The Future of Work is Now

Chapter Nine: Retention, skills and training

High staff turnover is rarely a good thing. The cost of making a new hires, the loss of knowledge and skills, and the affect it has on your employer brand can negatively impact your organisation's growth. So, what can you do to keep your high performing employees?

In this chapter, we will outline the warning signs that signal an employee retention problem, advise on some of the most effective employee retention strategies, and highlight the importance of training and development.

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What is covered?


How high staff turnover effects organisations


What organisations can do to increase retention

Warning signs

How to identify an employee retention problem


Why training and development is key

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