In This Issue
Pamela M. Sinclair, FACHE
Advanced Home Care
Samuel B. Seifert
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Alamance Regional Medical Center
Wendy P. Hicks
Forsythe Medical Center, Novant Health
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.
Next Quarterly Education Session
Grandover Annual Meeting
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Healthcare Law Update
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