Attracting the Right Workers

Question:

Job Security & Staff Retention

Hello, I own a small business and have trouble attracting the right workers. I am looking for someone to cover the front desk, answering phones and checking in customers. I can’t seem to keep anyone longer than six months. Do you have any suggestions in how to hire someone long term?

Dr. Prakash:
Employee turnover happens due to many reasons but one of the most persistent involves the inability of employees to feel secure in their job. To help them feel secure offer them a competitive salary and benefits. You can also try offering some incentives such as profit sharing or taking home a commission.You can also work with a business coach that can help you assess a potential employee’s longevity with the company.