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Should Exit Interviews be Shown the Door?

A business owner recently asked me if I thought he should have an exit interview with an employee who just gave notice. Here’s my response: Are you REALLY open to making changes so that others don’t leave for the same reason. If you can’t answer yes, then don’t waste the employee’s time. Here’s what I […]

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Talent: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?

I was visiting a Fortune 500 company that was struggling to fill jobs and retain talent—A challenge many of you have. They have a record number of job openings, and employee turnover is on the rise. Growth plans have been put on hold, as they don’t have the workforce to extend their reach. Their executive […]

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Five Workplace Prediction for 2018

Every year, I create workplace predictions based on my work with clients and my uncanny ability to see what others miss. Here are the first five of eighteen workplace predictions for the coming year. The rest will be announced in my January newsletter, which you can receive by subscribing here. 1.    Record numbers of employees will […]

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How to Thank Your Employees All Year Long

Are you guilty of thanking your people only on special holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas? Research on employee engagement consistently shows, that how you feel is often more important than what you earn. In a study funded by Make Their Day, an employee motivation firm, and Badgeville, a gamification company, surveyed 1,200 U.S. employees from […]

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See You Later Boss!

Admit it. You’ve either told your employer a white lie on the way out the door or you know someone who has. Who can blame you? However, as an employer these little white lies do more harm than good. How can you fix what may be broken in your organization if you don’t know where […]

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You’re Kidding, Right? 50% of New Hires Fail

Read this before you make another hire. I wish I was kidding! Organizations have thousands of business processes, but I doubt that you’ve ever heard of a single process that has a 50 percent failure rate, that has been completely ignored. The recruiting process often has a failure rate of 50 percent. And I’m not […]

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How to Prevent Others from Poaching Your Talent

Many of you are enjoying the last day of your winter holiday break, while others are out there actively stealing your talent. If you only do one thing this year, let that be creating a force field around your organization that will prevent others from successfully plucking your talent out. I’ve just written an executive […]

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