What is it?
People leave jobs for many reasons, only some of which are controllable. The Retention increases tenure and reduces the turnover that is attributed to employee character.
How does it work?
The Retention test measures of Engagement, Motivation, Self-determination, Social Attachment, Self-control, Resilience, Personal Adjustment, and are low on Confrontation, Solitude, and Career Indecision. Employees who stay longer score high on these traits.
How does it help you?
Retention passers become stakeholders and form attachment to their jobs and stay longer. Because the Retention scale includes some of the Dependability items, both involuntary and voluntary turnover is reduced, including that from job abandonment. With lower turnover, new employee training cost is also reduced.