Thrown Under the Bus

Having spent 25 years as a human resources leader in industry before becoming an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I know what it’s like to be thrown under the bus in a meeting.  You can just feel the tire treads just rolling over...

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Your Too Valuable Where You Are

What?  Did I hear that comment correctly?  An employer telling a top-notch employer that they can’t expand a person’s role to give them more complex duties because they are too valuable for the role they are in.  Why don’t they just tell the person to...

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When are you going out of business?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author loves to tell a client’s leadership team that I have heard they are going out of business in the next 30 days and that the doors are closing.  I love seeing the bewildered look on people’s faces...

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Absorb the Hit

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has watched the economy go from boom to bust and back again more times than he cares to recall.  Amazingly, I see organizations make the same mistake of cutting people from the payroll during slight dips in...

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Pay Me What I’m Worth

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention consultant, I am hearing a lot more about the issue of compensation as the economy has started to boom.  Many people lost ground in the period between 2008 and 2010 as the economy went into a severe...

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Forgotten Souls

As an employee retention author and employee retention speaker, I regularly speak with people who are involved with hiring or retaining talent.  Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with a colleague who writes resumes for candidates.  Because of his perspective, this employee retention trainer...

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The Right Thing to Do

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am very fortunate to work with some top leaders that truly “get it.”  These are leaders that know that doing the right thing is going to pay incredible dividends when it comes to employee retention. ...

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Get Out of Your Office…Talk to Your People

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I am a huge advocate of getting out of your office and talking to your people as part of your employee retention strategies.  This is particularly important if you are a new manager or a young...

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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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