How to Reduce Staff Turnover in Your Organisation

by Luca Yates

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At the heart of every successful organisation is hardworking, loyal employees. Many business owners overlook the importance of each individual in their company, however. This attitude leads them to have a high staff turnover, which massively impacts the success of their business. But how does one prevent their employees from leaving and taking their talent elsewhere? That’s exactly what we’re going to be discussing in our article today. Read on to find out some different tips for reducing staff turnover in your organisation.

Express Gratitude

Employees are much more likely to leave your organisation if they feel undervalued and demoralised. If you are always criticising what they have produced but never complimenting them for their hard work, they will also lose motivation. After all, what is the point in doing anything if nobody ever thanks you and instead tells you what you’ve done isn’t good enough?

Prioritise Happiness

When people are happy in their workplace, they are also less likely to leave. As such, if you really want to reduce turnover, then the wellbeing of your employees needs to come first and foremost. What’s more, it’s well-documented that people are more productive when they are happy because their morale and motivation are boosted. 

Employee Benefits

One of the best ways to show your workers they are valued and appreciated is to integrate an employee benefits scheme into your organisation. Employee benefits are incentives that come in addition to your workforce’s salary. Paid time off work, pension schemes and health insurance are all common examples of employee benefits. The more you show your staff that you care about their wellbeing, the less likely they are to leave your company. As such, we recommend implementing effective employee benefit administration if you haven’t already. 

Job Progression

Another big reason why workers might leave an organisation is that there isn’t good enough job progression. For those who aren’t aware, job progression is about climbing up the career ladder and fully self-actualising. If you have an aspirational and hard-working employee who feels unfulfilled in your organisation or like they are in a dead-end job, then you are far more likely to lose a really good worker. Therefore, it is important to offer good job progression to your workers. Don’t just limit them to entry-level work. Allow them to grow into senior or managerial roles.

Invite Feedback

It’s also important to consider how you – as the business leader – could be contributing to the staff turnover problem in your organisation. Are you being an authoritarian? Or are you disorganised? Do you undervalue the workers? To find out the answers to these questions, you will need to solicit feedback from your employees. This might include asking them to fill out a survey on how they view the management or organisation. Once you’ve identified what the problems are, you can then go about fixing them.

These are some of the best ways to reduce staff turnover in your organisation. We hope you have found this advice helpful. 

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About the Author 

Luca Yates

Through his work in the SEO and Corporate landscapes, Luca Yates has been on his own personal growth journey. Today, he loves helping others to achieve their goals.

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