Retention is Key: How to Keep Good Employees - VIRTUAL EVENT

  • March 17, 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Virtual Meeting
  • 465


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  • Registration for non-member/guest

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THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING - Only those who are registered will receive the login information to attend virtually.

Recertification Credits: Approved for 1.5 SHRM PDCs & 1.5 HRCI recertification credits.


  • The deadline to register is Friday, March 12, 2021 at noon!
  • HRMABC Members: Free (included with membership)
  • Non-HRMABC Members/Guests: $20 per person for the virtual event

Topic: Retention is Key: How to Keep Good Employees

Making It Difficult to Leave by Baking in Employee Engagement and Satisfaction into Your Retention Strategies During an Upturn in the Economy


During a period of labor shortages. Employees have more discretion on whether to stay or leave their employers. Recent surveys show upwards to an 50% increase in employee turnover as the economy improves. Those organizations that fail to make employee retention a priority are at risk of losing their top talented people to the competition. In this employee retention training program, you will learn key strategies and tactics that drive job satisfaction and employee engagement leading to high employee retention.

Learn how to . . .

  • Build a high employee retention strategy that reduces employee turnover
  • Help people reach greater levels of productivity leading to higher job satisfaction
  • Improve employee motivation
  • Implement advice focusing on industries including healthcare, manufacturing, service, high tech and professional firms
  • Transform the entire workforce into a high employee retention culture

Presenter: Dr. Randy Frye, Ed.D, MBA, MA, CMA (Saint Francis University)

Presenter Bio:


  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
  • M.B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Saint Francis University
  • Ed.D., University of Pittsburgh Certified Management Accountant (CMA)

Career Highlights

  • Appointed to the Saint Francis University Faculty in 1984
  • Awarded tenure in 1989
  • Chair of the Business Administration Department since 1988
  • Director of the MBA program since the launch of the program in 1990
  • Director of the MHRM program since 2004
  • Dean of the Business School since 2008
  • Nearly 30 years of management experience and consulting


  • Saint Francis University Gerard and Helen Swatsworth Excellence in Teaching Award (1998)
  • Saint Francis University Student Government Association Educator of the Year (2002)
  • Saint Francis University Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Award (2003)
  • International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) Service and Appreciation Award (2004) – Founding Board of Directors member.

Research & Consulting:

  • Customer service and relationship management programs
  • Marketing strategy development, execution, and assessment
  • Human resource strategies to improve recruitment, selection, and retention
  • Business school evaluation and outcomes assessment modeling
  • Past consulting clients and schools of business reviewed include:
  • Pennsylvania Career Link, Duquesne University, Chatham College, Slovenian Savings and Loan Bank, Altoona Hospital, Bedford Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Council, Saint Francis University SBDC, Mount Saint Mary’s University, Malone College, Wilmington College, Western PA Head Start Program, West Virginia Head Start Program, Philadelphia Head Start Program, the Alternative Community Resource Program (ACRP), Hidden Valley and Seven Springs Resorts, Montreat College (NC), and Gwynedd-Mercy College.
  • Many professional and academic conference presentations, such as the International Assembly of Collegiate Education (IACBE) Annual Conference and the Society for Advanced Management (SAM) Annual Conference.

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