in their roles
  • look out for your top performers by carefully managing staffing issues and work/life balance and by regularly soliciting feedback
  • consider your workplace’s generational mix and design retention strategies accordingly.

Employee retention is the single most critical factor for business success, according to a recent Entrepreneur Magazine (2006) and PricewaterhouseCoopers Entrepreneurial Challenges ...

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