Guests:

Melody Muniz, Science Museum Oklahoma guest relations director

Clint Stone, Science Museum Oklahoma vice president of programs

According to the recruiting firm Korn Ferry, 80% of retailers plan to hire the same amount of seasonal staff as they did last year – or more! Thanks to the lowest unemployment rate the nation has seen in 16 years and the rising gig economy, 2017 has proven challenging for employers to fill such positions with the right talent. With the processes of identifying and hiring new top performing employees growing more difficult and expensive, what can your organization do to retain the top performers from your seasonal workforce for future years?

In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea talk with Muniz and Stone about:

  • the financial and practical benefits of retaining seasonal employees for the future
  • the importance of establishing a culture that inspires them to return
  • strategies to stay in touch with these top performers during the off-season

 

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About HR Break Room

HR Break Room is a podcast from your friends working in human resources, dedicated to bringing you interesting break room conversations with experts on the hot topics of HR and HR Technology, one cup of coffee at a time. Hosted by Caleb Masters and Chelsea Justice, HR Break Room is designed to inspire you to harness the power of HR technology to empower your people and organization.

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