How to Make Sure Your Culture Gets (and Keeps) Top Talent

From our August, 2021 Newsletter. Read the full content of the newsletter here, and sign up for future newsletters at our contact page.

Avoiding the “Turnover Tsunami”: Companies That Exhibit Strong Values Attract and Retain Top Talent

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As vaccines have become available, we can see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. But experts are warning of a “turnover tsunami.” According to November 2020 study, about 1 in 4 US employees plan to leave their positions as the pandemic draws to a close. Another study in February of 2021 surveyed 2,000 employees from the US and Canada and found that 52% plan to look for a new job in 2021.

Merzad understands that to attract new talent and retain your best employees, having a strong culture is key. This column from Inc. Magazine lays out many lessons that Merzad also teaches when it comes to attracting top talent and retaining your best employees:

  • Be clear and courageous in defining your values
  • Create space for open and honest conversations
  • Embed your values and behaviors into your systems

Click to read the full column: “Communications in the Workplace: Do Your Words Fit Your Culture and Values?”