A key principle in maintaining an effective military is being able to retain its people after his or

A key principle in maintaining an effective military is being able to retain its people after his or

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A key principle in maintaining an effective military is being able to retain its people after his or her first enlistment. Many factors influence the outcome of retention between first term enlistees, and can as well influence a prospective recruit’s decision to initially enlist. One reason that many sailors fail to reenlist, is the lack of promotion and advancement opportunity. Many enlisted sailors believe that due to overpopulation in their specific job ratings, there is no opportunity to advance. According to a retention questionnaire that is given to Navy personnel every year, resulted in the fact that many sailors believe that there is not enough promotion opportunity, and feel that leaving the navy is the best decision for he or she. This type of decision affects new enlistees as well because, many potential recruits gather information from those who are enlisted already, and base their decisions on that. Other sailors believe that family separation is the biggest factor in separation from the Navy. This factor also has a huge influence on married personnel
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2010 for the course BUSINESS 551 taught by Professor Charnell during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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