As we all learn to live and work in the 'new normal', learning how to retain your employees has become more important than ever. That's why we thought we'd share with you a great article on how online training can provide the connection to your staff that's required to ensure they feel confident in their positions to help ensure long-term retention.
Written by Paul White Ph.D, his piece for the Training Industry website is called "How Training Focused on Connectedness Improves Talent Retention." Paul is a psychologist who specializes in the language of authentic appreciation, and how to express it meaningfully to others. He is co-author of three books and co-creator of the Motivating by Appreciation Inventory which have been used by corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies.
His interesting article shines a light on some key subjects in talent retention through connectedness, including:
- Resilience training to encourage long-term success
- Positive psychology to enhance workplace connections
- Remote and hybrid employees need connectivity
- Creating a positive workplace to retain employees
"Training professionals are not always aware of how much their work is directly linked to talent retention. Yes, effective onboarding can help new hires feel adjusted and more likely to stick it out during the initial transition to their new role; and effective training builds confidence and competency. Research and practical tools about work stressors can help learning leaders address the need for team connectivity and inclusion. Through these new insights, training professionals can then utilize the discovery and resources to directly impact employee engagement and retention in their organizations."
Click the link below to read Paul's interesting article on the Training Industry website and find out how you can improve your employee retention through online training today.