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45% of employees plan to change jobs?!

Written by LeAnn Thieman, CSP, October 19th, 2009

education1I just read (from the Herman Trend Alert) that, perhaps as a result of fear and/or the current state of the economy, nine out of ten employees in the U.S  “are satisfied with their current work situations.” That’s the good news.

Interestingly, 45 percent plan to change “jobs, careers, or industries” when the economy recovers. How can y0u keep them, you ask?
One of the top perks employees will be looking for is training and continuing education, said 61%. Yet what is the budget that is usually the first to be cut? That’s right, education dollars.
Forward-thinking companies and hospitals will heed this warning and take steps now
to avoid this unwanted turnover.
It is crucial to offer ongoing education and training to retain your best and most experienced staff. That is one of the strategies in my Each One Reach One Nurse initiative. To learn more ideas like this, about how to recruit the nurses you need and retain the best you have, contact me.

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