Things You Should Avoid Saying In An Exit Interview

When an employee hands in their notice, it’s not unusual for managers and other team leaders to “check out” from the relationship. However, even though an employee is preparing to leave your organization, you can still learn invaluable lessons from their departure.   While it’s true that employee turnover exists at virtually every organization and… Continue reading Things You Should Avoid Saying In An Exit Interview

Top Reasons Employees Leave Their Jobs

Employee attrition: it’s easily one of the most pressing – and complex – issues facing organizations today. As countless news stories proclaim that our society is in the midst of “The Great Resignation,” many employers are investing more time and effort than ever into improving retention.     But before your organization can implement a strategy… Continue reading Top Reasons Employees Leave Their Jobs

Causes of Employee Turnover and How to Prevent High Turnover

Employee turnover is an inevitable part of business, but it’s often also a significant expense. When you’re trying to minimize unnecessary costs and improve your organizational culture, it’s an important area to target — improving staff retention can achieve both of these goals. What exactly causes employee turnover, though, and how can an organization take… Continue reading Causes of Employee Turnover and How to Prevent High Turnover

Improve Employee Retention with Stay Interviews

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 gold, you actively prospect and sift through applicants to strike pay dirt with employees that have the potential to be high-performers and to stay with your company for a long… Continue reading Improve Employee Retention with Stay Interviews

Defining Employee Stay Interviews

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 common tools used in building effective employee retention strategies1. We have defined and detailed the many elements of conducting effective Stay Interviews in the Essential Guide to Conducting Stay Interviews,… Continue reading Defining Employee Stay Interviews

It is Time to Rebuild HR, Not Defund It

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, and both internal and external Marketing/Communications. Should HR functions be reassigned or defunded? Can HR deliver the value it is designed to provide? The real question is whether HR has… Continue reading It is Time to Rebuild HR, Not Defund It