Momentum for a 4-day working week is growing -- with significant hardship these past years, many people have re-examined what is important in their life.
Published 3 May 2022 | 4 min read
With resignations on the rise, employers are increasingly frantic to keep hold of their top talent. In the wake of such high-turnover, HR leaders are turning to ever-more eclectic measures to maintain their people - one of which are stay interviews. And while they may have their place somewhere in the employee lifecycle, desperately talking your people into staying immediately after they’ve handed in their notice may not be the best idea.
“The time to keep someone in your organization is not the time in which they’re trying to leave,” Bob Lockett, Chief Diversity and Talent Officer at ADP, told HRD. “You’ve got to start that process early on. As a leader, you should always check in with your folks, preferably on a weekly basis. Keeping your associates connected to you, the team and the organization through frequent conversations eliminates the need for a stay interview, which is a last resort. The likelihood of experiencing success on a stay interview is slim. It’s no different than the counteroffer.