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Keeping Good Employees

Good employees are typically "engaged" employees. Engaged employees have positive attitudes, look for better ways to do their work, respect their co-workers, are willing to go the extra mile and are interested in keeping up-to-date in their field of expertise. Employees who are not engaged can have a negative impact on customer satisfaction, productivity and profitability. You can keep employees engaged with programs that emphasize learning, advancement, work-life balance, decision making, teamwork and participation.

First: Assess

Check your employees' level of engagement using this list of indicators.

Action Steps

Use this list of suggestions to build a creative rewards program. Conduct "stay interviews" – regular one-on-one meetings with employees to understand how they are feeling about work, what would make their workplace experience better, etc.