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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

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...

Listening…Lessons from Marriage that Apply to Work

I was prepping to teach the “Communication and Listening to Understand” course as part of my C.R.A.P. Leadership® System just this past weekend and my wife got talking to me while I was preparing and I had to chuckle because…I wasn’t listening to her because I was...

Show Some Appreciation

There is clearly an appreciation deficit in this country.  This employee retention trainer finds this astounding in light of the fact that most bosses don’t feel appreciated themselves.  I’ve yet to figure out why the vast majority of bosses don’t give their people...

Be Visible

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author believes that unless you are unable to return to work for health reason, now is the time to get HIGHLY visible as a member of senior leadership.  When you do, now is the time to really ramp up your...

When the Dam Breaks II

This employee retention author sees the end of July as being a turning point.  People are itching to get out more than ever.  Many people still have the same frustration with their organization that they had prior to the start of the pandemic.  Those have not gone...

I Guess I’m not Important

Just this past week, this employee retention speaker was standing in the grocery store in a LONG line!  It seemed everyone was stocking up and the carts were full so I was waiting a long time.  So, like always, I start talking with the person behind me and she...

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