Issue: As the economy heats up, employees, yes, even yours, are wandering through the want ads and surfing job boards.
Risk: Being caught without an up-to-date retention strategy can disrupt your employer's business ... and make you appear out of touch.
Action: Pick up tips from the following employers' retention efforts, and earn kudos for your creativity.
When it comes to retaining employees, you don't need to reinvent the wheel. A good retention strategy can work just as well in a Florida factory as a California consulting firm.
Here are eight creative retention tactics that employers have succeeded with in recent years:
1. Make it easy to volunteer. A New Hampshire clothing manufacturer gave employees 40 hours of paid time off each year to perform community service. The company heavily promoted the perk as part of its community-conscious culture. Also, a Minnesota hotel chain developed an online data...(register to read more)