Q & A – Isn’t high turnover to be expected in certain types of positions?

Q: Isn’t high turnover to be expected in certain types of positions?

A: Higher turnover may be more common in certain types of jobs or industries.  Benchmarking turnover data with similar types of organizations or jobs provides initial comparative data.  However, how high is too high and whether or not that is acceptable depends on the level of impact turnover is having on the organization’s ability to meet business objectives and stay competitive.  Further analysis would be needed to determine underlying factors and possible strategies.