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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Transparency or Avoidance

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I am always looking for a better way to drive communication and build a culture that fosters employee retention.  This morning, I read an article about a new software being used in high tech that is...

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Loyalty is a Two-Way Street

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I hear the comment from employers that “people aren’t loyal anymore like they used to be.”  True.  But neither are organizations.  I remember growing up when my dad worked for one of the Big 3 automotive...

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Address Your Problematic Leaders

As a retention speaker and retention trainer, all too often I work with organizations that have pretty solid employee retention across the organization.  Then, you look at one department, on one shift and it’s a revolving door.  Everything else the organization has in place from...

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You’ll Like it Here

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was visiting a facility and had the chance to talk to the new purchasing manager who had started only two days prior.  I asked how it was going so far and she just gushed praise on the...

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It’s Not About Ping Pong

Just last week this employee retention speaker and employee retention author had the opportunity to visit one of my foundry clients.  The VP of Operations and I went for a tour of the facility as I wanted to see some of the new equipment they...

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