Employees are one of the most important assets of any business (more especially the top talents). They are difficult to find and even more difficult to keep. Those who performing the best are the most sought after type of employees.
Many business owners and managers have put incredible amount of money, time and effort into their recruiting strategy to finding the perfect person for each open position in their organisation. While recruiting techniques have evolved, retention (and engagement) strategies remain the most challenging task to the modern workforce. Many companies are still frustrated when trying to manage their turnover rates.
According to several researches, the needs of today’s workforce have changed. People are now more concerned with opportunity, growth and learning than. With this in mind, business owners can easily implement retention strategies today to ensure that when their best employees walk out the door at the end of the day, that they’re not walking into the doors of competitors.
The first step to keep your employees satisfied and happy is by meeting their basic needs. If their base needs are being met, your employees will never be interested in any of your retention methods. Sure, no one can reach self-actualization before their physiological and safety needs are fulfilled. You need to offer them stability in your working environment with a market salary that allows them to live sustainably.
Another way to keeping your employees is by meeting them regularly. Being responsive validates employee performance and that’s why follow up is a necessity to employee engagement. You should exercise habitual follow up and an open forum relationship among your employees.
In addition to these two, some employers offer their employees incentives. Business owners use incentives to encourage, recognise and reward exceptional performance in their workers. Typically, this surpasses standard salary and benefit agreements.
Incentives indeed can help in keeping your employees. If you want to learn more on how to use employees’ incentives to keep your employees and get other benefits, read this article: https://www.watoday.com.au/business/workplace/leave-lifestyle-and-loyalty-employers-offer-incentives-to-retain-workers-20190522-p51q0o.html