While the team researched content about retaining employees, we found this great article by Richard Branson about retaining employees
“The trick is to ensure that your staff feels empowered. As your team members grow into their jobs, give them real responsibilities: Theyll respect you for it and do everything they can to rise to the challenge.” ~ Richard Branson
Larry had some great philosophies about employees. He said, “A fair day’s work for a fair day’s pay describes one type of relationship between an employee and employer that probably serves both well enough. But I’m idealistic enough to think it should go beyond that. If you’re going to spend 5 years with us or 10 years with us I would hope there will be something along the way that is more fulfilling.
For our part, we try to provide quality jobs – quality meaning stability and a job where you don’t have to look over your shoulder or worry about a supervisor or manager having a bad day. Quality also means long-term and an environment of respect.
People progress up the material fulfillment chain by satisfying (1) their needs; (2) lifestyle; then (3) security.”
What are some of your tips to keep your best employees happy?