Are You Happy in Your Work?

A recent Wall Street Journal Article titled, “Happy in Their Work” was about the fact blue-collar workers are generally the most optimistic in America.  The article goes on to discuss how they feel in general about their working situation and their lives.  As an employee...

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The First 90 Days

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am aghast by the statistic that 30% of the people quit a job in the first 90 days.  Yet, very few organizations bring resources to bear or place an emphasis on how they can impact...

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Build a Community

As many of you know, in addition to being an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am also a CrossFit guy.  My youngest son got me in to CrossFit four years ago and it has been one of the best decisions I have...

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Meet the President

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I work with organizations all the time to help them enhance their process of onboarding/assimilation of new employees.  A great onboarding/assimilation process is essential to an organization’s employee retention strategies.  This employee retention author finds that...

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Visible Top Leaders

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I make it a point to emphasize that first-line leaders and managers are at the heart of any employee retention initiative.  They must realize that to most employees, they are the organization to the employee because...

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Temps are People Too

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I get to see some incredible clients that are striving to improve how they do business and who are trying to adjust to the new way that they have to deal with people.  My clients get...

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Give Your Employees C.R.A.P.®

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am fortunate to be able to work with some great organizations where their leaders truly get it.  When I can, I like to highlight them so others can learn from their example.  Just last week,...

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Promotion without a Pay Raise

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I see a lot.  I also see a lot that simply amazes me.  One of the things I just saw was an article in the Wall Street Journal that stated that 39% of employers hand our...

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Don’t Wait for a Slow Down…Deal with Your Problems

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I recommend that when times slow a bit that organizations hold onto their people.  In the labor market like we have, the ability to cycle people in and out is getting harder and harder.  You can...

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