Category Archives: Retention

Best and Worst Mentoring Practices

December 27, 2014   

In this third and final installment of what can be learned about mentoring programs from Sun Microsystems, it’s time to summarize nearly two decades of the company’s mentoring experience into a handy best-worst practices table. This was created by Katy Dickinson, who headed up Sun’s SEED (Sun Engineering Enrichment & Development) mentoring program for many […]

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Selection and Matching in Mentoring Programs

December 23, 2014   

This article continues an exploration of what can be learned from the Sun Microsystems extensive experience with robust mentoring programs that began with Masterful Mentoring at Sun Microsystems. While that article dealt with some key decisions around mentoring such as formal vs. informal, what metrics will be used to measure progress and success, and the […]

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Masterful Mentoring at Sun Microsystems

December 23, 2014   

In our series about the Secrets of Retention, article #2 was about mentoring, and we mentioned how Sun Microsystems evaluated 13 years worth of data on its mentoring programs from 1996-2009, concluding that the return on investment (ROI) exceeded 1,000%. Meanwhile, another study of its mentoring programs over a seven-year span found the following more […]

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7 Free Ways to Boost Employee Morale for the New Year

December 23, 2014   

Employee morale and engagement may wane throughout the year, but perhaps one time of year employees seem to be most uninspired is right after the New Year. Employees have enjoyed the excitement surrounding the holidays, and as they head into a new year the winter slump tends to take over. So how do you start […]

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Culture Assessments for Mergers and Acquisitions

December 18, 2014   

Assessing an organization’s culture is important for any company, but there are few times when it is more critical than when a merger or acquisition (M&A) is on the horizon. If your company is acquiring another organization, don’t short-change an assessment of the new acquisition. It’s absolutely essential to get this right, and worth paying […]

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Assessing Your Organization’s Culture

December 18, 2014   

You want to attract, retain and engage the best talent that your company needs to excel. Besides being a tall order in and of itself, one thing that can stymie the entire process is when your organizational has a less than stellar organizational culture. This can be a hard thing for candidates to assess without […]

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Carolinas HealthCare Systems Shows a Seamless Relationship Between Talent Management and the Healthcare Industry

December 16, 2014   

Healthcare is in the midst of so many changes and the shifts happening in the industry aren’t just impacting patients—they’re also impacting healthcare professionals. We often forget the role healthcare professionals play in this whole complicated relationship between patients, insurers, the government, businesses and all of the other stakeholders involved in the process. It’s been […]

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Avoid the Loss of Seasoned Senior Talent With These Tips…

December 16, 2014   

In today’s talent management discussions, so much attention is given to how employers can attract and retain younger employees – namely the Millennial generation, most of whom are in their mid to late twenties. That’s great of course, but what about older talent? For some companies it can seem advantageous to try and subtly push […]

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An Ideal Match: Uniting Recruitment and Marketing

December 1, 2014   

Looking for the best way to elevate your recruitment and overall talent management strategy? Consider uniting recruiting with marketing. Your marketing department should never operate independently of the team you have in charge of recruitment and talent management because the two are inherently intertwined. This is an idea more large companies are recognizing when it […]

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If You’re a Boss Who Does These Things, Your Employees Are Probably Eyeing the Exit

November 26, 2014   

The bad boss perception…the number one factor that drives away great employees. Unfortunately, many of the business leaders who have earned this negative perception don’t even know they’re seen in this light by their employees. Being a bad boss doesn’t necessarily mean you’re throwing things across the office and inflicting fear in employees – it […]

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