The Retention Institute Provides Tools to Lower Employee Turnover

PETERBOROUGH, NH – Nov. 5, 2009 – Costly employee turnover is the greatest staffing concern for top executives. Join Dick Finnegan, a recognized leading advisor on employee retention, as he discusses how to lower employee turnover.

During “What’s the Real Secret to Low Turnover? Accountability!,” a complimentary webinar, Finnegan will explain the value of retention goals and the tools top managers should use. The webinar will take place Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. Finnegan will share a turnover cost calculator that finance departments can use to put a cost on turnover so employee retention can be reported in dollars, instead of percents.

Finnegan will discuss how human resource executives can get top management on board to make employee retention a top-five priority. He will also discuss how estimating the cost of employee turnover can influence a company’s finance team to back employee retention goals. Finnegan will share profiles of companies that have slashed employee turnover by following defined goals, including one that changed his career forever.

To register for the complimentary webinar, “What’s the Real Secret to Low Turnover? Accountability!,” visit

About The Retention Institute
The Retention Institute (SM) offers executives a comprehensive program in employee retention leading to certification as a Certified Employee Retention Professional (CERP). The program enables companies to measure the business impact and reduce the costs associated with employee turnover. The CERP program is based on The Rethinking Retention Model (SM) developed by retention expert Dick Finnegan. The model is a research-based method that offers three specific principles, seven proven strategies and more than 300 tested actionable tasks to improve employee retention. For additional information, visit

About Richard Finnegan
As founder of The Retention Institute and president of Finnegan Mackenzie, The Retention Firm, Dick Finnegan is recognized by executives across people management professions as the leading thinker and advisor on employee retention. Finnegan has worked with scores of clients across six continents on employee retention solutions in industries including healthcare, energy, manufacturing, and financial services. He is the author of Rethinking Retention in Good Times and Bad, available in the fall of 2009. For additional information, visit

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