Retaining Talent Retaining Talent: A guide to analyzing and managing employee turnover One of the most critical issues facing organizations is how to retain the employees they want to keep. This report will help HR practitioners to analyze and manage employee turnover in their organizations. It will help them to understand why employees leave and why they stay, and learn how to develop an effective retention management plan. Click here to download your free report in pdf. The SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines series makes research findings easily accessible to HR practitioners. The reports provide practical, research-based guidelines for implementing effective HR practices in your organization. These reports are made possible by your generous tax-deductible donations to the SHRM Foundation.