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Talent Attraction & Retention: Tips for Employers

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The significant level of uncertainty in the labor market is underscored by the number of resignations, with burnouts and stress being prominent factors contributing to employee turnover.

As an employer, the challenge is retaining your Talents, recognizing their crucial role in the company’s productivity and continuity. Their well-being is paramount for achieving great results, making it an imperative consideration.

Surveys emerge as a powerful tool for understanding and identifying the unique challenges faced by your employees. Tailoring retention strategies to your company’s specific needs is key. Here are some ideas to enhance equity and inclusion, foster mentorship, and improve employee well-being:

  • No Internal Meetings Day: Designate a day in the week with no internal meetings, whether in-person or virtual, allowing employees to disconnect and focus on project work;
  • Communication Training: Provide leaders with training to ensure safe and effective communication with their teams.
  • Common Rest Period: Implement a week of rest for the entire workforce simultaneously. This ensures a collective downtime, and upon return, everyone resumes their projects at the same level, preventing overwhelm.
  • Feedback Loop: Encourage a culture of continuous feedback. Employees can assess their alignment with objectives and express how they are feeling.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to talent retention; it requires ongoing efforts and actions tailored to the unique needs of your organization and its workforce. And who better than your employees can tell you what they need day by day?

Source: Ellen Rosen, 2023 “2In an Uncertain Job Market, How Can Companies Retain Workers?”,, February, 13th 2023,