American College of Healthcare Executives
Fall 2011
In This Issue

President's Message
Message from the Regent
National News - Fall 2011
Choose a Diverse Panel of Teachers
Drive Retention With These 4 Simple Steps
Baby Boomers, Beware! Donít Let Your Resume Date You!
2012 to 2014 Credentialing Changes
Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)


Chapter Officers

President

Pamela M. Sinclair, FACHE 
Advanced Home Care

President-Elect

Samuel B. Seifert
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Secretary- Treasurer

Preston Hammock 
Alamance Regional Medical Center

Directors

Wendy P. Hicks
Forsythe Medical Center, Novant Health 

Johnny Veal
Lexington Memorial Hopsital

Immediate Past President 

Paul A. Jeffrey
Wesley Long Community Hospital – Moses Cone Health System

Drive Retention With These 4 Simple Steps

Only 48 percent of the employees recently surveyed by Towers Watson say their employers do a good job retaining top-level talent. That is the lowest level since the end of 2008. Adopt these strategies to retain key staff and boost their productivity:

  • Chart their careers. Seventy-eight percent of employees who stay put say their current employers offered them long-term career opportunities. Only 26 percent of employees who plan to leave feel that way.
  • Give kudos. Sixty percent of workers who stay with their employer are satisfied with how they are recognized. Only 20 percent of employees who plan to leave are content.
  • Communicate more. About two-thirds of workers who plan to remain with their employer say management does a good job of communicating. Less than one-third of those planning to leave believe that.
  • Balance work and life. More than two-thirds (69 percent) of workers who plan to stay feel that management generally understands the issues they face in their jobs and life and offers a supportive culture. But only one out of three workers who are planning to leave has a similar feeling.


—Adapted from “Resolutions to Retain Talent, Engage Workers,” Towers Watson, www.towerswatson.com.


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