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Staying Power – Book, Keynote & Workshop

Crescendo Strategies is thrilled to announce Cara Silletto, MBA, & Leah Brown‘s newest employee retention book, Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer, released in March 2018. Read more about it below, order your copies here, and then contact us to schedule your Staying Power event today! Staying Power: Why Your Employees […]

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Employees Are Quitting, Now What? – Part 1

Let’s survey your current staff! How many people in your organization have been there 10+ years, are deep-rooted and likely aren’t going anywhere until retirement? We’ll call these staff “trees.” And how many people haven’t been there long, and their position will likely turn over multiple times in the next few years? We’ll call these […]

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Stop Hiring Recruiters When You Really Need A Retention Specialist!

If employee retention is a major issue for your organization, why are you hiring an additional recruiter? Why put a bandage on the issue by adding to the recruiting team, when “recruiting the wrong people” is only a tiny part of the real causes for increased turnover? Instead, consider hiring and empowering a Retention Specialist […]

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Vlog: When Did You Start Working?

When did you start working? Lots of Boomers and Gen Xers are wondering, “Why do Millennials seem so clueless about starting work?” Do Millennials experience starting work in the workforce the same way as those before them? In this vlog, Leah Brown, Crescendo’s Talent Retention Strategist, shares some of the factors that have drastically changed […]

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Who’s Who in the Workplace – Defining the Generations

Generations Provide a Challenge to Organizational Management With four generations in today’s workplace, it’s critical for leaders to understand who’s who on their teams in order to effectively manage multi-generational teams. In the video below, Cara Silletto highlights the multi-generations populating today’s workforce, and how to important it is to understand each generations’ values and work ethic.

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Why Millennial Men Won’t Work 60 Hrs/Wk Anymore!

Today’s Young Men Are Lazy! I recently presented a workshop on attracting and retaining Millennial talent to a group of concrete company owners and managers. One gentleman shared his hiring frustration saying, “They’re just lazy! I can’t find any young guys who are willing to work 60 hours a week anymore!” “Wow,” I thought. Things […]

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COB vs. EOD – Are You Communicating Clearly?

We all have seen it – the email from our boss asking for an important piece of information or for a project to be completed by “COB“ or “EOD.” Traditionally in business language, we know COB to mean “close of business” and EOD to mean “end of day.” But, what does each of these really […]

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What’s on the Wall, Doesn’t Walk Down the Hall

Organizational culture is often thought of as immeasurable, fluffy and non-critical in the eyes of many bottom-line-focused executives. Boy, are they off…way off! Turnover Costs Yes, operations and sales have to be in good standings to keep a company relevant, but in today’s post-recession economy, human capital and talent management are becoming more essential to […]

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