Credibility Drives Employee Retention

Often times we are inclined to let poor performance or inappropriate behavior slide because we simply do not want to deal with the conflict.  BAD IDEA.  In the long term this will kill your credibility and drive out your top performers.  Top performers will boil...

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Frustration is Killing your Employee Retention

People are frustrated.  People are tired.  In 30 years of human resources I have never seen it like this before.  Although companies have added a few of the positions back that they cut during the worst of the recession in 2009, they have not replaced...

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Inconsistent Expectations Create Employee Turnover

The only thing that drives an employee crazier than not knowing what is expected of them is when the expectations keep changing constantly.   The employee is trying to hit a moving target.  Rarely is the issue one of “poor communication” because after the boss and...

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Happy Employees Rarely Leave

Is everyone going to be happy in their job?  I doubt it because some people are NEVER happy.  That being said, if the vast majority of your employees are happy, you will find that you have very good employee retention.  Don’t get me wrong; don’t...

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Assessing For Fit Drives Job Success

Fit it THE most important factor in success on the job. Someone's personality impacts the relationships they have, how they work with others and myriad of other factors that drive success on the job. This success on the job is key to employee retention. So...

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Why does NOT Sharing Information Hurt Employee Retention?

I don't trust you! I don't care about you! Those are two of the perceptions that employees have when you do not share information about what is happening in the organization. This can be a very dangerous employee retention message. Watch Why does NOT Sharing Information...

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