value employees, KEEP your talent

July 2011
Garden Center Magazine;Jul2011, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p36
The article offers tips for businesses on how to re-energize workers, build trust and keep turnover low as the economic turnaround hits. It discusses how to re-engage employees and to minimize the temptation for talented employees to find a new job as conditions improve. It offers information on a U.S.-wide Society for Human Resource Management job satisfaction survey that listed important aspects of job satisfaction including job security, benefits, compensation, and relationship with immediate supervisor. INSET: TIPS FOR RETAINING TALENT.


Related Articles

  • Do Employee Benefits Reduce Labor Turnover? Sutton, Nancy A. // Benefits Quarterly;1985 Second Quarter, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p16 

    Firms that offer higher levels of insurance and retirement benefits generally experience lower rates of voluntary labor turnover. However, employee benefits are only one of a complex set of interrelated factors that may influence labor turnover. The results of the survey reported in this article...

  • Help budget-minded clients boost retention, improve worker satisfaction. PALMIERI, KRISTINE // Employee Benefit Adviser;Aug2009, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p68 

    The article discusses measures to increase employee satisfaction and lessen turnover now that the recession is perceived to be ending. Once the economy has recovered, employees will expect that companies will restore their compensation and benefits. Dissatisfied employees will resign and...

  • Using health benefits as an employee retention tool. Koch, Valerie S. // Fairfield County Business Journal;3/20/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p17 

    The article reports on the significance of health benefits as an employee retention tool. According to sources, finding and retention of good employees is a major factor in keeping a company competitive. However, employers found out that salary is not the only consideration in the employee...

  • Soft Benefits Are Less Important.  // OfficePro;Apr2009, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p10 

    The article reports on the results of Randstad's ninth annual 2008 World of Work survey which revealed that employees and employers alike viewed cultural and soft benefits as less important. These soft benefits noted in the survey include feeling valued, supportive environment, being part of a...

  • Analyzing Job Mobility with Job Turnover Intentions: An International Comparative Study. Sousa-Poza, Alfonso; Henneberger, Fred // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Mar2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p113 

    This study analyzed job-turnover intentions in twenty-five countries with data from the 1997 International Social Survey Program. Results show that high turnover intentions, measured as the proportion of employed individuals that report a very likely change of job in the next 12 months, can be...

  • First class coach. Exley, Margaret // Management Today;Jul2000, p92 

    Offers advice to an owner of a small Web services company on how he/she can encourage employees to stay in the face of an aggressive hiring campaign by a major competitor. Challenge faced by Web-based businesses in attracting and retaining the best people; Employee benefits; Work environment;...

  • Making Benefits Work at Work-Getting More Bang for Your Benefit Buck. Vandermillen, Luke J. // Benefits Quarterly;2009 Second Quarter, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p11 

    Changes in the landscape of employee benefit plans—including higher benefit costs, the shift to personal responsibility and the expansion of voluntary benefit offerings—are making effective employee communication about the value of employer-provided benefits more important than...

  • Fair benefits for overseas workers. McShulskis, Elaine // HR Magazine;Apr96, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p20 

    Reports on the importance for human resource strategists to focus on benefit plan design to retain expatriates and third-country national employees. Key role of benefits in job satisfaction; Suggestions for companies designing a specialized plan.

  • Winning the War. Singleton-Green, Brian // Accountancy;Apr2001, Vol. 127 Issue 1292, p64 

    This article highlights challenges of employee retention, and advices on combating them. The issue of recruiting high-qualified staff, and retaining them has been summarized in the book "The War For Talent." There are ways of using money intelligently to help retain the employees. Offering...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics