Clarke, Emma
January 2007
People Management;1/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p44
This article discusses an employee retention strategy applied by the British National Audit Office (NAO). Accountants at the NAO were being recruited by private-sector accountancy firms. As a result, it decided to take a more targeted approach to retention and leadership development. Its main motivation for the graduates who signed up for its training scheme was to provide a service to society. They were attracted to the organization's work in scrutinizing and reporting on government spending.


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