Employee Retention, Employee Engagement & Talent Management Strategies

Successful organizations realize by having an effective employee retention plan will help them sustain their leadership and growth in the marketplace. Good organizations make employee retention a core element of their talent management strategy and organizational development process. Those that fail to make employee retention a priority are at risk of losing their top talented staff members to the competition.

Chart Your Course International helps organizations design employee retention programs to recruit, manage, retain and engage the best workforce available by providing cutting-edge talent management strategies, hiring assessments, consulting, employee retention training and talent management programs.


We help organizations design employee engagement programs to reduce employee turnover and improve productivity. Greg Smith is a leading authority on employee retention and a former Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award--America's highest award for organizational excellence.


Talent Management & Retention Services


For the past two decades, we have helped executives design employee retention strategies that provide a comprehensive road map for not only attracting and keeping talented employees, but for motivating and engaging them to achieve a higher level of performance. We are one of the few organizations providing a one-stop service for your employee retention and talent management needs.

BETTER MATCHING -- With our specialized employee selection assessments, we show you how to spot and develop people who "fit" with the job description, the company culture, and the supervisor or manager.  We also provide retention tools and surveys to measure employee satisfaction and exit surveys.

BETTER MANAGERS -- Our employee retention training programs help insure managers learn how to build teams, manage performance, develop individuals to their full potential, and help them achieve success on the job. Read our employee retention articles.

BETTER INTEGRATION -- We can show you how to design effective employee orientation and onboarding programs to build enthusiastic employees that stay longer.

BETTER CONNECTIONS -- Our talent management programs help measure employee and job satisfaction individual needs and helps build productive relationships with their co-workers and supervisors.

BETTER CULTURE -- We have discovered the eight critical drivers employees need and expect from their job that drive high employee retention.

BETTER ACCOUNTABILITY FOR EMPLOYEE TURNOVER -- Our system makes it easy for HR and line management to capture critical information such as retention plans, training needs, and job performance, and communicates this information to the entire management team for accountability.



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"Four hours of my time in your seminar has resulted in a 51% improvement of our revenues during the first quarter . . . Our teams work smart as well as hard and each member is having a lot more fun working together. You are the deal of the century!"

Dave Dibble
Director of Marketing, Sunshine Companies


"As a result of your training we are now seeing measurable improvements in reduced turnover, increased sales, better customer service and improved communication and morale of all concerned."


David Doss

President, Bates Ace Hardware


"Realizing that the talent crisis isnít likely to go away. . .Greg Smith provides a comprehensive road map for not only attracting and keeping talented employees, but for motivating them to achieve a higher level of performance. Chock full of practical ideas and real-world examples--a must-read for any leader who wants to create a high-retention business that achieves results."


David Shadovitz

Editor-in-Chief, Human Resource Executive magazine


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Includes a Podcast on Transformational Leadership: How to Design a Change Management Strategy to Accelerate Performance and Increase Productivity and six special reports: Creating the High Performance Organization -- Are You a Manager or a Leader? -- How to Manage Negative Employees -- Top Ten Reasons People Quit Their Jobs -- How to Keep Your People Motivated

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Chart Your Course International is located in Morrisville, NC (RTP)

By Greg Smith


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