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Management Skills or Techniques

List effective management skills or techniques related to recruitment, retention, and decreasing turnover.

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1. List effective management skills or techniques related to recruitment, retention, and decreasing turnover.

Some of the most effective recruitment strategies are gathering employee referrals from your top performers, looking for referrals by "friends" of the company, hosting invitation-only open houses and moving temporary employees to permanent employee status. http://www.allbusiness.com/human-resources/workforce-management-hiring-recruitment/784909-1.html

The first step in decreasing turnover is to understand why employees leave. Employees leave for many reasons, some of which managers have little or no control over, such as retirement, a family member being transferred or the desire to stay home to start a family. However, executive teams should take the time to understand the reasons most employees leave and develop a plan to address these issues. Some of the most common reasons employees leave which include (see strategies in brackets to address these problems, and decrease turnover):

* Employee's perception of poor supervision; (vs. provide good supervision)
* Unchallenging (and therefore, uninteresting) positions; (vs. ...

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This solution provides a thorough overview of the effective management skills or techniques related to recruitment, retention, and decreasing turnover. It lists many of the skills and techniques for each.

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