Editor's Note: This post is part of our "Cartoon Coffee Break" series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.
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How to keep your employees from jumping ship
Learning. Empathy. Advancement. Purpose (LEAP). The key to retaining employees, especially in times of low unemployment, lies in building a company culture based on these four words. Low unemployment means that employees are in the driver's seat, choosing the jobs they want and jumping ship for better opportunities when they come along. Job openings are plentiful and employees have a lot of choice in front of them.
How to Retain Great Talent
In the face of changing technology, uncertain economies, and ever-increasing competition, organizations must not only be able to recruit great talent but retain great talent. Many go-to retention strategies face challenges in a time of talent shortages and historically low unemployment. HR leaders must find new ways to continually engage and retain employees, especially as research shows that nearly half of employees are perpetually on the lookout for a different job.1 How can organizations retain employees who seem to find new opportunities everywhere they look?
4 Tips to Attract and Retain Global Talent
Far from a one-size-fits-all approach, global hiring requires cultural context and awareness. Companies recruiting in Brazil, for instance, should emphasize corporate social responsibility in their messaging. But in China, they’ll want to highlight their firm’s prestige, according to research from E&Y. As multinational companies look to attract and retain talent in emerging markets, they’ll need to tailor overarching business strategies to local talent’s needs and wants.