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Walk Before You Run

The General Manager this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was speaking with was frustrated with the President of the organization.  The President felt that the supervisors and managers needed to think more strategically to drive employee...

How Far is Too Far?

Recently, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author was talking with a VP of Operations I have known for years and we got discussing virtual work.  This VP of Operations is a believer in a hybrid of virtual and in-person work.  He has had that...

Community Under Attack

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has seen a phenomena occur in virtually ever recession since he started as an HR Leader years ago.  The phenomena that seems to always take place is that people get scared.  People become scared as work...

When the Dam Breaks

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has seen a tremendous jump in job hopping coming out of a recession.   The number of people who were unhappy with their boss are STILL unhappy with their boss.  However, because of the uncertainty around...

I Like Working with People

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has found it fascinating as I talk with my contacts in companies who are now working remotely and have been doing so for a couple months now.  Over the past five years it has become more common to work...

Save Aggravation…Ask!

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author is fortunate to have excellent neighbors that live around him.  Recently, one of my neighbors was looking at putting up a fence in his back yard and making some changes to the grading in his back yard. ...

We’re too busy to do training!

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author actually hears two excuses why training can’t be done.  Here is a partial list: “We’re too busy to do training.” Normally when you have the money to be able to afford training is when you are busy. ...

Communication Impact

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author always felt that organizational communication was one of the major strengths of companies where he had worked.  It seemed to come so easy.  I had GMs and plant managers that believed in it, had used it...

I finally realize how important my role is!

Earlier this week, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author wrote a blog about how poorly a furlough was handled by the HR leadership in an organization. After writing the article, I was bothered because, having spent 25 years as an HR leader,...

Where’s HR?

When dinosaurs roamed the earth, this now employee retention speaker and employee retention author was an HR leader is a variety of different industries.  I realized that one of the key roles I had was to “be there for your people.”  I can’ t imagine that an HR...

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