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Recruit & Retain: Strategies for Success


1. Utilize Incentives

  1. Bonuses

    • Recruitment
    • Relocation
    • Retention
    • In-band bonus or adjustment
  2. Departmental Recognition

  3. Referral Program

  4. Dual Career Program


2. Encourage Work-Life Balance

  1. Employee Well-being

  2. Alternative Work Schedule

  3. Telework (where feasible)


3. Promote Professional Development

  1. Continuing Education

  2. Tuition Assistance


4. Develop Talent Pipelines

  1. Career Ladders

  2. Hire Vets Now Fellowship Program

  3. Internship Opportunities


For more information, email HRRecruitment@odu.edu, or contact Nadine Faulcon-Johnson at nfaulcon@odu.edu.