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Grilled Cheese for All

I was communicating with a colleague of mine that leads a company.  She is a huge believer in employee engagement and having happy employees as is this employee retention expert.  Although not everyone will be happy in an organization, I believe that you at least...

My Job is Overstuffed

In the article, they discuss if job descriptions have become moot because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  What has apparently happened is that employers have loaded a host of extra/different duties into many employee’s roles.  So, roles that used to have a somewhat...

What Work-Life Boundaries?

In the article, they address the fact that work-life boundaries have largely disappeared because of Covid-19 and people working out of the home. Many managers who have been exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act have experienced this for years. When I was an...

They’re Quitting in Droves

According to the report, over 2.4 million workers have left the workforce due to retirement.  This is not good for employers who were already struggling to hire workers to staff their organizations.  The Covid-19 pandemic only accelerated the trend of retirement by...

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I’m Quitting

While working on the search for my client, I sourced a person on LinkedIn and we began talking.  When I explained the role I was working on, he was definitely interested.  This employee recruitment expert always wants to know why someone is looking so I can...

Just Another Ground Hog’s Day

Needless to say, one of the topics that we always talk about is employee retention strategies.  They do a great job of employee retention.  At this point, their biggest problem has been finding people.  So, this employee recruitment expert offered some ideas that...

They Actually Trained Me

What a novel idea.  Training.  I thought the best way to assimilate people into an organization was to just throw them into their new job and see if they are able to cut it.  Just Kidding!!!  Sadly, that is the way many organizations act.  Oh, they may do some...

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It’s Always Deeper than Money

As the potential candidate and I got talking, he brought up money early in the conversation.  That is not surprising.  It tends to be the norm as people generally don’t switch jobs for less money unless they are in a really horrible situation.  In this particular...

If My Doors Closed…Don’t Bother Me!

This discussion got us talking about who is coming back, how they feel etc. etc. etc. We began discussing certain leaders and their personalities and the gist of the conversation was that certain managers might as well stay home! Wow…that’s a stinging indictment of...

Remember Your Leads

When the discussion was taking place, who was going to be in the workshop leader was adamant about leads, supervisors, managers, and senior-level people in on the workshop.  Often, this employee retention trainer must strongly urge organizations to include leads...

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