Civility is about Leadership

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I talk to my clients and participants in my programs about civility all the time. Bottom line…it is disappearing from the workplace like it is disappearing from everyday life. It’s tough to do something about incivility...

Read More

Shut Down the Grapevine

When was the last time you heard anything positive come out of the grapevine? Never! The grapevine is a driver of speculation, innuendo and rumors. None of those are positives when it comes to your employee retention strategies. When working as an employee retention trainer...

Read More

If You Want the Big Bucks

A former boss of mine was recently talking to me about a conversation he had with his millennial daughter who has been in her career for a few years. She was offered two potential roles in the organization with one paying quite a bit more...

Read More

It’s Simple…Not Easy

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, people regularly call me to talk, and sometimes lament, what they must go through to keep people. But, as I tell them, employee retention is simple, not easy! If it were easy, then there would not...

Read More

High Maintenance Employees…Are They Worth It?

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, this question is posed to me all the time. My response. Get used to it. Unfortunately, most people ARE high maintenance. People need to hear that they are doing a good job. That’s today’s reality. Things are...

Read More

30% Solution

As an employee retention expert, I have seen the statistic numerous times that 30% of the people make the decision to leave their employer in the first 30 days of their employment with an employer. They may not leave but they make the decision they...

Read More

Death March or Orientation?

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention expert, I talk about how crucial the first 30 days is in the employee retention process. Statistically, 30% of the people make the decision to stay or leave in the first 30 days. They might not leave...

Read More

Don’t Badmouth the Departing

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I regularly hear employee retention horror stories. One of the dumbest ones I heard recently is how the boss was badmouthing the person who was leaving. To what purpose? From an employee retention strategies perspective, this...

Read More

Ooops…we forgot to post the job!

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I recommend to my audiences and clients that they always post jobs so that internal applicants can apply for the positions because growth is a key weapon in your employee retention strategies. People want to advance...

Read More