Value Systems must Align for Positive Employee Retention

Turnover was rampant in this department.  It was a revolving door.  Yet, turnover in the rest of the organization was low.  The organization had an incredibly positive values system and it was a primary reason why employees stayed.  When asked about the turnover the manager...

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Wrestling with Employee Retention

While at the WI State Wrestling Tournament last week, I noticed that there was nothing flashy about the guys that were winning. They tended to stick to the fundamentals and do them VERY well. Guys would have a good takedown, a go-to pinning...

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Bullying Kills Morale and drives Employee Turnover

Recently a friend of mine got caught up in a re-organization and was given a new boss.  Immediately, the new boss began to question everything she was doing…and not in a manner conducive to understanding the job but to intimidate the employee.  Then the manager...

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6 Ways to do your Part in Employee Retention

You will drive yourself crazy looking at the turnover in your organization and wondering what the organization is doing wrong.  Forget about the rest of the organization!  Concentrate on your sphere of influence regardless of size and create your own little island within the organization...

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Professional Growth plays a role in Employee Retention

Employees generally want to grow.  At least most to at least.  Professional growth can take on many different forms but for most employees it is a must have.  Growth tends to be at the heart of any employee retention strategy. Professional growth is the most important...

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