Data Snapshot

Managers Who Coach Their Employees Drive Retention

Employees Whose Managers Coach Them Are More Likely To Stay At Their Organization

November 29th, 2023
Tyler Castro
With contributors:
James McQuivey, PhD , Camille Floyd , Demi Starks

How an employee’s direct manager behaves has a huge impact on worker retention. Data from Forrester’s Future Of Work Survey, 2023, revealed that 46% of workers report that they have a manager whom they describe as a coach. Employees with a coaching manager are 1.5 times more likely to stay at their current company for the next 12 months than employees who don’t have a manager they perceive as a coach. This data snapshot shows how manager coaching impacts an employee’s intention to stay at their current company.

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