Hiring the best candidates is your goal. But retaining your top talent must be a priority. Healthcare candidates have lots of options to jump ship. Here are important tips to consider as you seek to retain your current staff.
Here are some important insights as you seek to retain top talent.
Surprising Retention Stats
The average tenure for healthcare employees is 4.6 years. And a study of millennials showed that they leave on average after just two years! Grooming top talent is important—but so are efforts to retain your existing team.
Who Is Actively Looking For Their Next Job?
76% of full-time workers are either actively looking for a new job or open to a new opportunity. That’s three-quarters of the workforce! A sobering number for healthcare employers in an ever-increasingly competitive hiring market, Forbes, Top Workplace Trends.
Why Retaining Good Employees Is Only Going To Get Harder
As the population ages, the number of healthcare workers needed continues to rise. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, between 2010 and 2030 the population of senior citizens will increase to 69 million. It will create even more job opportunities for qualified healthcare professionals—and more competition for healthcare employers seeking top talent.
Top 3 Things You Need To Do To Retain Employees
There are many things companies can do to retain their employees. A survey conducted by Future Workplace ranked things companies plan to do this year to retain top talent:
1. Invest in additional training
2. Improve employee work space
3. Give more rewards