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How to develop an employee retention strategy for your deskless workforce

6 actionable steps you can take to retain your deskless employees


Employee retention is critical for organizations to be successful – it indicates good employee morale and engagement, while ensuring stability and reducing costs.

But with a recent study suggesting 49% of UK deskless workers are open to new opportunities, you could argue some organisations are missing the mark when it comes to their employee retention strategy – assuming they have one at all.

In the following eBook we’ll cover what an employee retention strategy is, why it’s important, and the difference between strategy and tactics, before identifying the 6 key steps you need to take to develop a strategy that retains your ‘everyday heroes’.


  • Why is employee retention important?
  • What is an employee retention strategy
  • Strategy vs. tactics
  • 6 key steps for creating an employee retention strategy

About WorkBuzz

If you’re reading this, you’re probably on the hunt for an employee engagement survey tool. So, hello!  We’re WorkBuzz and we offer simple, flexible, customisable engagement surveys that help you understand what’s driving your key people challenges – and more importantly, how you can solve them.

Your employees are Everyday Heroes, they are your difference makers. Our simple, flexible and customisable survey platform gets you closer to every single one of them.


  Gather Instant Insight

WorkBuzz is designed to get answers quickly and accurately from your employees. Powerful analytics provide the insights you need to understand what’s really happening at your organization.

 Complete Survey Flexibility

Our fully customisable platform helps you to ask the right questions, at the right frequency, delivering the right insights to drive change.

 Anytime, Anywhere

WorkBuzz provides confidential and secure employee survey access on any device. Survey any and every type of worker, whether they’re office-based, deskless, or anything in-between.

 Real People Support

Get dedicated support from a team of real people who love what they do. On average, our customers rate us a 9.3 out of 10.

 Go Deeper

True employee listening goes deeper than feedback alone. Our People Scientists connect the dots to understand the “why” behind your survey results, bringing context and meaning to your data.