In a landscape of full employment, the challenge for businesses extends beyond recruitment – it’s about retaining high-value staff. The cost and effort of hiring and training new employees are substantial, making it crucial for organisations to prioritise employee loyalty. This blog explores the challenges Australian businesses face in retaining talent, the associated costs, and how strategic event planning can be the key to fostering a loyal and engaged workforce.

With a booming job market, attracting and retaining top-tier talent has become increasingly challenging for Australian businesses. High turnover rates not only impact productivity but also lead to substantial recruitment and training costs. Businesses find themselves grappling with the need to create a workplace that values its employees, fosters a sense of community, and enhances overall job satisfaction.

Recent Australian Labor statistics highlight the tight job market, emphasising the need for companies to shift their focus from mere recruitment to employee retention. The cost of turnover, encompassing recruitment, onboarding, and training, can significantly impact a company’s bottom line.

Enter strategic event planning as a powerful solution to building and maintaining employee loyalty. Events offer a unique platform for fostering connections among team members, promoting a sense of community, and allowing employees to feel valued beyond their roles. From team-building activities and recognition events to family days, well-planned events create a positive and engaging work culture.

Benefits of Strategic Event Planning:

Fostering Community: Events provide an opportunity for employees to connect outside the confines of the office, fostering a sense of community and shared experiences.

Increasing Productivity: Engaged and satisfied employees are more likely to be productive. Events serve as a catalyst for improved morale and motivation.

Valuing Employees: Recognition events and appreciation activities during events communicate to employees that they are valued and an integral part of the organisation.

Reducing Turnover Costs: Investing in employee engagement through events can significantly reduce turnover costs associated with recruitment, onboarding, and training.


In a competitive job market, businesses need to adapt and prioritise strategies for retaining their workforce. Strategic event planning emerges as a cost-effective and impactful solution, addressing the challenges of full employment by fostering loyalty, engagement, and a positive workplace culture. By investing in events, Australian businesses can build a team of loyal, satisfied employees who contribute to long-term success.

At Right Angle Events we work with you to streamline the event planning journey. We work with you as part of your team integrated as one team or an extension to your team. We make strategic goals tactically achievable.

•             Clear communication with people – Clients, Providers, and Stakeholders

•             Industry knowledge – we know how to Get it Done

•             Resources – what you want, we can get it… ANYTHING

•             Logistics – on time and ready to go, we have it when you need it

•             Risk investigation, awareness, mitigation

•             Preparedness for the inevitable and the unpredictable.

•             Safe and secure guarantee of success

Let us help you connect your team and improve productivity