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Focusing On Stay Interviews Can Keep Employees from Leaving

Stay interviews may be just what human resources teams need as more and more employees are quitting their jobs for better opportunities and employers are struggling to keep staff on board. So reports Society for Human Resource Management.

magnifying glass 29398 640smallStay interviews are done with existing workers to determine how happy they are with their jobs and with the goal of making it worth their while to stay and reduce turnover. While Kate Grimaldi, senior director of enterprise talent strategy for Paylocity in Chicago, has deployed stay interviews for years, over the last six months she has urged managers company-wide to include light “stay questions” during their one-on-one meetings.

“We’re now seeing happier employees who are eager to come or log in to work and contribute,” Grimaldi said. “And managers have become more effective because they know what employees care about personally and professionally, and what really motivates someone to remain with us.”

Grimaldi also noted that “these discussions have led to exciting new assignments, new learning paths, or just improved relationships with employees and their direct managers, which has a real impact on retention.”

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