Technology And Employee Retention Go Hand In Hand To Save Businesses Time And Money

18th August 2020

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Improve Your Retention Rate With The Right Technology


Improve your retention rate with the right technology

Over the past number of months we have seen significant changes to the workplace and even more so in the last six months. Remote working, collaboration solutions and more cloud-based communication systems are just a few of the changes most HR professionals didn’t worry about a decade ago.

Business processes are now 3.5 times more complex than they were several years ago, which can cause irritation among employees. Forrester found that roughly 41 percent of employees felt their technology-related requests weren’t a priority for the company.

Businesses that are slow to take up evolving technology and communications do so at their own peril. The Millennial workforce expects digital tools to do their job efficiently, and by the end of 2020, they will represent nearly half of the workforce.

‘Gen Z has a deep understanding of how technology can transform the way we work and live. That’s why 80% said they aspire to work with cutting-edge technology, 91% said technology would influence job choice among similar employment offers, and 80% said they believe technology and automation will create a more equitable work environment. Gen Z deeply understands digital transformation. Today’s students have a deep understanding of how technology can transform the way we work and live.’

So, what’s the bottom line? Attracting and retaining talent is more important than ever, and technology, collaboration and communication play a major role in today’s workforce.


How investment in Technology Can Improve Employee Productivity and Retention

Technology should always be seen as an investment, not only for what it can do as a system but what it provides to your employees by way of empowerment.

‘Gen Z make up 20% of a multigenerational workforce. To succeed in the era of human-machine partnerships, business leaders must bridge the digital divide to unleash the power of a diverse and future-ready workforce.’

Technology, communication and collaboration tools are essential at helping employees feel productive and empowered. In turn, happy and productive employees are more likely to stay at a company, lowering turnover and increasing cost savings.

‘In a recent interview, Oracle’s CIO emphasised the importance of providing easy-to-use tools to attract and retain skilled talent. He further noted that companies who wish to become more innovative should seek HR technology that can improve employee experiences.’

Utilising next level technology tools for collaboration like Microsoft teams helps to empower employees and maintain efficient workflows. Our own research shows that Virtual Hosted desktop improves productivity by up to 25%, this ultimately increases employee satisfaction and retention.

Remote working solutions also empower employees, with greater flexibility and more efficient systems for enhancing workflow. Helping staff grow within a business through technology improves morale, productivity and retention.


Retention Starts with Leadership & Elite Group has the solution

Knowing all of this and finding a solution can be a headache. However, the Elite Group team are experts when it comes to technology, communication and services. From collaboration to remote working and communications our knowledge and expertise can help deliver systems that empower employees and help with retention.

Leading from the front enhances your business performance, maintains a more secure and empowering worksite and in turn, improves employee retention.

Save your business time and money while improving productivity and efficiency – talk to our team today.

Elite Group is one of the UK’s leading unified communication providers, supplying reliable and professional IT and telecoms services to organisations seeking Business Mobile, Cloud, Networking, Connectivity, and Telephony solutions. 

For more information on how Elite Group can power your unified communication solutions, call us or request a quote today