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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

Why Didn’t You Apply?

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a colleague whose son works in the restaurant business.   He works as a line cook in a VERY nice, high-end restaurant.  His ability to cook, his work ethic, and his personality are such...

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As Long as He’s here…Nothing will Change

Can you imagine what the culture of this organization is like?  Recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert heard this when at a conference where I was speaking on how to use culture to help drive employee retention.  Unfortunately, I...

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Take Care of Your Clydesdales

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a friend who works in an industry where employees rely heavily on tips as part of their compensation.  She had previously worked on the floor with people doing similar work, so all tips...

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Make them Say “No”

During this four-week time frame, I’ve listened to the saga of this person who has recently had their boss, the purchasing manager, get promoted.  So, the current role as a Purchasing Manager is now open.  As we have talked every week, my colleague has thought...

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Stop Being Difficult

I regularly speak to employees in a wide variety of jobs.  One of the common themes I hear with these employees is often times their employer gives them a hard time about a variety of different little topics.  They include things like flexibility in work hours,...

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Develop Understanding and Respect

This last week, this employee retention speaker and employee recruitment expert was at the hospital to visit a friend, it happened that as I was riding up to the appropriate floor, I was on the elevator with an employee who was pushing an empty wheelchair to pick...

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We Can’t Stand Her…Promote Her

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a neighbor about work, and he mentioned that they had this person in his department that nobody could stand.  She was snarky, gossiped all the time, and was generally unpleasant.  No one...

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I’m Tired of Being Disrespected

Earlier this week as this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was on the road conducting workshops for a client in Iowa, I went to dinner and, like usual, I sat at the bar because it is the best way to engage in conversations with a variety of...

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The Unresponsive Boss

This employee retention expert and employee retention speaker got a call about a week ago from a former student who I’d had in class more than 15 years ago.  He and I have stayed in touch over the years and I have followed his career as he has progressed into the...

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You Take Care of Us

This employee retention expert and employee retention speaker was touring with the President of the company.  This particular operation was part of a larger corporation.  As we strolled through the operation, numerous people stopped us to chat, and everyone said...

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