Who Should Be Accountable for Engagement & Retention?

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference
Learn how to improve engagement and retention by holding executives, leaders, and HR accountable.
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This session will provide research and details regarding accountabilities for HR, executives, and first-line supervisors to improve engagement and retention. Should HR executives' pay or bonus be tied to engagement scores? Should HR recruiters be accountable for early turnover? Is there data that can persuade executives to hold first-line leaders accountable? See sample reports that connect results against goals and dollar values for executives, HR, and leaders on all levels that bring clarity, accountability, and most importantly research-based fairness to advance engagement and retention in your organization.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Richard Finnegan


Dick Finnegan is the author of The Power of Stay Interviews for Engagement and Retention which is the top-selling SHRM-published book in history. His other books include Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad which was excerpted by BusinessWeek which said “Finnegan offers fresh thinking for solving the turnover problem in any economy”. He also wrote The Stay Interview, HR’s Greatest Challenge, and Raise Your Team’s Employee Engagement Score.

His experience includes solving turnover and engagement in Siberian banks, African gold mines, multi-national corporations in China, and for the CIA…as well as for healthcare, call centers, manufacturing, and other industries in the U.S. He holds bachelors and graduate degrees from The Pennsylvania State University and lives in Orlando, Florida.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Relationship Management
HR Expertise
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