Hiring Wisdom: Information and Engagement Go Hand in Hand

Engagement is the key to employee retention and here’s an easy-to-implement, cost-free, way to get some going.

Make it a practice to ask your people a Question of the Week – either individually or as a question up for discussion at the weekly staff meeting.

Some examples include:

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  • What could we do to make your jobs easier?
  • What do we spend too much time on around here?
  • What’s the neatest app on your phone?
  • Can you think of any ways we could make our time together more fun?

People love to share opinions, ideas, and give feedback. This is an easy way to keep them involved and engaged as well as to gather a lot of great ideas and information.

This was originally published on Mel Kleiman’s Humetrics blog.

Mel Kleiman, CSP, is an internationally-known authority on recruiting, selecting, and hiring hourly employees. He has been the president of Humetrics since 1976 and has over 30 years of practical experience, research, consulting and professional speaking work to his credit. Contact him at mkleiman@humetrics.com.


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