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    Event: How to retain talent and boost employee morale

    SBC Team Guide
      Have you noticed that even in this economy it is difficult to attract and retain top talent? According to a survey conducted by the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) and the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), one in three employees are actively or passively looking for work. So think about it. How many of your employees are parked in the departure lounge waiting to exit? How prepared is your business to weather the ups and downs of this economic storm?

      We will explore:



      • Why retention matters even more in tough times
      • The toll the economy maybe taking on your employees and how to boost employee morale
      • How to protect your workers from being poached by the competition
      • Ways to check the climate in your organization
      • Learn ways to create a work environment that engages and retains your talent

      Roberta Matuson is President of Human Resource Solutions (, a firm that provides consulting and training to align their people assets with their business goals. Roberta publishes a monthly newsletter "HR Matters" which is jammed with resources, articles and tips to help companies navigate through sticky and complicated HR workforce issues


      Roberta's insights on intergenerational workplace issues have been featured on CBS's The Early Show. She has also appeared on FoxBusiness, FOX's The O'Reilly Factor and has been quoted in The New York Times, Boston Globe, and many other national business publications. She is the former HR Careers Expert for and is currently an HR Expert for BostonWorks, a division of the Boston Globe.

      Post your question for Roberta here and then check back on February 5 at 2:00PM EST, or any time thereafter for her reply. You can post a question any time during the event hour. However, she may not have a chance to answer all of them.