Four Strategies to Keep Your Temporary Workers from Job-Hopping
Ask any employer who hires contingent or temporary workers what two problems continue to crop up and they would likely say: 1) temps leave the job for even the slightest bump in pay, and 2) temps lack a commitment not only to their job or employer but also to their work. There may be a number of reasons for this job-hopping behavior, not the least of which can be competitive firms wooing away talent, but this article will focus on potential strategies for keeping a temporary worker on the job – without increasing pay. Here are four strategies for meeting your employees’ needs and encouraging their loyalty.
- Encourage intrapreneurship and internal motivation
- Give the temporary worker choices
- Reward curiosity, performance, and potential
- Include temporary workers in company communications