Workplace Wisdom Blogs

William Mahan

The U.S. workforce is experiencing a turnover tsunami and those organizations proactive in employee feedback efforts will undoubtedly see their retention improve. Like mining for…

William Mahan

Employees stay at organizations for different reasons than they leave, and nearly every organization is unique in the reasons employees stay.1 Therefore, Stay Interviews are…

Dr. Thomas Mahan

There is considerable talk these days that HR does not deliver the value of its capability. Additional arguments include moving HR functions into Legal, Finance,…

Danny Nelms

I recently read an article comparing the priorities of the CEO to those of the CHRO. It was an interesting read and for the most…

Dr. Thomas Mahan

Unethical Behavior, Illegal Behavior, and Financial Impropriety in the Workplace Remain a Problem Americans today are rarely surprised upon hearing of any incident of unethical,…

Dr. Thomas Mahan

While reviewing employee responses to prepare our 2021 Retention Report (reflective of 2020 Employee insights on Turnover, Reasons, Costs, and Recommendations*), I am struck by…

Danny Nelms

The latest voluntary quit (turnover) rate shows nearly twice the amount of employees quit their jobs in July 2020 than those who quit in April…

William Mahan

Pulse Interviews are a regular employee feedback practice for organizations committed to fully understanding the challenges employees encounter in their roles with the company. Pulse…

Dr. Thomas Mahan

The job market economics are clear. Regardless of the COVID distraction of the last several months, the escalating competition for workers and a shrinking talent…

Dr. Thomas Mahan

Organizations will continue to struggle with finding and keeping people and creating the workplace conditions necessary to drive productivity despite the recent COVID slow-down. Organizations…