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Please Don’t Go! Why Self-Storage Staff Turnover Happens and How to Prevent It


Imagine this scenario: You’ve hired the perfect manager to run your self-storage facility and spent significant time and money to train this person. Everything is going great until the six-month mark when they unexpectedly hand in their resignation. Now, you’re back to square one!

Employee turnover is common in all industries, but it’s been rampant in recent years as people have left the workforce, changed careers or sought better opportunities during the “Great Resignation” or “Great Reshuffle.” The reality is lost staff can negatively impact your business on many levels. To start, it’s inconvenient and expensive. So, why does turnover happen, and how can you keep your employees from moving on too soon? In this thread on Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest and most active online community, members are dissecting the problem and offering solutions. See what they have to say and add your own experiences and opinion.

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