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Stay interview

Stay interview

Updated on:
August 22, 2022


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What is a Stay interview?

Stay interviews are a way for employers to find out exactly what their employees think, like, and dislike about their job, This is to help employers make their workplace more employee-friendly.

Stay interviews are similar to exit interviews but are conducted with active employees, This is a practice that many employers use, and it's a good way to get great feedback about what is going on within the organization.

Employees are asked to stay present in an interview and answer the interviewer's questions honestly, Generally, the employee does not have to give complete answers. They can say only what they believe to be true, but they cannot lie.

What is the benefits of stay interviews?

  1. Know why employees want to continue at the company
  2. Listen to the employee's opinions
  3. Learning about the employee’s fears, dreads, hopes, and strengths is an important aspect of the hiring process.
  4. Build trust between employers and employee’s
  5. Take in consider that there is any issues need to solve

Why are stay interviews necessary?

Because they help employers understand why their employees stay with the company and identify any potential issues that could lead to them leaving. By conducting stay interviews, employers can learn about their employees' satisfaction with their job, their career goals, and what they think of the company's policies and procedures. Additionally, stay interviews can help employers identify any potential red flags that could indicate an employee is considering leaving the company.