How do you keep your top talent from jumping ship? For starters, let them know how much you value them. According to research, something as simple as conducting a “stay interview”—a conversation in which you review an employee’s likes and dislikes about the job—can help significantly reduce turnover of valued staff members.
Want to give stay interviews a try, but aren’t sure where to start? Head on over to Smartblog on Leadership for my monthly column in which I share 12 questions for you to conduct effective stay interviews.
I’m curious: have you ever had anything that resembles a “stay interview” with your work team leader? If so, what was the impact on your job satisfaction?