Combatting the Great Resignation: Stay Interviews
It is often standard practice to conduct exit interviews to gain information about why an employee is leaving your organization. Many times, this information is too little too late and the opportunity to prevent unwanted turnover is lost. Stay interviews are periodic discussions managers can have with their staff, that when done well, increase employee engagement and prevent unwanted turnover.
- The true reasons employees leave – and they're not what you expect!
- How to conduct a stay interview to build relationships and gain valuable insights
- How to convey openness and receive feedback so employees feel comfortable sharing
Speaker Denise Gatti
Ms. Gatti is a creative Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) and Leadership Development consultant who is passionate about maximizing talent and creating inclusive cultures as drivers for business success.
As a leader in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, she reduced bias in HR processes and policies, facilitated training sessions, established vibrant and active Employee Resource Groups and coached Executives to drive culture change. Using a practical approach to connect DEI strategy to business goals, she led programs that showcased DEI strategy in action, increasing employee inclusion and engagement. She is currently Co-chair of the Tri-state Human Resource Management Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Ms. Gatti’s focus on DEI grew from a longstanding practice of integrating DEI into all training, talent management, and development programs. She designs and facilitates engaging development programs which have earned high regard among all levels of employees. Using thought-proving discussions and relevant content she engages participants in virtual or in-person sessions. She has worked with a wide variety of clients and industries including healthcare, automotive, sales, government, and finance, as well as non-profit organizations and their boards. The talent management and succession process she designed for a national company resulted in a 20% increase in the diversity of their leadership pipeline, promotions of underrepresented talent to Director level, and a 0% turnover rate among high potential talent for 10 successive years.
Coaching clients consistently report her coaching as insightful, spot-on and key to accelerating their development. Using her in-depth knowledge of effective leadership practices and validated assessment tools, she guides others to enhance their current performance and prepare for future leadership roles.
Ms. Gatti is honored to have presented as a keynote speaker at conferences and meetings for organizations.
Ms. Gatti holds a Masters’ Degree from Drexel University, a Bachelor of Arts from The College of New Jersey and completed graduate courses in Organizational Development at St. Joseph’s University.