About half of the executives (51 percent) reported that they have between one and six months to show Generation Y employees that the company is the best place for them. One-quarter (26 percent) indicated they have less than a month to do so!
This means retail managers have a short window of time to capture the hearts and minds of Gen Y new hires. Some simply tactics to improve Gen Y retention are:
- Making sure that every applicant gets a realistic job preview and a clear sense of what to expect from he company.
- Try to connect new hires with other employees