Written by Sirmara Campbell Twohill, Chief Human Resources Officer at LaSalle Network, a Staffing and Recruiting Firm Headquartered in Chicago
It’s no secret that the jobs market is improving and while it’s not back to pre-recession levels, it’s significant enough for employees to begin changing jobs and for employers to reconsider their current employee retention strategies. What are they currently doing to retain a top player if/when they are offered a higher paycheck elsewhere? One crucial tool to retain top talent is conducting stay interviews.
Stay interviews are interviews conducted regularly with top performers to discuss what they like and don’t like about their role, who they report to, and the company. It’s a performance review on the company, and organizations that don’t conduct some variation of this are not protecting the key to the company’s success: their talent.
Here are six reasons why a company should consider conducting a stay interview:
Sirmara Campbell Twohill is Chief Human Resources Officer at LaSalle Network and has over 15 years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry, starting her career at LaSalle Network shortly after its inception. Founded in 1998, LaSalle has served thousands of clients and candidates, placing job seekers in temporary, temporary-to-permanent and permanent positions. LaSalle Network was an Inner City 100 winner in 2011 and 2013. LaSalle Network has also been listed on Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America list for the past eight years, list by Crain’s Chicago Business among the 2014 Best Places to Work, named by Staffing Industry Analysts’ as a top five “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” from 2011 through 2013, and among the “Fastest Growing Staffing Firms” in 2012 and 2013.
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