What’s your Retention Strategy?
According to a 2017 report by Employer Benefit News, a lost employee costs a company on average 33% of the employee’s base pay.
Yet few employers have a retention strategy. The Retention Solutions Network can help!
Retention solutions for a more supported, productive and engaged workforce
The Retention Solutions Network @ West Michigan Works! offers customized, timely, in-person support and training to keep your employees on the job and your business thriving.
Click on the tabs below or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Benefits of Membership
Why West Michigan Works!?
We have the infrastructure and resources to serve employers efficiently and effectively
Success coach: your retention expert
The Retention Solutions Network model addresses the root causes of low employee retention; the barriers that come with working and living in poverty and the need for technical and workplace skills so that employees can not only stay employed, but thrive. Our success coaches are fully trained MiBridges navigators and career coaches. They know their community and its resources. They can connect your employees with the support and training they need, when they need it.
More resources = an affordable retention solution
West Michigan Works! has greater access to state and federal funding than many of its competitors. This means reduced rates and incentives for employers. With 30+ years of successful grant management, we are poised and qualified to apply for and administer funds to help you support and retain your workforce.
Contact Mark Dumouchelle at 616-336-4105 o email@example.com for rates.
Frequently Asked Questions
Employee Success Stories
The following stories are examples of how the Retention Solutions Network can help employees deal with issues that might otherwise affect attendance and productivity.
Join the network of Retention Solutions members
As the Retention Solutions Network grows, employer members will have opportunities to connect, collaborate and share best practices. Common member needs will set the direction of the network.
The following employers are current members of the Retention Solutions Network:
AAC Credit Union offers a bridge loan and savings plan option that can help eligible employees with unexpected emergencies. Employees can borrow up to $1,000 at 12.90%APR interest rate.
- Built-in Save for Success program
- Easy repayment via payroll deduction (direct deposit)
- Direct deposit can continue after payoff for continued savings
- Modest application & membership fees