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Conducting ‘stay interviews’ with staff By Trudi Charest, RO COMPETITION FOR TOP TALENT IS GOING TO GET FIERCE AS THE POPULATION AGES SO FINDING WAYS TO ENSURE YOU RETAIN YOUR BEST STAFF ARE CRUCIAL. STAY INTERVIEWS ARE THE NEW RETENTION TOOL OFTEN USED BY TOP ORGANIZATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. YOU SPEND A LOT OF TIME FINDING AND RECRUITING GOOD STAFF, TRAINING THEM TO BE PROFICIENT IN THEIR JOBS BUT DON’T SPEND THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME PROTECTING YOUR INVESTMENT. BY SCHEDULING PERIODIC, “STAY INTERVIEWS,” YOU WILL NOT ONLY FIND OUT MORE ABOUT YOUR EMPLOYEES THAT CAN HELP YOU MANAGE THEM BETTER, YOU WILL ALSO SHOW THEM YOU TRULY CARE. 44 Optical Prism | September 2017