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Workplace Attrition: Preparing Your Organization for the Inevitable

Our workplaces are undergoing significant and rapid changes within the workforce. We are increasingly being challenged by retirements and resignations which impact how we continue to carry on our daily business. With the ever looming challenge of workforce change and the out bound movement of Baby Boomers and the in bound shift to a younger workforce we must identify means for maintaining continuity and eliminating the loss of valuable knowledge. It is essential that organizations identify means for transitioning their workforce while maintaining service to their customers. While there is no way to be totally prepared for this eventuality, there are actions that can be taken to help mitigate problems. Some of the topics to be covered include: Understanding why retention is critical to an organization's long term operation The importance of developing a sense of unity in the workforce Leading in a multi-generational workplace Motivating employees to share knowledge, expertise, and information. Methods for collecting information to prepare for anticipated labor shortages Methods for retaining younger and newer employees