50 One-Minute Tips for Retaining Employees: Building a Win-Win Environment


Build excitement about your company and its job offerings by following a few simple guidelines.

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Build excitement about your company and its job offerings by following a few simple guidelines.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781560526445
  • Publisher: Crisp Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Series: Crisp Fifty-Minute Book Series
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Follow Sound Management Advice Tip 1: Serve First and Lead Second Tip 2: Establish Your Employee Average Retention Rate Tip 3: Estimate Your Turnover Costs Tip 4: Follow All Applicable Federal and State Child Labor Laws Tip 5: Eliminate Workers Who Won't Tip 6: Eliminate Managers Who Can't Tip 7: Manage Your Customers Chapter 2: Make First Impressions Count (Orientation) Tip 8: Understand the Role of Starting Wages Tip 9: Inform employees About Their Total Compensation Tip 10: Explain the Long-Term Benefits of Staying Tip 11: Share Your Vision Tip 12: Motivate Entry-Level Employees Tip 13: Conduct an Entrance Interview Tip 14: Create Career Ladders Chapter 3: Train! Train! Train! (and Do It Correctly) Tip 15: Invest in Training Tip 16: Encourage employees to Try Your Product or Service Tip 17: Train Trainers to Train Tip 18: Reward Your Trainers Tip 19: Relieve Trainers of Other Job Duties Tip 20: Conduct Pre-Shift Training Chapter 4: Maintain a Professional Workplace Tip 21: Strictly Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Harassment Policy Tip 22: Create a Culturally Diverse Workforce Tip 23: Make Employee Safety a Top Priority Tip 24: Ensure Reasonable Accommodations for Disabled Employees Tip 25: Share Financial Numbers with Employees Chapter 5: Supervise As You Would Like to Be Supervised Tip 26: Enforce "On-Time" Policies Fairly and Consistently Tip 27: Be Careful Not to Over-Schedule Tip 28: Give Employees a Personal Copy of Their Work Schedule Tip 29: Seek Out Employee Assistance Program Tip 30: Invite "Fast-Track" Employees to Attend Management Meetings Tip 31: Implement a "Catch the Employee Doing Something Right" Program Tip 32: Conduct an Exit Interview with Employees Who Leave Chapter 6: Encourage Ongoing Communication Tip 33: Hold Employee-Focused Meetings for Non-Management Tip 34: Communicate the Benefits of Your Unique Orgainzation Tip 35: Create an Employee Retention Council Tip 36: Recognize Employee Birthdays Tip 37: Make Daily "Howdy" Rounds Chapter 7: Create a Friendly Workplace Tip 38: Use Employee Recognition Programs Tip 39: Build a Great Team and Praise It Often Tip 40: Write a Personal Letter to Parents of Teenage Employees Tip 41: Share Scheduling Responsibilities with Employees Tip 42: Reward Employees Who Work on Non-Scheduled Days Tip 43: Invite Family Members of New Employees to Visit Your Workplace Tip 44: Make the Workplace Fun Chapter 8: Help Your Employees Succeed Tip 45: Identify State-Approved (Licensed) Childcare Options Tip 46: Reward Success in Each Employee Tip 47: Recognize Your Employees' Eldercare Responsibilities. Tip 48: Don't Punish Your Best for Being Good Tip 49: Go to Lunch Tip 50: Help Employees Learn About Public Transportation Systems

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