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The Power of Stay Interviews: A Manager's Guide to Improving Employee Engagement & Retention Through Stay Interviews

The landscape of work culture is quickly evolving…

Hiring rates are up, unemployment rates are down.

And with an influx of top talent entering the workforce, organizations are now battling it out in order to employ and keep these high-performers.

And retaining top talent is an ongoing war.

As a leader, it’s your job to build trust with your employees, communicate goals and objectives clearly and consistently, recognize and celebrate their successes, coach and give feedback…the list goes on. And all this needs to be taking place on a daily basis if you want to hold on to your top performers.

Because the minute your star employee feels unrecognized, he/she will be on the job hunt.

The Keys to Engaging and Retaining Top Talent

Exit interviews are now a moot point. Sure, they might give you an idea of what you can improve upon for a new recruit, but the sad fact is that you’ve already lost key performers that make your organization successful.

Enter: the STAY interview.

Unlike an exit interview, the Stay interview is a process not a one-time event and it’s done over time before you notice initial signs of disengagement among team members.

Its design is simple: Stay interviews are casual, one-on-one conversations between you and your employee, focusing on ways you can help them feel recognized, more engaged, and ultimately, more successful in the organization.

And when used correctly, Stay interviews and help keep employees longer and cause them to work better.

But how do you know what to ask, when to ask it, and how to build a solid foundation for your team?

That’s where our NEW presentation, The Power of Stay Interviews for Employee Engagement and Retention, comes in!

Presented by Dick Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics, and author of The Power of Stay Interviews for Engagement and Retention, which is the top-selling SHRM-published book in history, this powerful and insightful event will teach you the crucial importance of Stay interviews, how to successfully conduct them, as well as how to train your managers to gain these effective, and vital skills.

In this presentation, you’ll also learn:

  • Specific Stay Interview tools including questions to ask, data to record, and potential solutions.
  • The four required skills leaders must learn to make their Stay Interviews successful.
  • How to develop a tool to forecast employee turnover based on Stay Interview results.
  • Both the value and limitations of employee surveys
  • The vital importance of supervisor effectiveness as the linchpin that drives each individual employee’s engagement and retention.
  • The value and techniques for converting engagement and retention to dollar values (rather than continue to report them only as scores and percentages), which fail to drive executive action.

Tired of losing your top talent on a regular basis? Then don’t miss this powerful presentation, equipping you with a vast array of skills needed for today’s workplace!

Presented By

Dick Finnegan

Dick Finnegan is the author of The Power of Stay Interviews for Engagement and Retention, which is the top-selling SHRM-published book in history. He is also the author of Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad which was excerpted by BusinessWeek which said “Finnegan offers fresh thinking for solving the turnover problem in any economy”. He has also authored The Stay Interview: A Manager’s Guide to Keeping the Best and Brightest, and HR’s Greatest Challenge: Driving the C-Suite to Improve Employee Engagement and Retention.

Dick is a humorous and insightful speaker for conference and corporate events. His “day job” is CEO of C-Suite Analytics which helps organizations improve engagement and retention, including one solution that guarantees turnover will decrease 20% in the first year or funds are returned. His experience includes solving turnover and engagement in Siberian banks, African gold mines, multi-national corporations in China, and for the CIA.

He holds bachelors and graduate degrees from The Pennsylvania State University and lives in Orlando, Florida, where The Orlando Sentinel newspaper published an editorial recognizing Dick for his extensive donations of professional services to non-profit organizations.

Price: $175.00