More than 70% [of employees] don’t feel appreciated or valued by their employer.
It’s no secret that the men and women in today’s workforce will change jobs frequently. Furthermore, it’s not a secret that training employees is costly and that good talent is hard to find. With that said, why don’t more CEO’s and managers focus on retaining talent?
A recent Forbes article sheds some light on the disconnect and discusses the “10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You.” The abbreviated version includes:
- You failed to unleash their passions.
- You failed to challenge their intellect.
- You failed to engage their creativity.
- You failed to develop their skills.
- You failed to give them a voice.
- You failed to care.
- You failed to lead.
- You failed to recognize their contributions.
- You failed to increase their responsibility.
- You failed to keep your commitments.
If you have seen a high rate of turnover within your company, this article may be worth reading. But once you’ve read the article, follow through with its suggestions or else you may continue to lose your most talented employees.
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Reference: Forbes (December 13, 2012) “10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You”