Take the Time

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was at a client recently and was working with a first-line supervisor on an employee retention initiative.  I mentioned the need to take time when an employee comes to him and asks him if he has a...

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author recently read an article in the Wall Street Journal that speaks to the lengths that employers are starting to go to in order to staff their operations.  In this article, they discussed how Oshkosh Corporation, a manufacturer...

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Prime Real Estate

Recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was visiting a long-standing client.  As I was visiting with the General Manager, it was nearing the end of shift and there was a steady stream of employees walking by on their way out the door...

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Helping Hand

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author was at an event and had the opportunity to chat with a President of a company who was in attendance.  After I finished the program, she and I got chatting about being there for your employees when...

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Thrown Under the Bus

While speaking at public event recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author, asked the audience how many of the attendees had been thrown under the bus in the last year.  To a person, 100% of the attendees raised their hand, “yes.”  And leaders...

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You Do A Lot for Us

One of the most fun things for this employee retention speaker and employee retention author likes to hear is success stories from clients.  It’s so gratifying to hear what we try to do works.  I’m a huge proponent of C.R.A.P. (Caring, Respect, Appreciation and Praise). ...

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Where’s the Failure Analysis?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer is appalled by the lack of “failure analysis” that goes into employee turnover.  That’s the way it has to be viewed.  Something went wrong in your process that resulted in an employee leaving your organization.  Whether it...

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Tell Your People You have a Turnover Problem

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I can tell you that most organizations view their turnover as a deep dark secret that they don’t want their employees to know about.  Guess what!  They DO know about it.  They may not know the...

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Break Down the Data

When this employee retention speaker and employee retention author looks at an organization’s turnover, I like to break down the data.  I don’t just like to look at the overall turnover.  I like to look at the turnover by department, by shift, by the leaders...

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