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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

It’s the Thought that Counts

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was actually surprised about the subject when I talked to these people.  What were we talking about?  Turkeys!!! Yes…Turkeys.  The people I talked to were very grateful for the certificate they received...

We Need an Injection of Fun

This employee retention speaker and employee recruitment expert has always believed in having fun at work.  I found it was a real challenge for leaders five years to get in the mindset of having fun.  With the Covid-19 pandemic and a large portion of many...

I Only Want to Work Part-Time

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert knows several people that are “retired” but just don’t want to totally quit working.  To them, work gives their life meaning and helps supplement their retirement, so they don’t have to change the...

If and But

We talked about the fact that when their people do a great job on projects, quality, productivity, safety, etc. they need to be praised.  Praise should be given when people exceed expectations.  All too often, these CEOs admitted that they don’t give praise when...

Sell Your Organization

As we began discussing their recruitment strategy, this employee retention expert noticed that, quite frankly, they were doing a lousy job of selling the job opportunities they had available.  This organization has an incredible environment.  They give their...

Water Cooler Talk

The interesting thing that took place was that of the people I received feedback from, they all pretty much felt the same way.  The discussion revolved around maintaining culture and how to do that with the move towards more hybrid work.  It was almost universal...

Budget for Employee Retention

We budget for marketing.  We budget for health insurance.  We budget for raw materials.  It seems we budget for EVERYTHING!  The only thing we don’t intentionally budget for is employee retention.  So, all the initiatives in employee retention have to come out of...

Internal Disconnect

While working with a new client this employee retention expert was looking at the onboarding process human resources had put together.  I was quite impressed how they developed timelines that didn’t cram the onboarding into one day, built-in feedback to the...

Enough is Enough

When this employee recruitment expert talks to potential candidates about jobs I’m looking to fill for client organizations, one of the questions I automatically ask is, “Why would you think about leaving your current organization?”    The responses I get are all...

Poaching the Competitor’s Employees

As this employee recruitment expert pulled into the parking a large blue motor coach that was parked in the back of the lot caught my eye.  On the side of the motorcoach was printed the Lowes logo.  I walked up to the motorcoach to check it out.  What I saw on the...

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