Salary, culture and remote work most effective methods at keeping local media workers happy: employee retention survey


As in other industries, local media companies are making key adjustments to retain employees, but are not typically going so far as to add certain benefits, often associated with tech companies, like unlimited PTO.

In February 2022, Local Media Association surveyed media members, industry professionals, and R&D companies about their experiences with “The Great Resignation” — with a goal to provide insight about what’s working to keep employees engaged, productive, and employed with their current companies.

Overall, respondents noted that salary, changes to culture including remote-work flexibility, and some adjustments to paid time off were the most effective tools to keep employees.

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