You hear a lot about workplace culture now, but that’s a difficult facet of your business to manage. Focusing on honest communication is a start. Be willing to implement innovative arrangements that enable your employees to have the best work-life balance possible.
One of the biggest reasons for the shortage is that many skilled workers are aging out of the industry. Consider a progressive approach that will allow these people to remain involved, such as working part-time hours. If they’re ready to retire, offer them an opportunity to be part of a mentoring program for younger workers, or be a trainer.