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Strategies from Losses: Employee Exit Interviews provide valuable
A workplace evaluation is a process that is proven to be effective
for identifying issues that cause employees to look elsewhere for
Exit surveys are a terrific way to learn firsthand from those
who have chosen to work elsewhere just exactly what the organization
could have done better that may have increased the chances of retaining
Although identifying an issue after the fact won’t
prevent the loss of the person being interviewed, the process
critical information that will enable the employer to take steps
necessary to minimize future loss of key employees.
Bottom line, if the issues continue to go unchecked the result
will, no doubt, be the continuing loss of valuable human capital.
An employee exit interview is the tool that can stop this from
Five Benefits to Employee Exit Interviews:
what employees value most in the workplace.
what the organization is doing well, and not so well.
specific management issues that may not be revealed during
a person’s time of employment.
training resources and professional development needs of your
competitive advantages and disadvantages within your market.
Historically, employee exit interviews are not
conducted on a consistent basis because employers make the common
mistake of believing
departing employees won’t provide valuable information. Employers
tend to focus squarely on getting the position filled as soon as
possible versus taking the time to determine how the vacancy could
have been avoided. As a result, they spend more time and money
making all of the same mistakes over and over again, and experience
the same high turnover rates – assuming the market is full
of unethical, undisciplined and unappreciative workers.
Nothing could be further from the truth. Most people want to do
a good job for their boss and the organization. But in order to
become fully engaged, an employee expects to be rewarded and recognized
in proportion to his or her individual efforts.
Employee exit interviews are a highly effective way for business
owners and managers to attract and retain the best of the best.
Business Institute can provide this service for your company and
your employees. Contact
us to learn more.