of employees are searching for another job
Your company spends an exorbitant amount of time and resources finding and training good employees.
Taking time to create a plan and budget to maintain those relationships is a no-brainer right? But everyone is so busy it slips through the cracks because "we'll get to that next month," says Pat P. Crastinator
Your employees don't see your calendar of good intentions and some employees are not as happy as you think they are.
So... wait no longer! We have facts, ideas and solutions that will take the burden of searching for solutions off your back. We'll help you Plan, Package & Present - which will in turn make you the company hero!
The wants and needs of employees vary depending on industry, job function, and personal preferences. Below are some of the things that employees want most out of their jobs today + Why Employees Are Really Quitting.
Allow a Good Work-life Balance
Employees want to have a reasonable workload that allows them to maintain a healthy work-life balance. This can include flexible work schedules, telecommuting options, or generous vacation time.
- Flexible work arrangements
- Clear boundaries between work and personal time
- Opportunities for self-care
- Time off
Create a Supportive Company Culture
Employees want to work in a positive, supportive company culture that values teamwork, collaboration, and open communication.
- Collaborative work environment
- Strong communication
- A positive and respectful work environment
Openness to feedback
Give Recognition and Show Appreciation
Employees want to feel recognized and appreciated for their hard work and contributions to the company.
Help them Feel Secure
Employees want to feel secure in their jobs and have confidence in the stability of their employer.
- Reassure employees there job is secure
- Show stability of your company with numbers
- Regularly check in for honest feedback
Create Opportunities for Growth and Development
Employees want to be challenged and given opportunities to learn and grow within their roles. This can include professional development programs, leadership training, or mentorship opportunities.
- Professional development programs
- Leadership training
- Opportunities for mentorship
Explain the Value of their Work
Employees want to feel that their work has meaning and makes a difference. They want to feel that their work is aligned with their personal values and passions.
- Review your mission statement
- Step back and explain why they are important
- Develop relationships with charitable organizations for employees to explore
Be a Supportive Manager
Employees want to work with managers who are supportive, communicative, and empowering. They want to feel that their managers are invested in their success and are helping them achieve their career goals.
- Don't micromanage
- Listen to their ideas (truly listen)
- Never speak condescendingly
Provide Health and Wellness Benefits
Employees want access to health and wellness benefits such as health insurance, gym memberships, and mental health resources. Know who you are competing with for talent and the benefits they are offering.
- Fitness classes/memberships
- Mental health days
- Good health insurance
Provide volunteer opportunities to boost morale and make a positive impact beyond their work
Supply Technology and Resources
Employees want access to the latest technology and resources that enable them to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively. This can include software tools, hardware, and other resources that help them stay organized and productive. Allow time for continuing education and skills training. Tons of online resources available.
- Up-to-date hardware and software
- Organizational tools
- Skills/Trade seminars
Competitive Compensation is a Must
Although current trends indicate pay is not top of the list - employees of course want to be paid fairly for the work they do and they want to be compensated at a level that is competitive within their industry and market.
- Pay well if possible
- Have candid conversations about job descriptions
- Annual bonuses and raises based on goals achieved
SIMPLE TIP: Build a great culture with a greater purpose!
WHY EMPLOYEES ARE
More than half of people currently employed are looking for another job.
Today's employee has plenty of job options. Your competition knows this and is going after your most elite team members.
Millennials now make up the largest sector of the workforce. Unlike the generations that preceded them, they insist on more than a paycheck.
- Are you doing everything to keep good talent?
- How is your work culture?
- Do your employees feel connected?
- What's your definition of a win?
- What is the true purpose of your organization?
- Do you know the five key mistakes employers make?
Employee recognition gifts are an excellent way to show your employees that you appreciate their hard work and dedication. Providing personalized gift kits, gift cards, technology accessories, company-branded merchandise, wellness gifts, event tickets or time-off is a significant part of creating a positive company culture.
Gifts & Things
Simple personalized thank-you notes or cards can go a long way in making an employee feel appreciated and valued. Design a few custom cards, note pads or sticky notes and selectively distribute based on performance. Holiday cards and birthday cards are great and even better with a personalized gift card.Get Started - Our Templates Personalized Print Below
Branded Swag Bag
Create branded swag bags that contain a combination of promotional items, such as pens, notepads, water bottles, stress balls etc. There are new cool gadgets coming out all the time. Personalized items make the gift even better. Add your employee's name and accolade to a mug, water bottle or gadget.
Custom Gift Cards
Visa & Mastercard Gift Cards are perfect for corporate gifts, incentives, and rewards. Pre-paid debit cards let the recipient choose where they shop so they can select a retailer that fits them best. Add your logo to brand on top of showing appreciation.
Tickets to sporting events, concerts, or other experiences can be an exciting gift that employees can enjoy with their family or friends. EDC can't provide you with event tickets, but we are here to help with the presentation of these tickets as a bundled package. Presentation is everything!
Consider giving personalized gifts such as customized mugs, photo frames, or desk accessories to show your customers that you value their business. Your creativity is the only limit. If you know their interests - get them something you know they will like and use. Order one or many.Discover Quick Kits Below
From planning to packaging to presentation - EDC is here to make you the company hero with our Employee Retention Services.
We enjoy developing employee retention packages and putting them to work for our customers.
Download DRYVE white papers on "Why Employees Are Really Quitting" to decide for yourself if your company needs a Employee Retention Plan. Also, check your level of need for a Team Store with a short quiz and instant analysis.
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Create your bundle of prefilled kits and cards below and you're headed in the right direction of retaining your employees, but there is more to retention than passing out gifts and cards. Plan > Package > Presentation!
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Prefilled Gift Kits
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Personalized gifts, such as customized water bottles, coffee mugs, or journals, can be an excellent way to show employees that you value them and appreciate their contributions.
Gift cards are a versatile and practical gift option that allows employees to choose their own reward. You can consider gift cards for popular stores, restaurants, or experiences.
Technology accessories, such as phone chargers, wireless earbuds, or smartwatch bands, can be a useful gift for employees who are always on the go.
Company-branded merchandise, such as t-shirts, hats, or bags, can be a fun way to show employees that they are part of a team and help build a sense of pride and community.
Wellness gifts, such as fitness trackers, yoga mats, or essential oil diffusers, can help employees prioritize their well-being and show that the company cares about their health.
Tickets to sporting events, concerts, or other experiences can be an exciting gift that employees can enjoy with their family or friends.
Time-off is a gift that allows employees to recharge and spend time with their loved ones. You can consider offering extra vacation days, a half-day off, or a day to work remotely as a recognition gift.