Hiring and Retention in a Post Pandemic World



Amber Burckhalter

Post-lockdown, the pet community is actively building back up to their new normals. Pet services such as lodging and daycare are seeing pre-pandemic numbers or higher in many areas. The impact of a changing economic landscape and workforce have businesses scrambling to hire to meet this growing client need. Additionally, businesses find themselves in a quandary on how to retain employees who may be looking to make big lifestyle changes. This presentation will explore both traditional and not-so-traditional options to find and hire new team members. Included in this discussion is retention strategies of existing teams and dissection of companies that are succeeding at hiring and retention. Attendees will leave with key strategies to implement quickly within their companies and teams.