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Building a Recruitment and Retention Plan

Recruitment and Retention Toolkit   Building a Recruitment and Retention Plan   Step 5: Start the Plan: Identify the Strategy and Intervention [2.1.0.i]

Step 5: Start the Plan: Identify the Strategy and Intervention [2.1.0.i]

If you are following this process in its entirety, you have completed:

In Step 1, you identified retention, turnover, and vacancy rates for your organization and data on effective and ineffective recruitment and retention practices.
In Step 2, you summarized your recruitment and retention data and used that information to identify the most critical job position.
In Step 3, you clarified the critical position and identified supports necessary for all staff in that position to be effective.
In Step 4, you identified the responsibilities and scope of the selected position. 

If you complete Step 5 you will have:

  • Identified a strategy that will best meet the needs of your organization based on the data collected and the choices made; and
  • Identified possible interventions within the selected strategy.

Choice of Approach for Completion:

  1. Step-by-step instructional
If you would like to follow the step-by-step instructional process go to Start the Plan: Identify the Strategy and Intervention Quick Tool [2.1.5]. This Quick Tool includes a series of tasks and a group of new resources to help identify a strategy and possible intervention to complete your recruitment or retention plan; it also integrates previous steps and completed resources as a foundation to decide on the selected strategy.
  1. Access to resources, no instruction
Access to the new resources is listed below without the instructional materials. This does not include previously completed foundational resources or resources to assist a review process.

There are two types of resources to help you in this step.

Resources that describe strategies and interventions include:
Resources that summarize your previous results include:

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