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Employee Retention

Retaining good employees is essential to a sustainable first-rate utility workforce. Here are some resources to help develop, maintain, and retain the knowledge and talent needed for a successful operation.

Articles from Journal AWWA

Workforce Diversity: Thinking About Diversity and Inclusion (May 2015)

Departmental Strategy Implementation: How to Achieve Measurable Results (June 2014)

WEF WE&T Articles

State of the Industry 2015 (January 2015)
This annual section examines the hot topics facing the water sector today. This year the focus turns toward the gaining advantages with real-time data and controls, debating climate change and resiliency, and drawing a roadmap toward resource recovery.

Help wanted (May 2014)
Five steps to navigate the current and future worker shortage successfully. 

When public goes private (January 2014)
Faced with crumbling infrastructure and less financing, public-private partnerships still are increasing among public utilities.

WEF Conference Proceedings

Structured Social Networking: Engaging Staff for Recruitment, Retention, and Knowledge Transfer 

Service and Success Go Hand-in-Hand: A Look at the Lacsd Engineering Mentoring Program 

Practical Strategies for Comprehensive Succession Planning and Knowledge Management 

The New Melting Pot? Managing Communications with the Different Generations in Today's Workforce