Employee Recruitment and Retention
Employee recruitment and retention has emerged as one of the primary challenges facing employers today. More so than ever before, employers need to develop and implement effective human resource strategies to find and keep the employees they need to complete in the global market place.
There are a number of steps involved in employee recruitment from writing a job description to interviewing potential workers. Sometimes these steps are carried out informally, especially among small employers. Large employers often have formal policies and processes developed to guide the recruitment practices. The following resources can help with employee recruitment.
Wage subsidy and internship programs
Wage subsidy programs and student internships can be effective strategies to help employers access the skilled workers they need.
Wage subsidy programs
Student and youth employment programs
Career exploration/skills development employment programs
Employee retention is a critical goal for employers in today's economy. Finders and Keepers: Recruitment and Retention Strategies was developed by the Province of Alberta. It provides guidance and advice that can assist all employers with their retention strategies.