Engage in Meaningful Retention Conversations

Retention Conversation

Everywhere you turn, people are talking about the logistics of returning to the workplace or vaccinating their workforce. But one piece that’s missing from the conversation is the high potential for turnover once hiring resumes and options for employment expand. After all, when Human Resource Executive is predicting a turnover tsunami, it’s time to engage […]

Leading Retention-Focused One-on-One Conversations

Retention Conversation

While often overlooked, retention conversations (sometimes called “stay interviews”) are an important tool in any leadership toolkit. But if you’re waiting for a signal of discontent before you act, you may already be too late! The Nightmare Scenario Picture this nightmare: you are finishing up your email for the day and you receive an instant […]

Five Reasons for High Employee Turnover — And How to Deal With It

employee turnover

Today’s blog comes from Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Lefton, here with thoughts about employee turnover. When your organization experiences a high degree of employee turnover, there are a couple of things to consider. Two Questions to Consider First, what sort of employee turnover are you dealing with? Don’t just look at turnover as a singular […]

Developmental Assignments – Who’s the Better Person for the Job?

developmental assignments

Facebook Twitter Linkedin Assigning Tasks When you have a task to assign, should you get it done with Old Reliable?  Or should you give a stretch assignment to an up & comer?  We’ll lay out the situation, then invite your thoughts. Finally we’ll share ours in the hopes of helping you make a better decision […]

The Key to Employee Retention

get the right people on the bus

“I don’t get any respect” is a mantra heard in offices throughout corporate America. Indeed, the common wisdom is that employees don’t leave their jobs — they leave their bosses. But employee retention might not actually be about simply getting respect from the boss. It might be bosses’ inability to inspire with a blend of energy and charisma. Download […]