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Podcast Extravaganza

Now you can look forward to your next long drive! Listen in to our newest interviews for insights on today’s workforce challenges and game-changing retention advice.   1. “Change Your Mindset” Podcast TOPIC: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer No more mandatory Saturdays and unlimited PTO?! Hear Peter and Cara’s lively discussion […]

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Retaining Today’s New “Lazy & Entitled” Workforce

Are you frustrated that your new hires aren’t anything like your hard-working seasoned employees who are more dependable and loyal? You’re not alone, and you’re not crazy for thinking they’re from a different planet! But before you judge newer (often younger) workers as lazy, entitled or having no work ethic, take a quick look at […]

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How to Enhance Trust, Loyalty and Retention with Employees

As a Talent Retention Strategist, my job is to help companies keep their employees. Unfortunately, in today’s climate, that’s a lot harder than it used to be. Unnecessary turnover is rampant and most businesses are struggling to keep new hires for more than a year or two.   I’m confident that one of the main issues is the false assumption that employees start off with […]

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What Not To Wear to a Baseball Game

  Recently I was having a discussion with a client about how lax dress code standards are today versus what he was used to from the workforce of forty years ago, when out of the blue he said: “Heck, people even used to wear suits to go to baseball games!” I agreed with him and […]

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Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem – Part 2

Continued from Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem – Part 1 One Person Won’t Resolve the Issue – Retention is Everyone’s Job  While having a dedicated staffer to focus on diagnosing and resolving turnover issues is essential, leaders at all levels must take turnover seriously. Just like customer service, retention should be part of everyone’s job and everyone’s training. Keep in […]

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Appeal to Millennials With These Money-Saving Work Perks

Want to know who is going to change the face of the workplace? It’s going to be millennials. They’re an ever-growing portion of people going to work and will be the largest generation at work by 2020—just a few years from now. And while there is much about millennials that’s different from previous generations, including […]

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Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem – Part 1

What’s the biggest problem when it comes to employee turnover? No one owns retention!  At many companies, when turnover rises executives point to HR to fix it – whose plate is already overflowing with terminations, payroll, benefits management, and back-fill recruiting. HR then blames bad managers for running off good people, and the managers push back complaining that executives do […]

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Why Not All Millennials Are “Millennial”

An excerpt from Staying Power: Think we should avoid putting everyone into buckets by birth year? I agree. So why am I writing a book breaking down our workforce by generation? Because around age 30, I realized that some of my friends had figured out how to play the “professional” game while others had not, and […]

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