Talent Series 104: Employee Retention
It's no secret that, as the region's unemployment rate remains at historic lows, small businesses are struggling to find the skilled talent they need to remain competitive; according to Denver Metro SBDC's recently publishedColorado Small Businesses Survey, more than half of companies with revenue over $500,000 reported that a lack of qualified workers was a challenge to their growth.
That's why we are bringing you the Skillful Talent Series training's, designed to help employers find, hire and train talent with a focus on skills instead of proxies for skills like previous titles and degrees, thereby deepening your companies' talent pools, reducing time to hire and improving retention and diversity.
Outside hires take three years to be as productive in the same job as someone promoted internally. Yet only 7% of people advance within a company. By neglecting to develop and promote internally, many companies to miss opportunities to increase retention, productivity, and fill positions anywhere in the company.
Join us to create new approaches to grow people within your organization!
In SKILLFUL: Talent Series 104: Employee Retention learn how to:
- Identify and grow the skills your staff needs as your company changes and grows
- Create opportunities for development and advancement to improve productivity and retention
- Make confident promotion decisions based on skills needed to succeed
When filling your open positions, look at the great candidates you could already have on your staff.
Standard Course Fee - $35.00
Bronze DMCC Members - $25.00
Gold DMCC Members - Complimentary
Meet Your Instructor:
Jessie serves as a Workforce Development Consultant, facilitating Skillful Talent Series training's in partnership with the Denver Metro Small Business Development Center. Jessie has been working in employee and career development for more than a decade and has a doctorate in Leadership. She completed her dissertation research on employee behavior, engagement, and empowerment within generational work preference.
Fee: $ 35.00