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Do you know your business’s retention rate? Knowing where you stand is crucial to developing an effective retention strategy. (By the way, 85 percent or higher is considered a healthy employee retention rate—read about more reletion ideas for small businesses.)
Once you know your company’s retention rate, you can create strategies to improve it—for example, conducting regular one-on-one talks with employees to offer feedback and gauge how they’re feeling about goals and expectations. Employers should also consider tailoring employee benefits, such as health insurance, to the individual rather than offering a one-size-fits-all package.