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Session Overview

Attracting and recruiting people remains one the biggest costs in business, so it makes sense that once the right person has been found, everything is done to ensure they are retained. In order for people to work at their best they need to be motivated and this workshop will help participants to identify some key actions that they can take to aid staff retention and motivation in their teams.

Who’s it For?

Managers who want to ensure their team is fully motivated to achieve their full potential and for those who want to improve their staff retention rates.

What’s Covered?

Staff Retention - An Introduction

  • ​The true cost of recruitment

  • The benefits of retaining the best people

  • Why people leave

  • The link between retention & motivation

Motivation - An Introduction​

  • What is it?

  • The benefits it brings

  • Explore motivation theories – Maslow, Herzberg & McGregor

  • Individual motivation factors

  • Understanding what works in your organisation

Your Role in Motivating & Retaining

  • ​Your management style & motivation

  • The role of performance management in retaining staff

  • Developing your people

  • Reward & Recognition

  • Making work fun

Developing a Retention & Motivation Strategy
  • ​Employee opinion surveys

  • Gathering ideas

  • Talent Management

  • Development Centres

  • Secondments and sabbaticals

  • Action planning for the future​


Session Benefits

  • Clear understanding of the link between retention and motivation

  • Clear understanding of your role in retaining & motivating the team

  • Develop a plan for improving retention & motivation


Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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