Attracting and hiring skilled employees is getting more and more difficult. Add Hawaii’s record-low unemployment rates to the equation and you get major labor shortages and high turnover rates for a lot of industries.
When labor pools are limited, successful companies set themselves apart by attracting the most talented individuals and keeping them on board for longer. But how?
Offering the right perks to motivated individuals is certainly part of it. More than anything else, however, discovering the hook that helps your employees find purpose in their work is the key to landing — and holding onto — the best talent in your industry.
Eric Chester is a trusted voice in the global dialogue on employee engagement, workplace culture, and the emerging generation. He was one of the first authors to spell out the radical differences in the post-Gen X workforce.
His bestselling book, Employing Generation Why: Understanding, Managing, and Motivating Your New Workforce, helped employers crack the code on the expectations younger generations bring to the workplace, and made him a highly sought-after expert on connecting with young employees.
Eric is one of North America’s most in-demand conference keynote speakers, presenting at more than 60 meetings and conventions each year. His forthcoming book FULLY STAFFED shines a spotlight on what savvy employers are doing transform the way the hiring and retention game is played and won.