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Two million American’s quit every month. 7 out of 10 employees are not engaged at work and are open-minded to new opportunities. Yet, engaged employees put 57% more effort into their job and are 87% less likely to resign. These statistics might motivate employers to develop a plan that increases retention. Use the following recommendations to kick-start your retention plan.
- Know your employees: Spend time with employees and ask what’s on their minds.
- Empower your people: Create a sense of ownership with a smaller degree of intervention and oversight.
- Eliminate negative politics: Establish a culture with a zero tolerance for disruptive politics.
- Be trustworthy: Managers should be dependable, reliable, honest, forthright, truthful and ethical.
- Recognize: Provide positive feedback when employees have done something that you value and appreciate.