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Employee Retention

How One Company Is Tackling the Turnover Challenge

A few weeks back I wrote about how retention/turnover will be the biggest challenge for HR leaders in 2017. Then Gallup released its State of the American Workplace report, which reveals that 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job or watching for … Read full posting »

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3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

  With all the buzz surrounding the Oscar winners this week, I wonder what the equivalent of the Oscars is in the HR world? Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create … Read full posting »

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Meaningless Core Values – A Dangerous Liability

Does your company have a set of values that guides every decision that is made – from the way employees interact with clients to the types of products you sell? Perhaps you have a set of values, but does everyone know what they are and what … Read full posting »

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[Infographic] How to Build a Rock Solid Employee Recognition Program

  How much should you invest in recognition for the greatest return? Why are more organizations adopting values-based recognition programs? How can organizations make tangible improvements in employee engagement, retention, workplace culture, and recruitment? These are a few questions answered in findings from the new SHRM/Globoforce … Read full posting »

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The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience

Retention and employee experience are two sides of the same coin. Here’s a quick story: In one of my previous roles at a different company, a new senior leader came on and laid off half of our department. Those of us remaining were in shell … Read full posting »

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Your Sales Comp Plan Stinks (And What To Do About It)

As you read this, some of your best inside and outside sales people are either thinking about leaving or are being actively poached by your competitors. Why? It’s a new year and organizations are rolling out sales comp plans that are often underwhelming to their … Read full posting »

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The Dark Side of Collaboration

“Most of us now work in teams, in office without walls, for managers who prize people skills above all. Lone geniuses are out. Collaboration is in.” – Susan Cain, author and co-founder of Quiet Revolution Do you agree with Susan? Has your office succumbed to … Read full posting »

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[New Report] How to Make a Business Case for Social Recognition

We’ve all encountered people in our careers who are firm believers that workers are strictly motivated by money. Don’t you wish you could convince your stubborn colleagues of the business value of praise and recognition? Thankfully, there is a ton of research in this area. … Read full posting »

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What’s Your Turnover Risk?

  Unwanted turnover is a costly liability and pervasive business issue. 3.1 million American workers voluntarily left their jobs in December—which is more than in December 2007, the first month of the recession. And a recent Towers Watson survey showed 50% of all organizations globally … Read full posting »

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12 Surefire Tips to Reduce Employee Turnover

How would you feel about a higher retention rate in your organization? I don’t know about you, but I can’t think of a single HR exec I know who would turn that down. In fact, employee retention is without a doubt one of the most … Read full posting »

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