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Why and How you Should Tackle Retention Pre-Hire: Webinar Recap

Retention is a trending topic across organizations today. We are all looking for ways to retain top talent and hire future employees who will stay. 

In our latest webinar, Dr. Liana Epstein, Chief Analytics Officer with Cangrade, was joined by Michelle Coussens, Business Strategist with Plan B Consulting, in discussing why and how you should tackle retention pre-hire, and throughout your talent lifecycle. 

Retention is commonly thought of as a post-hire issue. However, retention actually starts before you even make a hire. Throughout the webinar, the importance of thinking about retention pre-hire and how to go about addressing retention at the start of your talent lifecycle was discussed from different angles. Topics that were highlighted include:

  • Hiring for soft skills
  • Understanding candidates’ motivations
  • The role of engagement surveys
  • How you can pre-determine if a candidate is more likely to stay 

“Retention is not only about fitting the candidate to the role, but the role to the candidate,” says Dr. Liana Epstein. By focusing on retention before you make the hire, you will look for attributes and motivations that show if a candidate is more likely to stay and if they are a right fit for your role.

Watch now to start improving your retention strategy.

To find out how Cangrade can help drive strong retention rates and hire candidates who will succeed and stay, contact us today.