Employee Retention: A Step-by-Step Plan for Conducting Stay Interviews That Reduce Turnover

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 2pm ET           Duration: 60 minutes

Studies show that 70% to 80% of workers are considering a job change … and 50% are actively looking. That’s bad news for employers who understand the critical importance of retaining top talent. To make matters worse, most organizations don’t really have a working plan for managing employee retention. When a key employee threatens to leave, they throw more money at them hoping they’ll stay put. There’s a better way. This webinar will give you a proven step-by-step plan for using Stay Interviews to build loyalty and reduce unwanted turnover. (more details below)

* Approved for 1.0 recertification credit hour through HRCI & SHRM.


WHY ATTEND

Stay Interviews are a proactive and proven solution to the turnover problem. They allow organizations to determine why each employee is likely to stay or leave -- and then develop an effective plan to retain and develop those they want to keep.

The key question is, how do you conduct an effective Stay Interview? What questions should you ask? Who should conduct the interview? What should you do if you discover that an important member of the team is likely to jump ship? How do you structure an effective retention plan?

This webinar provides a step-by-step plan -- plus meeting materials -- for conducting Stay Interviews that help you identify minor employee satisfaction issues before they blow up into reasons to quit. And you’ll also learn why retention interviews are vastly superior to exit interviews.

Participants will receive a Stay Interview toolkit that includes:

  1. Supervisor’s pre-interview form to set the stage for the interview
  2. Staff retention interview questionnaire
  3. Retention Interview Form with specific questions in 10 key areas including an individualized retention plan for each employee
  4. Retention tracking forms

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This session will discuss how to:

  • Hold managers accountable for retention
  • Master the 5 essential communication steps in the interview process
  • Set the stage for an effective interview
  • Conduct Stay Interviews that engage employees and build alignment
  • Understand the link between employee satisfaction, motivation, and engagement … and how a well conducted Stay Interview improves them all
  • Get to the root reasons employees stay or why they leave
  • Track the important metrics throughout the Retention Plan cycle
  • Proactively combat the employee turnover epidemic

                                                                                    ABOUT THE SPEAKER

                                                                                    Wes Pruett is owner of HR Advisors LLC, a consulting practice that provides service to clients who seek to align their business and employees creating successful outcomes and excellent work environments. After 20 years in senior leadership within the Mayo Health System he founded HR Advisors.

                                                                                    Mr. Pruett provides solutions to companies for a wide variety of HR issues including compensation, compliance, policy development, performance management, and employee relations. Mr. Pruett regularly facilitates employee training related to communication, leadership, coaching and strategic planning. He is a certified business coach credentialed by the International Coach Federation.

                                                                                    Wes earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University Of Minnesota Carlson School Of Management and an M.S. in psychology. He can be reached at Wes@HRadvisors.biz or 507-399-1240.

                                                                                    Certification

                                                                                    This program has been approved for 1.0 recertification credit hour(s) through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) & Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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