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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

Plug the Gap

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, one of the areas that are killing our ability to retain talent is the lack of skilled leadership in the first-line supervisory and managerial ranks. We have talked and talked about leadership over the...

Basic Respect…Let’s Start There

Most of our beliefs are formed when we are young children or adolescents and often by the time employers get people those beliefs have been deeply embedded in people.  Frankly, as an HR Leader, we didn’t have years to try to change people’s beliefs because we were...

Bring Back Fun

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert loved being an HR Leader because I loved to have fun.  Don’t get me wrong, I was serious about my job and believed in driving performance, but we always had fun in the organizations where I worked. ...

Know When People Are Ready to Quit

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert has heard so much about how to be prepared for it.  The information I have seen is as if it is inevitable and employers will lose a massive amount of their workforce.  To the thought of being prepared,...

Stop Caring Why It’s Happening

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert hears about the worker shortage constantly and why it exists.  In the articles I read, 75% of them try to figure out why the shortage of workers exits.  I’ve noticed this has really started since Covid...

Work the Process

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer has said time and time again that you need to work the process and the process will work for you.  Having come out of manufacturing as an HR Leader, the idea of using processes was drilled into my...

Appreciation…Bring it On

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer was recently at a retail store going through the checkout line.  As the woman in front of me was wrapping up at the checkup line, she made it a point to tell the young man who was checking her out that...

The Instant Connection

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer has been talking about the fact that new employees must be brought into an organization differently than used to be the case with a typical “orientation.”  This is particularly the case with Gen Z and...

A Company of Recruiters

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert always says “hello” to the greeter and because of that, her and I often chat for a moment.   Today, as this employee recruitment expert started talking with her, she commented that she often sees me at...

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