25% of the workforce has held their job for less than 1 year.
79% of people who quit cite lack of appreciation as the main reason.
As sobering as these statistics are, there is hope for overcoming the harsh realities of attracting and retaining top talent. It’s called purpose, and it’s a magnet for high-achievers. Purpose is what drives people to do great work. Onboarding and inboarding can connect (and reconnect) employees to your company’s purpose early on and keep them connected for the long haul, increasing engagement and productivity and reducing turnover.
But even connections made with onboarding and inboarding won’t stick without ongoing recognition and positive reinforcement from leaders. Their appreciation deepens a team’s sense of purpose and encourages the kind of great work that can change an entire industry.
Join O.C. Tanner’s Jeff Birk on August 25, 2016 as he discusses these topics and more in a free, HRCI-accredited webinar.
Join us to learn:
● The importance of emotionally connecting new hires to the cause of the organization with onboarding
● How to use inboarding to communicate an employee’s continuing connection to the cause of the organization throughout their career
● The power of recognition from leaders to attract, retain, and influence the greatness of employees from their first day to retirement.
Jeff Birk, Manager of Speaking and Training at O.C. Tanner, has inspired thousands for the last 25 years as a trainer, speaker, stand-up comedian and corporate emcee for the likes of Honda, Bose, Virgin Trains, 3M, Footlocker, Pepsi and Pier 1 Imports. Early in his career as a stand-up comedian, he opened for such notables as Jay Leno, Kevin James and Martin Short. In his current role with O.C. Tanner, the worldwide leader in employee recognition solutions, Jeff travels the globe teaching executives and leaders how to leverage workplace appreciation into financial and cultural success. His speaking style engages and inspires audiences around the world with a unique ability to balance humor and impact in every message he delivers.
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