In today’s job market, decreasing unemployment rates are encouraging professionals to keep their options open. Confident they can find a better deal if they feel their employer isn’t meeting their needs, the culture of “job hopping” has become increasingly commonplace.
While employers may feel resigned to accept the condition of the job market, they must realize that perhaps an employee is waiting to stick with an employer who is loyal to them. Only with a sense of mutual respect and trust can you begin to reduce your employee turnover, and that effort should begin on day one—not when you’ve already lost them.
To improve your retention efforts, check out Taking Control Of Turnover for 16 tips on fostering better working relationships that increase employee loyalty and satisfaction.