5 Little Things That Can Have a Big Impact on Employee Experience and Retention
If your company is having trouble hiring or retaining employees, you’re not alone. The Great Resignation, also known as the Big Quit, is the recent trend of employees voluntarily leaving their jobs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It started in the spring of 2021, when many companies were planning to bring employees back into the office after months of remote or hybrid work. The Great Resignation has become a significant problem, with millions of workers having quit or moved to other jobs. This has made employee retention more important – and challenging – than ever.
Creating a great employee experience can lead to greater engagement and commitment to the organization, which in turn reduces costly and disruptive turnover.
Employee experience is a big topic. It reflects the entire journey an employee has with the organization, touching every aspect of the job: workspace, well-being, and relationships. But as in life, it’s often the little things that count the most. Providing employees with the right tools, unexpected surprises / perks, streamlining and automating day-to-day processes, and helping them get their job done faster and more efficiently improves their experience and makes them feel valued.
Download this tip sheet for a few ways – some small, some not so small – that leaders can improve experiences for employees, increase engagement, and reduce turnover.