Attracting and retaining employees


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Attracting and retaining employees

  1. 1. Winning the Talent WarAttracting and Retention Strategies for Today’s Workplace<br />Presented by<br />Wayne Tarken<br />
  2. 2. Syllabus - Retention<br />Why are people leaving (or why they’ll leave in droves when the economy improves)<br />Why they leave & why they stay<br />What you can do about it<br />Managers & organizational responses<br />Case Study<br />
  3. 3. What’s going on in the workplace?<br /><ul><li>Death of the Old Deal/Birth of the New Deal
  4. 4. 24 x 7 x 365 - Anytime, anyplace with information Age Overload
  5. 5. The Lonely Virtual Office
  6. 6. Skills shortage/employment gap
  7. 7. Employees as customers</li></li></ul><li>Turnover<br /><ul><li>Turnover can be managed
  8. 8. Some turnover is good
  9. 9. Key is getting the right people to leave and the right people to stay
  10. 10. Alignment of HR programs is the way to manage it
  11. 11. Retention versus recruitment</li></li></ul><li>Why Employees Leave<br />It doesn’t feel good around here<br />They won’t miss me if I’m gone<br />I don’t get the support I need to get the job done<br />There is no opportunity for advancement<br />I’m not rewarded for what I do<br />Supervision<br />
  12. 12. Why employees stay<br /><ul><li>Able to grow and develop
  13. 13. Appreciation for a job well done
  14. 14. Support with personal problems
  15. 15. Work-life balance
  16. 16. Job security and stability
  17. 17. Identity, esteem and desire to belong</li></li></ul><li>Keys to Retaining & Growing Your Best Employees<br />Organizational Strategy<br />Become an Employer of Choice<br />Manager’s Strategy<br />“Employees Join Companies and Leave Supervisors”<br />
  18. 18. The New Business Model<br />The battle for talent is on<br />Whoever attracts, retains and develops the best people wins<br />Your best defense is to go on the offensive and become an Employer of Choice<br />
  19. 19. What is An Employer of Choice?<br />Employer of Choice (n) im- (ploi er ev chois<br /> <br />Any employer of any size in the public, private, or not-for-profit sector that attracts, optimizes and holds top talent for long tenure … because employees choose to be there.<br />A phrase which has fallen into common usage to describe such an employer, usually used as a self-description for the purposes of differentiation to recruit workers.<br />Commodity vs. Differentiation<br />
  20. 20. Why Become An Employer of Choice?<br /><ul><li>Increased efficiency
  21. 21. Better long-range planning
  22. 22. Greater profitability
  23. 23. Ample supply of applicants
  24. 24. Increased loyalty
  25. 25. Easier to recruit
  26. 26. Better performance
  27. 27. Reduced turnover
  28. 28. Better customer service
  29. 29. More attractive to investors</li></li></ul><li>Components of an Employer of Choice Program<br /><ul><li>Reward Systems
  30. 30. Define Your Organization
  31. 31. Communicate with Employees
  32. 32. Metrics, Benchmarks, Audits, Balanced scorecard
  33. 33. Take Care of Your Employees
  34. 34. Let Your People Grow
  35. 35. Your Values, Beliefs and Culture
  36. 36. Vision & Leadership
  37. 37. Provide Meaningful Work</li></li></ul><li>Building Your Managerial Toolkit<br />Management style<br />Communications<br />Delegation<br />Motivation<br />Goal setting<br /><ul><li>Managing change
  38. 38. Feedback
  39. 39. Performance evaluation
  40. 40. Discipline</li></li></ul><li>Building A Scalable Employee Infrastructure<br />Communications <br />Work Processes <br />HR Practices <br />Management Skills<br />Performance Management <br />Technology Knowledge Management <br />
  41. 41. Are you asking these questions<br /><ul><li>“I’m concerned about keeping my best people”
  42. 42. “We’re afraid that more employees will go when the economy picks up?”
  43. 43. “How can I build an environment that increases performance and employee productivity?”</li></ul>We offer a proven track record of helping leaders & organizations improve the performance and retention of employees<br />Contact us for a FREE, initial consultation on the retention and human resources issues that you are facing.<br />There’s no risk to you and we may be able to help or provide some quick tips to get you started. Why take the risk of losing good people?<br />