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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

My Job’s Not Enjoyable Anymore

Like most conversations, this young guy and this employee retention expert got talking about work.   As we talked and he found out I was an employee retention speaker, he said to me, “I’m going to start looking for a new job because “my job’s not enjoyable...

Do What’s Important

Unfortunately, we tend to get caught up doing grinding sort of tasks like paperwork and lose sight of what really drives the organization toward success and lowers employee turnover.  This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert wanted to emphasize...

These Are My Expectations

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert listen to employers all the time about the fact that, oftentimes, new employees don’t live up to the expectations they have for these new employees.  Then, when this employee recruitment expert probes...

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This Lettuce is Slimy

The stories this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert hears never cease to amaze me.  A friend of mine works in food service for a large institution with a huge cafeteria so they serve meals three times a day.  He prides himself on serving meals...

Are you Approachable?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert find that approachability is difficult to describe.  In most cases, a lack of approachability exists because of a lack of trust between the leader and the employee that has built up over time.  When the...

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I Told You So

The following is an exact duplicate this employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer wrote on April 22, 2016.  Almost 6 years from today, I did a wake-up call for those in leadership.  It was called “Are You Scared to Death?”  Check it out! Are You...

Stop Being So Difficult

While watching Sweet 16 and talking with a neighbor of mine, the topic turned to work.  He is fast approaching 65 and is looking forward to retirement.  Well, sort of looking forward to it.  This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert were shocked...

The Only Easy Day was Yesterday

Like most organizations, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert has seen organizations taking it on the chin on both the recruiting and employee retention side when it comes to staffing.  Frankly, I’ve seen it happen to my business because of...

It’s Not Corporate

As we walked to the meeting room where this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert would be speaking the next morning, we got talking.  He mentioned that he had been with the hotel for 40 years.  In fact, he had even retired once and then came...

Find A Way

Just this past week, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a friend.  He mentioned that his daughter had decided to leave the workforce to become a stay-at-home mom.  She works for a large organization and has risen through...

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