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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

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...

Use the Summer Blahs to Advantage

All too often when I was an HR leader, it was time to take a deep breath and to relax a bit because you simply didn’t have the volume like normal.  The week between Christmas and New Year is often like this as well.  Things tend to be a bit slower…or at least...

Find Reasons to have Lunch

When this employee retention speaker and employee retention author works with clients, I tell them to be creative.  With this client, that’s not necessary.  He is innovative and creative and always seems to find ways to get things done.  When they do lunches, they...

Employee Retention Lessons from my Veterinarian

It happens that my cat is an old guy…almost 20 years old.  Until recently it was the standard visits but in the last several months, he developed diabetes.  Yes…a diabetic cat.  He needed to go on insulin (I know what you’re thinking….is this guy nuts?) so because...

Being Selfish Works

This employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer loves to conduct training and do workshops on employee retention and employee loyalty.  When doing them for clients, the clients often ask how they know if what I teach works.  I just tell them, to look...

The Pluses to the Pandemic

As a former HR leader turned employee retention speaker and employee retention author, I have seen and experienced A LOT.  There have been some real challenges that organizations and particularly HR leaders have faced as a result of Covid-19.  It’s been a grind and...

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