Retaining Employees

You Might Be Judging People and Not Even Know It

  This morning I had the privilege of attending a talk led by Joshua Spodek, the author of Leadership Step by Step: Become The Person Others Follow.  Marshall Goldsmith invited me to this talk. Marshall has been recognized as the World’s #1 Leadership Thinker and the #1 Executive Coach. He associates himself with thinkers who…

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How Not To Lose Your New Employees In Their First 45 Days

Cost-conscious firms are missing out. Few prioritize onboarding programs, yet they expect new employees to drive results within 90 days because “anything faster can mean that the employee hasn’t been analytical enough in his assessment of the business,” according to Louis Dubois for Inc.com. At a minimum, though, onboarding should be a 90-day process. However,…

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Treat Employees Like Volunteers – The Cure for High Staff Turnover?

An interview by Melissa Llarena, a career transition and talent management expert, with Christine Schoaff, an IT, and Project Manager who has contributed  across 15 years to volunteer organizations in roles ranging from member to executive director. Top Talent Insider, Melissa Llarena: An existing assumption is that engineers are high earners – you have worked among…

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How to Avoid Being Dumped by Your Best Employees

Are you surprised that 2 million Americans quit each month, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics? Corporate America faces a $6 billion-plus epidemic. Replacing one quitter costs $3K to $18K, according to GetHired.com. Technology supports covert exit strategies (e.g., How to Secretly Use LinkedIn), the economy faces an uptick in job openings (as mentioned on…

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