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The nation’s leading manufacturing executives gathered in Washington D.C. last week for the Manufacturing Workforce Symposium, a one-day conference led by the Manufacturing Institute, to discuss critical workforce issues challenging the growth of manufacturing in the United States.
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5 Musts for Conducting Exit Interviews

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Under normal marketplace conditions, it’s important for organizations to conduct exit interviews with former employees as a step to reduce turnover, increase retention and protect profits. In an employee-in-control marketplace, where approximately 3 in 4 reasons for turnover could have been prevented by the organization, it becomes critical for organizations to conduct exit interviews in the most effective manner.
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In 2011, Google launched an initiative to research what components create the perfect team at work and called it the Aristotle Project. Google’s leaders believed that in order to create the best team, an organization just needed to combine their best employees, but they wanted to know through research what aspects were needed to create the best, most productive team.
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5 Popular Blogs of 2017

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From exit interviews, to first year employee turnover, to employee retention, to the cost of employee turnover, and all the way to Adele's Grammy performance, our most popular blogs in 2017 have covered quite a bit.
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Employee turnover is an expensive problem for organizations in today’s marketplace, and according to the latest jobs report the problem of employee turnover is not letting up.1,7 With these marketplace conditions and advanced tools available, why are organizations surprised or complacent with employee turnover costs?
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Use Your Power: Stop First Year Turnover

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New job creation is at record highs, unemployment is at record lows and skilled workers are in short supply, placing employees in a powerful position to change jobs when their current role doesn’t meet their expectations. According to the 2017 Retention Report, employees are wielding their power frequently as 34% of all employee turnover in 2016 was from employees within their first year of employment
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If your organization wants to create the best team through understanding and influencing its workforce, it is imperative that you give each employee a voice so you can understand their perspectives on the norms in your organization. This can be achieved by asking employees for feedback at critical points throughout the employee lifecycle.
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We’re approaching mid-year 2017 as June comes to a close, and if economic trends reflect the 80 months prior, the US economy add even more jobs– in addition to the more than 15 million that have already been added in the that time period. With jobs being added and the unemployment rate decreasing, employees continue to have more options, further intensifying the battle to retain employees.
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Turnover is a costly problem for healthcare organizations, as documented in the 2017 Healthcare Retention Report. The recently released report, published as a supplement to the 2017 Retention Report, reveals five truths about the healthcare employee marketplace.
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As insights from the 2017 Retention Report were revealed, we found the data disproves the popular assumption that exit interview data is only from disgruntled employees.1 In fact, this data refutes the idea that exiting employees are just disgruntled with their manager and organization, period.
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