Category Archives: Retention

The Holidays Put the Spotlight On Keeping Retail Employees Engaged

November 26, 2014   

Before the Thanksgiving dishes have even been cleared, the holiday shopping season begins. For some retailers that season actually began weeks ago, and retail employees are at the center of focus from their employers. Retail employees have also gained a lot of national attention, particularly in recent years, as stores have been advertising longer holiday […]

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What We Can All Learn From Silicon Valley Talent Management

November 26, 2014   

Google, Yahoo, Twitter – just a few of the big names from Silicon Valley that are revolutionizing not only how the world sees technology, but also how  businesses large and small view talent management. So if we’re all to look to Silicon Valley and how they manage their employees and develop and implement talent management […]

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Worried You’ll Look Like a Scrooge? Tips for Handing Out Holiday Bonuses

November 19, 2014   

The trees are decorated, the company holiday party is just around the corner and as a company leader, you have to determine how to handle what many of your employees have been looking forward to all year—the holiday bonus. So how do you determine who gets what amongst your employees? As with every other aspect […]

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Retention Secret #10: Employee Engagement and Climate Assessments

November 18, 2014   

I’ve written in previous articles about how important it is that employees feel like they are valued members of tight-knit team. This can be accomplished through such practices as participatory decision-making that not only solicits input from employees, but actively engages them in taking that input from the divergent thinking phase into the convergent decision-point […]

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Retention Secret #9: Promoting from Within

November 18, 2014   

It happens over and over again in organizations everywhere. You need to hire a key position in the company and you conduct the usual search, get a ton of external applications, sort through them with all due diligence and select who you think will do the best job. Then several months into the new hire, […]

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Retention Secret #8: Participatory Decision-Making

November 18, 2014   

Everyone knows that feeling like you’re a valuable member of team can go a long ways towards engaging and retaining employees. That’s why more and more employers have adopted a teamwork approach to many aspects of work in modern organizations. And yet some organizations eventually kind of give up on the teamwork concept because it […]

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Trouble on the Horizon – 5 Signs Your Best Employee May Be Contemplating Quitting

November 17, 2014   

For managers and business leaders there can sometimes be nothing more troubling than the prospect of losing top talent. As an employer or manager, when you’re able to recognize the signs you could have a great employee on the brink of quitting, you may be able to step in and prevent it from happening. Common […]

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The Top 5 Ways Companies Drive Away Talent

November 17, 2014   

There’s a great deal of focus in today’s marketplace about how companies can attract the best talent but companies continue to unknowingly do things that are in reality driving away talent. Many of the top reasons employers are pushing talent away are because of long-standing policies and actions that are simply unfavorable in the eyes […]

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Retention Secret #7: Open Book Management

November 17, 2014   

It was in 1989 in an Inc. magazine article called “The Open-Book Managers” that the phrase open-book management was used for the first time. It was a startling idea back then. In the early 1990s then-president Bill Clinton was presiding over a national labor relations conference at which one of the early advocates of open-book […]

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Performance Management System Overhaul: Autodesk Case Study

November 13, 2014   

If you’re considering making significant changes to your company’s PM system, it’s very useful to hear from someone who’s gone through the process, which is why I’m capping off my series of articles about performance management with a case study of a company that’s done it. Autodesk first made a name for itself with AutoCAD, […]

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