Attract & Retain Employees

How to Attract and Retain Employees in a Tight Labor Market

With unemployment rates at historic lows, every owner has employees top of mind. Will you be able to attract the talent you need? Can you keep the skilled employees you have? The short answer is yes – if you are strategic and follow through on things that matter.

In a tight market, you must work harder for quality employees that represent your company well. Worker availability can also affect plans for growth. So when you put out that “help wanted” sign, keep these tips in mind:

Even today, you can find and keep good people. Invest in things that make your business special to employees. Some things you control: culture, mission, being a good employer. For others, you’ll want a benefits partner and business consultant. Your business is only as good as your people. Make sure they’re the best.