Assignment: Employee Retention Factors and Strategies

Assignment: Employee Retention Factors and Strategies

Attracting and retaining the best employees are some of the most important actions an organization

can take to achieve its goals. In this Assignment, you will be analyzing the factors that influence employee recruitment and retention. In this Assignment, you will be assessed on the following outcomes: HR400-6: Examine the factors that influence employee recruitment and retention.

GEL-1.2: Demonstrate college–level communication through the composition of original materials in

Standard English.

Learning Activity

It is strongly recommended that you complete this Learning Activity after completing all the unit

Readings and before beginning your Assignment. This will help you practice important concepts

related to skills needed for the Assignment.

Assignment:

Before starting this Assignment, review the Assignment Checklist.

Using employee retention and employee retention strategies as search terms, select and read three

articles on employee retention in the Library. Then, in a Word document, write a 2–3 page expository

research paper addressing the following:

Identify three factors that that have an impact on attracting (recruitment) and retaining employees

(retention). Provide a description for each factor and indicate how the factor influences recruitment

and retention.

For each of the three factors, identify a strategy that employers can use to positively impact employee

retention.

Assignment Checklist:

 This Assignment should be a 2–3 page Word document, in addition to the title and reference

pages.

 It must be written in Standard English and demonstrate exceptional content, organization,

style, and grammar and mechanics.

 Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples where asked.

 Your paper should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.

 Your writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful.

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 A separate page at the end of your research paper should contain a list of references, in APA

format. Use your textbook, the Library, and the internet for research.

 Be sure to cite were appropriate and reference all sources. Your sources and content should

follow proper APA format. Review the APA formats found in the Writing Center.

 Review the grading Rubric to ensure all points have been captured in the paper.

Directions for Submitting your Assignment

Be sure to respond to all the questions using the critical elements listed in the Assignment Checklist.

Submit your Assignment in a separate Word document by the end of the unit by clicking the Dropbox

tab and selecting Unit 10: Assignment from the dropdown menu, then attach your file. Make sure to

save a copy of your work and be sure to confirm that your file uploaded correctly.

Unit 10 Assignment: Employee Retention Factors and Strategies

Content and Analysis Points

Possible Points Earned

Identify three factors that influence employee recruitment

and retention. Provide a description for each factor and

indicate how the factor influences employee retention. 25

For each of the three factors, identify a strategy that

employers can use to positively impact retention. 20

Writing style, grammar, and APA format. 5

Total 50


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