With the start of the new year, it’s also the beginning of the busiest time for accountants. With tax season comes a need for qualified, satisfied accounting employees. And often, the first quarter is filled with long hours and stressed out clients. Your new hires will need to be prepared, and so do you. So how can you increase your employee retention in 2019 to start Tax season off right and carry you throughout the year? Here are a few ideas.
Focus on Career Growth
Employees want to know that you have a vested interest in their success. But creating a plan for all of your employees to grow within your company, you’re demonstrating to them that you’re grateful for their contribution and value their position and future in your organization.
Virtual and Conference Training
To this end, you can invest in ways to train your top performers to grow their experience and provide added value to your company. Conference training is a great investment where you can send your employees to learn new things in a large group setting. There are also virtual opportunities for continued learning, such as webinars.
Create a Mentor Program
New employees can learn a lot from your seasoned, experienced team members. It also helps involve people at all levels of your business in advancement toward success. Partner incoming employees with others in your organization to train them not only on the job but how to achieve success in the company culture.
It’s also important to review the way you compensate your team. This goes beyond just their salary, but that’s a good place to start. Review the competition and standard salaries for jobs in your area and make any necessary adjustments to show that you value your team. But also look past the money at other benefits you can provide such as flexible schedules or remote working opportunities.
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