My team of expert employee retention trainers gets asked all the time for more recruiting strategies and how to “find and hire better people.” Want to know THE BEST recruiting strategy? BETTER RETENTION! Let me explain… When we focus INWARD first (a.k.a. look in the mirror) and determine ways to become a truly better employer, we […]
The method of “do more with less” is running rampant in the workplace today as more and more positions are open, applicants are few, and turnover is at an all-time high. Executives and employees alike are all banding together and going to the front-line to tackle responsibilities that used to be shared amongst many people
With all the unique pressures facing you as a leader today, finding time and budget for large-scale retention efforts may be unrealistic. However, without any consideration towards keeping your employees, turnover will likely worsen. Thankfully, in addition to large-scale investments, like leadership training and courses, smaller investments in your employees can go a long way.
What to do when demand for staff is higher than supply, when there are more open positions than applicants? A recent article published by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News reported that 94% of nursing homes are continuing to endure unprecedented staffing shortages. This statistic confirms what we have been hearing for our network of all long-term
We know that leaders are passionate about providing the best customer care. We also know that not being able to keep employees is both a massive detriment to that goal and just plain frustrating. In our management training program, Workforce Retention Bootcamp, we teach that one sure way to retain your staff for longer is
Often, I teach why and how leaders must communicate their expectations more clearly than ever since today’s new workforce cannot read their minds. In those workshops, I hear about staff “missing the boat” on company or manager expectations. As we dive into the details, the issue becomes clear. Managers know the unwritten rules we’ve played