Tags: staff retention

Betsy Kendall: Corporate prisoners and the retention balancing act

According to recent CIPD research, job turnover has slowed significantly over the past 15 years. This means that, in general, people are choosing to stay in their current roles rather than make voluntary exits (i.e. resignations and retirement). Economic conditions are likely to have been a major reason for the particularly significant fall in turnover…

Claire-Jane Nicol: Tackling the problem of staff retention

The 19th Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce Oil and Gas Survey was published last week. It provides an authoritative view of what is happening in the sector and highlights employment trends, recruitment and retention challenges and skill shortages in this area. This article looks at the key employment findings, the importance of staff retention and…

Helen Ives: Five burning HR questions answered

What are the typical mistakes when it comes to employee engagement? Engagement can be complex, but it’s important to think about this being the outcome of the relationship between the employee and the company. Engaged employees need an emotional attachment to their job, as well as the necessary tools required to work to the best…