Assimilation Check Ins

Assimilation Check Ins

This employee retention speaker and employee retention author has seen more information about regular “check ins” as part of the performance management process.  Those check ins seem to focus on how to regularly touch base with an employee after they have been in the...
Time to Use the “F” Word

Time to Use the “F” Word

As an employee retention speaker and employee retention trainer, I get so angry at times about organizations that keep making up excuses as to why their employee retention isn’t good that I want to use the “F” word…more than once.  For those of you whose mind is in...
The Wild West

The Wild West

This employee retention author and employee retention speaker was watching some old TV series this weekend.  Having always been a fan of westerns, I decided to watch an old Rawhide episode while flipping through the channels.  In the episode dozens of horses used on...
The Truth Sometimes Hurts

The Truth Sometimes Hurts

When speaking at a recent event, this employee retention speaker and employee retention author heard from an HR manager that several years ago the president of their company decided to stop doing the annual engagement survey because the president didn’t want to “open...
Get Out of Your Cave

Get Out of Your Cave

As an employee retention speaker, I tell my audiences that visibility is the Holy Grail of retention.  It is also the Holy Grail of Management.  Tom Peters said it 20 years ago in “In search of Excellence.”  The executives at Xerox got it when they designed a training...