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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

You’re a Cheerleader

This was an incredible group of executives who really get it.  They understood that culture drives results and it was evident by some of the things that they were doing to help their employees deal with the issues of working with the Covid-19 virus that is...

I Have Limited Resources

One question I received was, “If you had limited resources (both monetary and personnel) what two areas of employee retention would you recommend a company focus on?”  For me…that one was an easy one to answer.  The answer is Give Your Employees C.R.A.P.®  (Caring,...

Just Stay the First Day…Please

One comment that really surprised me is the problem people have getting people to stay beyond the first week or even the first day.  Having experienced this as an HR leader, I shouldn’t have been shocked by it, yet I was.  When faced with this problem years ago and...

Bringing Back Your Employees

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author sees it as a huge positive that organizations are actually thinking about bringing people back.  Earlier this week, I wrote on the fact that people are missing the camaraderie and sense of community that...

I Finally Appreciate my Co-workers

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has heard some interesting comments over the last six months since the Covid-19 pandemic has been going on.  Recently, I’m hearing more and more how employees are starting to appreciate their co-workers...

Adapt What Worked Before

Things that this employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer heard as a member of a discussion group he was invited to at a local chapter of a national association were: We don’t celebrate success like we used to. Even though we used to celebrate...

Email and Zoom Don’t Cut It

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer was a member of a discussion group he was invited to at a local chapter of a national association and it became clear…email and Zoom don’t cut it.  Not that they don’t work but leaders have not found...

Messaging Matters

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer was speaking with a President of a company at an association event after the President had mentioned how they were messaging in their organization about the Covid-19 pandemic.  Many organizations have...

I Want More Flair

The Covid-19 pandemic has served to highlight the fact that people love appreciation and praise.  How do I know that?  More people tell me at events that they aren’t getting appreciation and praise like they used to because it seems everyone is “grumpier” and, for...

They Just Didn’t Listen

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author listened intently as the guy explained that he has essentially been doing the same thing every day for the past year.  They have him making calculations on projects that are the equivalent of doing math...

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