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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

Stop Being So Difficult

While watching Sweet 16 and talking with a neighbor of mine, the topic turned to work.  He is fast approaching 65 and is looking forward to retirement.  Well, sort of looking forward to it.  This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert were shocked...

The Only Easy Day was Yesterday

Like most organizations, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert has seen organizations taking it on the chin on both the recruiting and employee retention side when it comes to staffing.  Frankly, I’ve seen it happen to my business because of...

It’s Not Corporate

As we walked to the meeting room where this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert would be speaking the next morning, we got talking.  He mentioned that he had been with the hotel for 40 years.  In fact, he had even retired once and then came...

Find A Way

Just this past week, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert was talking with a friend.  He mentioned that his daughter had decided to leave the workforce to become a stay-at-home mom.  She works for a large organization and has risen through...

Are You Running a Donkey Farm

This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert shocked the group when I told them that their underperformers were like donkeys and their top performers were like Clydesdales.  This really brought the whole idea into focus for them.  I then asked them...

Using the “F” Word

After the last conference ended this employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer began comparing companies I talked to.  Those that had “positive” environments seemed to be fairly rare.  This was disappointing in that this employee retention speaker...

Get Reconnected

More and more as we emerge from the Covid-19 Pandemic, this employee retention speaker and employee retention expert is hearing a common theme from employees who deliver a service or produce a product that leadership at all levels doesn’t understand what it takes...

They Leave Me Alone

This particular hotel had impeccable service and all the people who worked there were friendly, engaging, and very good at what they do.  In fact, in all my travels this was probably in the top two hotels I have ever stayed at in North America.  This employee...

Integrity Matters

An event took place this past week that speaks to the issue of integrity.  This employee retention speaker and employee retention expert had sent out an invoice over the weekend for some search work that I had done for one of my long-standing clients. I was...

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...

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