Seven Initiatives that Retain Talent

Above are seven initiatives that are designed to help talent flourish. We do not expect this to be a complete list, but we hope that they provide a platform for an ongoing discussion. If you have a comment specific to one of the seven initiatives, or would like to share your thoughts, observations and ideas for new initiatives please email us at Together we can provide more clarity over what works and what does not. The below quotes are from kiwis interviewed in the 2013 TalentNZ Journal.

‘In terms of retaining people, we try to do right by our staff, giving them the freedom to do their jobs and the satisfaction from “getting shit done.”’
– Mike (MOD) O’Donnell

‘I’ve personally thought about going home [to New Zealand] at times over the past ten years and it is extremely difficult …’
– Rachel Carrell

‘I believe we have a window of five years maybe whilst New Zealand has this opportunity to ride the crest of the wave of staying relevant in this digital age.’
– Rik Athorne