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Companies should be wary of worker flight risk

In the midst of “the great recession,” companies are less fearful that their employees will flee for a better job offer. With the decrease in hiring, many businesses are focused on cutting costs, but will ignoring benefits now lead to disaster later? Researches and high-performing companies seem to think so.

The recession has lead to cutbacks in benefits, resulting in unhappy employees. According to a resent MetLife study of Employee Benefit Trends, one in three employees hopes to be working elsewhere in the next 12 months. Yet companies don’t appear to be aware of this potential flight risk.

Hire Dynamics has built its corporate culture around employee satisfaction – keeping its good workers and making them better. “It’s a central strategy for us, said Dan Campbell, CEO. “We view the retention of employees as one of the most important things we do as an organization. At the end of the day, we think that our ability to recruit and retain quality employees is one of the main things that separates us from other companies in the staffing industry.”

To read the Atlanta Business Chronicle article, click here.

Companies should be wary of workers flight risk

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