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Keeping Your Best People: 7 Tips for Success

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Katie Quick

Katie, a intregral part of Diversified Solutions for 15 years, is the Employee Relations Manager known as the "Queen of Help." Holding a BS from Hastings College, she seamlessly blends her academic background with real-life expertise. As a dedicated wife and mother, her family experiences lend her a unique perspective, enriching her professional interactions. An active community member, golfer, and handbell ringer, Katie's endeavors, guided by her mantra "Be Kind. Stay Humble. Work Hard," reflect a combination of industry acumen and genuine authenticity.
Let's talk about something crucial today: holding onto your top talent. In a world where job-hopping seems more common than ever, retaining your best employees is like keeping the crown jewels safe. But fear not, because we've got some real-life tips to help you keep your A-team happy and engaged.

At Diversified Solutions, we’re all about Real people, Real opportunities, and Real results. That means we’re invested in helping you not just find great employees, but also keep them for the long haul. Here’s how:

Invest in Their Growth

According to a study by LinkedIn, 94% of employees would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. Offer training, development programs, and opportunities for advancement. When they see a future with you, they’re more likely to stick around.

Balance is Key

Research from Harvard Business Review shows that employees with better work-life balance are not only happier but also more productive. Encourage a healthy work-life balance by offering flexible schedules and remote work options. It’s a win-win for everyone.

Give Props Where Props Are Due

Employee recognition is a powerful tool for retention. According to Gallup, employees who feel recognized are more engaged and less likely to leave. Recognize and reward your employees for their hard work and achievements. It doesn’t always have to be about money—simple gestures like a shoutout in a meeting can go a long way.

Create a Positive Vibe

A positive work environment is essential for retention. Research by Deloitte found that 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is crucial to business success. Foster a culture of positivity, respect, and open communication. When your employees feel valued and supported, they’ll want to stick around.

Show Me the Money

Compensation matters. According to a survey by Glassdoor, 45% of employees would leave their current job for a pay raise. Make sure your salary and benefits packages are competitive within your industry. At Diversified Solutions, we can help you benchmark against industry standards to ensure you’re offering top-notch compensation.

Empower Them

Empowered employees are happier and more engaged. Research by Gallup shows that companies with engaged employees outperform their peers by 147% in earnings per share. Give your employees the freedom to do their thing. Encourage autonomy, creativity, and innovation. When they feel like they have a voice and ownership over their work, they’ll be more invested in its success.

Prioritize Employee Well-being

Happy employees = loyal employees. Prioritize their well-being by offering resources like counseling services, wellness programs, and flexible work arrangements. It’s not just good for them—it’s good for your bottom line too.

Looking for more information? Check out these resources:
LinkedIn Learning: Offers a wide range of courses on leadership, employee development, and retention strategies.
Harvard Business Review: Provides insightful articles and research on topics related to employee engagement and retention.
Glassdoor: Offers salary insights and employee reviews to help you benchmark your compensation packages and identify areas for improvement.
So, there you have it—our top tips for retaining your best and brightest. And remember, at Diversified Solutions, we’re here to help. We’re committed to helping you keep your team happy, engaged, and ready to conquer the world. Because when you succeed, we succeed. That’s Real people, Real opportunities, Real results in action.
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