Automated Reference Checks are better than calling

Employee retention is a major concern for many businesses

as high turnover rates can lead to lost time and money, as well as a decrease in productivity. While some employees may stay with a company for an average of 5.1 years, others may leave for preventable reasons. Here are some common reasons employees leave their jobs and what you can do to prevent it.

Lack of opportunity:

Employees may feel stuck in a dead-end job if they are not given opportunities to grow and develop. To prevent this, it’s important to regularly assess employees for potential advancement and offer those opportunities in a timely manner.

Lack of acknowledgment:

Failing to show appreciation or gratitude towards employees can lead to them feeling undervalued and eventually leaving. To prevent this, make an effort to thank your employees for their hard work and consider offering incentives such as bonuses.

Poor communication channels:

If employees feel that their concerns or complaints are not being heard or addressed, they may choose to leave. To prevent this, establish clear methods of communication and follow through on employee inquiries.

Bad managers:

Unprofessional or micromanaging supervisors can create a negative work environment and lead to high turnover rates. To prevent this, use employee feedback to identify problem areas with managers and provide opportunities for them to improve their leadership skills.

Lack of engagement:

Bored employees may become disengaged and eventually leave if they do not feel invested in their work or the company’s mission. To prevent this, keep track of employee engagement levels and offer opportunities for growth and development.

 Work-life balance:

If employees feel that their work is taking over their personal lives, they may choose to leave in search of a better balance. To prevent this, consider offering flexible work arrangements and encouraging work-life balance.

 Poor company culture:

Negative company culture can lead to employees feeling unhappy and eventually choosing to leave. To prevent this, make an effort to create a positive and inclusive work environment.

Thank you for considering Hiringcue for your reference check needs. Our automated reference checks have a high completion rate of 82% and our Passive Candidate Database helps you build a pipeline of qualified, passive candidates. Plus, we offer a free trial with no credit card required. Let us help you make informed hiring decisions. Interested in learning more? Sign-up today for a free trial. Receive 3 free credits. You may use these credits for Reference Checks or Pre-Interview Questionnaires.



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