Jun 05 Our Approach to Keeping Talent Happy
We are so excited and honored to be on the cover of the June issue of Minnesota Business Magazine! In this issue that highlights MN’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Rêve is featured in an article on tips for retaining employees. We’re proud of the culture we’ve built and are happy to share some of our secret ingredients in the article.
A Recipe for Retention
Rêve Consulting’s multifaceted approach to keeping talent happy
The talent gap, the bête noire of many an expansionary entrepreneur, isn’t going away. Actually, it’s getting worse. ManpowerGroup took a high-level look at the global talent squeeze, and it’s not pretty: some 40% of employers reported talent shortages in 2016. Software developers and high-tech manufacturers are especially hard hit, but no industry is unaffected.
Recruiting highly skilled workers has always been competitive, but getting them in the door is only half the battle. With suitable replacements in short supply, retaining high performers is just as critical. There’s no silver bullet, but can an optimal mix of compensation, benefits and workplace amenities boost recruitment and retention rates?
Thousands of small- and midsize-business owners lose millions of hours of sleep each year wrestling with that very question.
Some do better than others. Kristin Pardue and Brad von Bank, co-founders of Minneapolis-based strategy and service design firm Rêve Consulting, seem to be on to something. Here’s why the work environment at their 14-person strategy shop is the stuff of local legend.
Read the entire article on Minnesota Business Magazine’s website.