Internal Recruiting: The Secret to How Successful Managers Retain Talented Employees
By Ann Niemeyer, Principal HCM Consultant at Terillium
The ability to attract and retain talent continues to be one of the top challenges for HR teams as we move forward into 2017. In 2015, one quarter (33.4 Million) of US employees voluntarily quit their jobs.* As a manager, are you taking steps to keep your team members onboard and engaged?
“Nearly three-quarters of workers are open to new employment.” –
One way leading managers keep employee turnover low is with internal recruiting. Chances are external recruiters are actively pursuing your top employees. If you are not also continually “recruiting” your existing talent you run the risk of losing valuable employees.
Linkedin recently released their 2016 Global Talent Trends, Data on How Candidates Want to be Recruited.** The key points noted in the article are not only valid for attracting new talent but should be of interest of any manager that wants to retain their productive team members. The trends noted in the LinkedIn article include: