Managing the workforce to reduce turnover

Keep employees happy by tracking communications and personal details.

Keep employees happy by tracking communications and personal details.

Having a high volume of employees coming and going at a workplace is sometimes unavoidable, but could send a negative message to those outside of the business. Fully and successfully taking care of employees and filling vacancies when they leave is easier when businesses monitor all of the relevant factors at play and take charge to address them. 

Writing for Diginomica, Peter Daisyme of Hostt examined the importance of keeping workers from leaving the company unexpectedly, and some possible methods for doing so. His initial assertion, that company culture is key to retaining employees, sounds abstract, but is connected to some very concrete metrics that businesses could stay aware of and use technology to monitor.

For example, one of the important ways to develop a strong culture, Daisyme writes, is to enforce strong lines of communication with employees. An electronic system could help record interactions and provide data on effectiveness, so HR departments grow and expand their reach to anyone who might be affected. He also referred to the standard issues of payment and benefits, which are obviously strong motivating factors.

"Salary and benefits play a pay a big part in our company in making sure employees feel compensated," he writes. "This is why it's important provide them with the proper compensation and benefits, and keep in mind that employees want to know there's room for advancement."

With HR software solutions carefully selected and installed, businesses will have the tools ready to improve their employee management process. Doing so will give your HR department the ability to categorize important data and prioritize it. Tracking the necessary details is easier when the solution makes for an easy transition that doesn't disrupt normal operations.