Work-life balance the number one factor in retaining staff

Date: 
Wednesday, 27 August, 2008 - 10:00
Category: 
Industry news

Dr Lindsay McMillan

"Any employer who is serious about signing up the best talent available, maintaining low levels of staff turnover and securing their business for tomorrow will recognise the need to do something about work-life balance now."

In his October 29 address to The Safety Conference, Sydney, Converge International CEO Dr Lindsay McMillan will explain how businesses can benefit from increased productivity and reduced turnover with the right work-life balance strategy.

New research shows that work-life balance is the key factor in attracting and retaining staff and is even more important than salary.

With unemployment in Australia at record lows and skills shortages creating a ‘war on talent', employees are demanding the implementation of successful work-life balance strategies from their employers.

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