10 Ways to Hold on to Great Employees

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Organizations always have a hard time retaining great employees. They see the same cycle repeat over and over again: an energetic new employee comes on productive and full of new ideas for several months, but after the first eighteen months the employee stops taking initiative, their attendance and reliability changes and their work quality suffers. They aren’t likely to make it to the three year mark without leaving for another position elsewhere. What can employers do to retain the talent they worked so hard to bring into the company and keep them happy? Here are some ideas:

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Be transparent

provide opportunities for growth

Competitive salaries

Open communication

Encourage paid time off

Training/development opportunities

Encourage Feedback

Listen to employees

Thank your team

Staff perks

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