Keeping Good Employees on Board: Employee Retention Strategies to Navigate Any Economic Storm

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Morgan James Publishing, Nov 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
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Employee Retention: A crucial business priority
Why do employees leave? More importantly, what makes them stay? These are the questions that business veteran and author Dawn McCooey has been asking for decades. This book is the culmination of that curiosity.
There are examples and resources here for you to help increase employee engagement which, of course, increases productivity, reduces turnover, and ultimately increases your bottom line.
Take the helm, keep your good employees on board, and have some fun on this journey. Bon Voyage!

 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Is Your Kit Bag Packed?
1
Chapter 2 Help New Recruits Get Their Sea Legs
9
Chapter 3 Surefire Ways to Ignite Loyalty
25
Chapter 4 Avoid Mutiny and Watch Out For Pirates
37
Chapter 5 Different Strokes for Different Folks
55
Its not About the Gold
71
Chapter 7 The Courage to Ask the Questions and Hear the Answers
92
Chapter 8 Its All About Team
107
Chapter 9 Swashbuckling Soirees and Other Serious Celebrations
127
Chapter 10 Captains Orders An Action Plan
145
Chapter Notes
169
Appendix 1 Survey Participants
179
Appendix 2 List of Organizations that Distributed the Survey
183
Appendix 3 List of EmployersCompanies Interviewed
185
About the Author
189
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DAWN MCCOOEY, has over 25 years experience in her employment and business consulting practice. She obtained a Master of Arts degree at Royal Roads University where she is an Associate faculty. Dawn managed her company of up to 32 employees and was voted, "Best Boss in Victoria". Her extensive local and offshore sailing background and experience helped her to create this unique nautical theme for an important business subject. Dawn currently works as a Business Advisor with Women's Enterprise Centre in Victoria, BC.

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