Retention plans are essential
You will not hear this from a Recruiter that often however we strongly think that a retention plan is more important then a recruitment plan. Keeping your current staff and new starters is so important. The cost of recruitment and training can out weight the cost to retain. Retention is not about a counter offer, it is about ongoing things throughout the year to keep your team happy and interested. It is too late when they want to leave and counter offers do not normally work, as we find 80% of counter offers still leave within 6 months.