Where’s Your Employee Retention Plan?

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, the groups I often talk with say, “What you’re talking about are basics.  We are already doing them.”  Yet, they have a significant amount of turnover.  When I probe deeper, it becomes evident that they are...

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You’re Not Focused

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I hear managers complain constantly about how hard it is to find people in this economy.  Well, no kidding.  And if you think it is bad now wait until the economy really heats up.  What the...

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Are Exit Interviews Worthless?

One of the advantages I have as an employee retention expert and an employee retention trainer is that I am also a “headhunter.”  I learned many of my employee retention skills from my days in the trenches as a human resource professional but I refined...

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Once they post…they are gone!

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I tell my clients that once a person posts their resume, it is only a matter of time before they quit.  When an employee gets to the point of taking the step of redoing their resume...

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If You Lose One…You will Lose Several

You have all heard the expression that bad things happen in threes. As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I tell my audiences that if you lose one person, chances are that you will lose two or three.  Is it just bad luck...

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Put it on the Calendar

When working as an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I constantly talk about the importance of regular visibility in the cube factory, the floors of the hospital or the factory floor.  Visibility is crucial for so many reasons.  This is how you get...

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Measure It

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I am often invited to facilities to get acquainted with the organization so I can customize a program I am delivering for a client.  When wandering about, I like to look for charts, measurements and other...

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You’re Quitting….why?

All too often, that is the comment that managers make when they receive the word that one of their employees is resigning.  Or, it is stunned silence.  As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I will tell you; neither of those reactions should...

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I’m Unique!

All too often as an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I see young people think that they are “special.”  This belief usually turns off their bosses and the organizations in which they work.  The negative to getting turned off by this is that...

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