How to Gain and Retain Employees with Training and Development


Presenters: Lezlie Stephens and Krista Brubaker, BizLibrary

Original program date: June 2017 (program no longer available)

Program length: 60 minutes

The only thing worse than training employees and losing them, is not training them and keeping them. - Zig Ziglar
Employee retention is a critical issue facing today's organizations as they compete for talent in a recovering economy. According to Bersin by Deloitte, the costs of employee turnover are increasingly high, as much as 1.5 to 2 times an employee's salary. There are also other costs, such as lowered productivity and a decrease in employee morale. These all add up to big challenges for organizations that aren't investing in their human capital. A recent Aerotek study identified some of the biggest benefits of employee development:

  • 67 percent higher engagement levels.
  • 61 percent greater efficiencies.
  • 30 percent lower turnover.
  • 65 percent of employees say the quality of training and learning opportunities positively influences their engagement.
In this program, Lezlie Stephens and Krista Brubaker will discuss five training and development best practices that can help you gain and retain high-quality employees, including:

  • Developing leadership skills of your managers.
  • Clearly defining expectations.
  • Ensuring that training goals are aligned with company objectives.
  • Delivering training based on your employees’ preferences.
  • Recognizing and rewarding.

Learn about our speaker About the Presenters: Lezlie Stephens is director of People Operations at BizLibrary. In that role, she helps others realize their potential and create a pathway to get there as well as provides overall leadership development between three business units.

Krista Brubaker is a content specialist at BizLibrary. Her main goal is writing relevant and helpful content for the HR and L&D community. She manages blog posts, press releases and social media and assists with creating educational resources.

Recertification Credit

Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for a recertification credit hour that may be counted toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification from SHRM and recertification from the HR Certification Institute (general credit).

Webcast Sponsor

This webcast is sponsored by BizLibrary




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