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Jeff’s Employee Retention Blog, Tips and Advice

Desperation is Setting In

I’m just amazed at the number of senior leaders that are willing to accept employee turnover in their operation.  But, there is a glimmer of hope.  Recently, this employee recruitment expert did an employee retention workshop.  I love seeing the conversion as we go...

Get Pumped…It Works

One of the things I like about going to CrossFit on Sunday is the same group of people show up every week.  We help each other get better.  There is enthusiasm and people are fired up to be there.  Enthusiasm is contagious and will get people pumped up at the...

How’s it Going?

After a workshop concluded, I had the opportunity to talk with the VP of Operations and he mentioned to me that one of his skilled machine operators left several months ago because he went to work as a truck driver because of the money.  He wondered if there was...

Where’s the Bathroom?

Recently, I met a person who had just started a role in a new organization that’s huge in size.  They have over 5000 people employed at this facility.  You would think in a large organization like this, the onboarding process would be very buttoned-down and...

When Senior Leadership Abandons Ship

The senior leader I was speaking with works in an international company that has operations in North America.  During the past year, the organization has lost three of their top leaders in North America.  Many had been with the organization for a significant amount...

Bringing Them Back…The Right Way

Organizations have begun to struggle with the issue of transitioning from a virtual work environment back to working in a physical location. This has become a huge issue as many organizations have gotten major pushback from employees who want to work at home...

An Owner Who Truly Gets It

While at an event recently, this employee retention specialist got talking with an owner of a company and I asked him how his turnover is.  He replied, “I have no employee turnover.”  Needless to say, I asked, “Then why are you here?”  He went on to explain that he...

Nobody is Happy Here

Wow...that is scary when this employee recruitment expert hears a comment like that from an employee.  She is thinking about looking for another job because all the people she works with are a bunch of “downers.”  They constantly complain and moan about...

Never Crucify People for Making Mistakes

While at an event recently, this employee retention expert heard from a demoralized leader that his boss crucifies people whenever they make a mistake.  This has significantly impacted the entire team.  It has also made them scared to stick their necks out and to...

3 Important Questions

This guy saw things 30 years ago that nobody was talking about.  He was years ahead of his time and people loved working for him.  They saw an opportunity to work for someone that was truly a mentor back in the days when you were lucky if someone around you took...

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