Report: 5 keys to employee retention

High attrition hampers productivity, thwarts growth and flattens morale. Here’s the lowdown on how to keep your top performers happy, motivated and engaged.

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We are rerunning the most-viewed articles of 2019. This was one of the top five most-popular employee engagement articles of the year.

If your best workers keep jumping ship, your company is probably sinking faster than you realize.

Steady turnover leaves you in a constant state of training, re-training, recruiting and reassuring those who’ve stuck around. Attrition also costs a jarring amount of cash.

How, then, can organizations ramp up employee retention efforts?

Tinypulse pored over data collected from more than 25,000 employees around the world and found five main reasons why employees hit the bricks. Here’s a sampling of the report’s key takeaways:

1. Bad managers send people fleeing. According to the report: “Employees who rate their supervisor’s performance poorly are four times as likely to be job hunting.”

Conversely, employees are far more likely to stick around if their manager is an empathetic listener and good communicator.

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