Course Description

Learn to Recruit and Retain Talent during the Great Resignation. This webinar will provide tips on recruiting a great workforce and secrets to retaining employees.

Join Lisa Rackley with the UGA SBDC in Macon and Daniel McCoy UGA SBDC at Kennesaw State University to learn more about recruiting and retaining employees. Topics discussed in recruiting include job descriptions, where to look for employees and the secret sauce for recruiting. Topics discussed in retaining include what employees are looking for in today’s workplace, the importance of communication and ways to retain employees.

Course Outline

1. Recruiting Employees

a. Trends in today’s recruiting environment

b. Writing job descriptions and resources

c. Looking for employees

d. Secret sauce

2. Retaining Employees

a. What are employees looking for?

b. Importance of communication

c. Tips for retaining employees

Learner Outcomes

Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • Trends in today’s market
  • Importance of job descriptions
  • Places to look for employees
  • Communication is key
  • Tips for retaining employees


A Public Service and Outreach Unit of the University of Georgia. Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All programs of the UGA SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
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