Employee Retention

The War on Talent

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Recent reports have shown that more and more people are finding jobs. And for those of us with an ongoing need to hire great talent during a world wide pandemic, that’s not necessarily good. The Department of Labor recently reported that Nebraska’s unemployment rate has dropped to an astonishing 3.1%. With job openings at a 5-month high, do you have a plan to win the war on talent?

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10 Ways to Create Employee Turnover

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Are you tired of leading teams? Do you just wish everyone would quit so you don’t have to manage anymore, and you can do the job yourself? (After all, you probably do it better anyway…)

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Who Cares About Employee Engagement?

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All the time, we see themes become popular in management. They seem like fads…something that will gain hype and eventually die down again. And by the time you implement a process, your employees have already found something else that’s more important. But one of those themes never went away: Employee Engagement. Whether you call it engagement or another term like accountability, ownership, empowerment, or commitment, it all revolves around creating an environment where employees act interdependently to drive your organization’s success. So, if you thought this was another fad, take out your notepad and write this down…It’s NOT.

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Dear Boss, I Quit! – Making changes for new generations

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  • “I can’t stand my boss; I need a new job!”
  • “Why bother? Nobody listens to my ideas anyway.”
  • “I wish I had more time off. My family is just as important.”
  • “I know what I’m doing…get off my back!”
  • “I wish my job was more fun…”

These thoughts run through employees’ minds in almost every company. And the part that’s scary is…eventually they are going to do something about it. As someone managing employees, you may think that everything appears great from the outside. Sales are up, your team has a good relationship with your customers, and you don’t see any immediate problems.

Since there are no major problems, why change? Because even though you don’t see it, you’re about to lose valuable employees! In your eyes, things are fine. But in your employees’ eyes, one of these things could be the final straw…it’s only a matter of time.

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Your Employees Are Leaving

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And It happened again. One of your star performers is leaving and you had no idea he was even looking!  He’s been with you for several years. You’ve watched as he’s been promoted through the company.  He’s been involved in some key projects over the years and you’ve invested in outside training to enhance his skills. But now he’s gone…Just like that! What happened?

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Just Send Them to a Workshop!

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I just left a meeting with a prospective client. Like most of our clients, she came to me because she thinks her team needs some training. “They need to take responsibility. They need to communicate better. We have to motivate them. I want to send them to a workshop!”

If it’s not an actual statement, at least the thought goes through the minds of managers and executives across the globe daily. But should you send them to a workshop?

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