Kerry O’Grady, faculty director for the Master’s in Public Relations and Corporate Communications program, Georgetown University
While news on “The Great Resignation” focuses on the employee, the root cause of people leaving are the environments they are working within. From racism to toxic bosses to subjectivity around professionalism to lack of fair compensation, there are a multitude of issues causing irreplaceable talent to leave.
Through this session, leaders will learn why the best talent are leaving organizations loudly and proudly. Through reflective activity and case studies, attendees will recognize systemic change needs to occur to ensure irreplaceable employees are retained. Content will include training on empathy, authenticity, transparency, fairness, DEI and compensation. Further, we’ll explore how to make employees feel valued, heard and understood.
* Learn why great employees leave organizations.
* Understand a leader’s role in retaining irreplaceable talent.
* Develop strategies and tools to retain great talent.
* Practice having difficult conversations with others in leadership to make systemic change.
* Become the leader that no one wants to leave.
* Recognize when it’s your time to leave.