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Posted Thursday, November 20, 2014 by Rich Bowlen

What Can Businesses Do To Retain Talent

Protective services agencies are constantly searching for ways to keep quality staff. This article highlights the importance of investing in capabilities that frontline staff find valuable and how that encourages them to stay.

Full Summary:

For those working in the field of protective services, days can be long and very stressful. As days turn into weeks and weeks into months, the cumulative weight of never-ending paperwork along with the emotional strain zaps the energy out of the most mission-driven social workers.

As a result, retention within the field of protective services is always a hot topic and agencies are constantly searching for ways to keep quality staff. This article highlights the importance of investing in capabilities that frontline staff find valuable and how that can go a long way in encouraging them to remain as part of your team.

Additionally, this piece provides an interesting perspective on retention for organizations that have an increasing number of staff working remotely or are much more mobile due to demands of being in the field more than in the office.

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