Gilpin ESD

Executive Recruitment | Belfast | Northern Ireland

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Why your staff are switching jobs- and how to avoid it

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Last week I remarked about how ‘Massive Monday’ (the first Monday of the new year) meant that people were more likely to start looking for a new job than any other day of the year.

Lack of job satisfaction and an increased salary elsewhere are often cited as two major reasons why employees decide to leave a company.

As such, for businesses here an important part of any manager’s role is to ensure that your staff want to remain in a position and are not driven to move simply for a few thousand pounds more per year.

In truth, it costs lest to invest in staff retention than staff recruitment.

So, how can you motivate your staff and avoid them looking around for other roles this year?

I suggest these small, but very effective, measures. (more…)