Retention

Retention Archives

How small businesses can square up to the big guys in the staff poaching game

The impact of losing staff on a small business is much bigger than that of a large organisation but that does not mean s...
start-ups, vulnerable, women's health, mental health, support

Demand for greater mental health wellbeing support for employees

Overall, 65 per cent of employees and 58 per cent of employers believe companies should prioritise employee mental healt...
retention, Great Regret

How small businesses can take advantage of the ‘Great Regret’

The new business landscape means finding the sweet spot between employee benefits and overall wellbeing, to offset workf...
labour

Five hiring mistakes to avoid in a post-pandemic market

While the skills shortage is challenging and costly, it offers an opportunity to nurture the team you already have, crea...
great reshuffle, talent acquisition, leadership practices, barriers

The state of the great reshuffle and five ways it’s impacting small businesses today

It's a candidates' market out there, so people are wanting roles that truly align with their values, their beliefs and h...

Mismatch in values with employers contributing to employee exodus

Employees want their employers to show that they are walking the talk on values, particularly when it comes to employee ...
labour

Vacancies surge as labour shortages cripple the retail industry

Nine out of 10 ARA members say labour shortages have stayed the same or gotten worse for their businesses over the past ...

Ageism and hiring myths are destroying small business

Increasing the employment of older workers does not harm and may even benefit younger people's employment prospects.
retain talent

Three essential steps to boost employee retention as wages remain low

Making sure your employees feel valued and providing them with predictable and flexible work schedules is key to employe...
conversation, workbeing, listening

Retaining talent starts with listening

With unemployment falling to a fresh 48-year low, small businesses need to go above and beyond to ensure employees feel ...