My company provides staffing services to the manufacturing industry. Contingent workers historically have a high turnover rate. My motivation is to get these people to stay on assignments longer and be more productive, thus increasing my client's return on investment. What can we do?
—Stop the Revolving Door, vice president of staffing/human resources, sales and marketing, Atlanta
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