Employee Engagement & Retention Strategies

Learning Overview

According to Global Recruiting Trends report, retention is one of the top competitive threats globally. As a human resource professional or front-line manager, your strongest competitive edge in the company is on Employee Engagement and Retention. It refers to a company’s ability to keep talented and engaged employees – people who will help their organisation remain competitive in a world of rapid change.

In this workshop, you will learn core concepts behind Employee Engagement and Retaining Employees and how to help employees avoid job burnout.

Learning Objectives

  • Stay competitive in the war for talent by using creative and effective retention strategies
  • Manage or remove common obstacles to retention, such as burnout and work-life imbalance
  • Develop programs to better meet employees’ diverse needs and interests
  • Hire the right employees in order to improve retention

Learning Outline

  • Employee satisfaction – reasons that employees stay engaged with a company
  • The components of a diverse workforce
  • Engaging and accommodating differences in a diverse workplace
  • The concept of Stay Interviews
  • The symptoms, signs, and potential solutions to addressing employee burnout
  • Hire for interest and culture fit
  • Practice – Case Studies

Who Will Benefit

Managers, Executives & HR Executives who have to develop the skills in employee
engagement and retention strategies

Profile of Trainer

Annie Tan has over 20 years of institutional knowledge in leadership, performance management and interviewing skills. She has held management roles at Standard Chartered, Fiserv and DBS Bank.

Fluent in English and Chinese, Annie had delivered programs in China, Taiwan, and India.

A Results Based Certified Coach with NeuroLeadership Institute, Annie coached individuals to help enhance their work, career and life skills.

Annie has trained managers and leaders in public service sector, financial institutions, information technology, sales & service, electronics and B2B sector on selecting the right people, conducting performance and career development conversations, coaching, managerial skills and individuals who looked towards to enhance their professional skills. She uses a blend of learning & development approaches including assessment tools, role plays and experiential activities which allow participants to learn and apply practical techniques to deal with workplace situations successfully.

In DBS, she spearheaded the set-up of the hotline where she built teams through attracting and hiring people supporting SME & Wealth business. Her passion in people development earned her a very successful role switch to Group HR, Learning & Talent Development team. As the Deputy to the Head of Leadership Institute, she designed and facilitated Leadership, Performance Management and Cultural Development related program curriculum for the bank across the region.

An accredited facilitator for DISC, Harrison Assessments, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator MBTI ™, Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation FIRO ™, Annie uses coaching and profiling tools for leadership and individual development, team off sites and self-awareness programs. She is ACTA certified with IAL and has knowledge in instructional design and development.

Annie embraces lifelong learning and is currently pursuing her Masters of Leadership in Organisational Learning with Monash University.

Annie is a member of International Association of Facilitators and Toastmasters Club.


1 day, 7 hours


A highly interactive course based on lecture, discussions, case studies and activities.

Course Calendar

Schedule Dates Duration SHRI Member Non-Member  
TBC 1 Day S$300.00 S$380.00 Registration

Course fees are subject to the prevailing GST charge. All information is correct at the time of publication. SHRICORP reserves the right to amend any of the above information if necessary.

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