Ashworth, Lara
April 2007
People Management;4/19/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p54
The author argues that human resource's (HR) success is judged by the organisations' retention rates. The advantages of achieving high retention and the cost of attrition should be considered to appreciate the value of retention. Key skills, knowledge and experience are the key advantages of retention. True recruitment costs include advertising, agency fees and time to shortlist.


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