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Development and retention

The continual development of your employees is crucial when it comes to retaining them. Retention comes from giving back to your employees, often in more ways than just remuneration. Salary isn’t enough for many professionals these days, with clear professional development plans and regular training being widely expected, to ensure happiness within the organisation. Businesses should be aware of the many benefits that come from retaining staff including increased productivity, new skills in the team, and increased morale. Therefore, offering professional development plans and training to your staff freely will prove to them that you are as invested in their future as they are.

At Michael Page, we are happy to help you create the best development plans for your employees. We can also advise on how best to improve your current development structure to ensure that you are retaining your top staff and attracting new talent. If your employees can see their future progressing within your organisation, then you can rest assured that you are on the right track to retaining those professionals. Developing your employees’ skills and experiences will not only boost your retention rates, but it will also add significant value to your business in terms of output and productivity.

If you are looking to improve your management team or to improve your wider business strategies, our range of articles will help you to improve the development programme in your organisation. From looking at how to make the most out of exit interviews to managing a team on a global scale, we have insights from our specialist recruitment consultants who know each business sector inside and out.

Explore our top tips and advice to ensure you are doing all that you can as an organisation to develop your staff to push them towards professional success. This will also help your management team to manage productively and effectively to get the most out of their team.