Finding the right people is one of the biggest challenges that any business faces. We all know that the best way to minimise vacancies is to retain staff, but what can be done to minimise staff turnover?
In Copeland’s recent employee survey we asked employees who were thinking about moving jobs what the key factors were influencing this. The 2 leading reasons given were career progression (66%) and better compensation (48%).
But is this the full picture? I don’t think so. I feel employers need to look hard at the initial triggers that may start an employee thinking about leaving. If these can be addressed staff turn-over should start to go down.
According to a recent survey by Investors in People ‘poor management’, ‘not feeling valued’ and ‘working hours’ were major factors for people not being happy in their jobs.
So here are a few ideas to get started:
If you have a vacancy you need help with please get in touch with the Copeland team. We’re experts in recruiting for the automotive industry and would love to help you.