The federal government (and many state governments) have passed legislation allowing for grant money to go towards workforce training programs. Employers can often use this money on programs that bolster their workforce, improve employee retention, etc. – including programs such as Crescendo’s Workforce Retention Bootcamp. Most companies, however, don’t know about thousands of free training […]

It’s time to get away from the “it’s you, not me” mindset. How are you – as a leader and as a company – contributing to your employee turnover? There is plenty that employers can do proactively to reduce potential turnover, yet many prefer to blame the new hires who “weren’t the right fit” instead

An excerpt from Staying Power: While retention must be top of mind for leaders across the organization at this point, companies also need to identify and empower retention specialists to gather information, drive the conversation and implement these new initiatives. When turnover reaches a certain level, many organizations finally approve the funding for an additional position

The revolving door of turnover isn’t going to slow itself and yet many executive teams still aren’t giving their HR departments the appropriate resources needed to effectively combat the issue. If your organization is serious about improving employee retention, more intentional spending is needed on the front-end of building today’s new employer-employee relationships in order

Now you can look forward to your next long drive! Listen in to our newest interviews for insights on today’s workforce challenges and game-changing retention advice. 1. “Change Your Mindset” Podcast TOPIC: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer No more mandatory Saturdays and unlimited PTO?! Hear Peter and Cara’s lively discussion of

Are you frustrated that your new hires aren’t anything like your hard-working seasoned employees who are more dependable and loyal? You’re not alone, and you’re not crazy for thinking they’re from a different planet! But before you judge newer (often younger) workers as lazy, entitled or having no work ethic, take a quick look at

Why does it seem like Millennials need so much hand-holding? Older employees don’t seem to have the same problem, right? And what do latchkey kids have to do with it? Watch Cara’s GenX clip to find out the surprising connections.

Continued from Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem – Part 1 One Person Won’t Resolve the Issue – Retention is Everyone’s Job  While having a dedicated staffer to focus on diagnosing and resolving turnover issues is essential, leaders at all levels must take turnover seriously. Just like customer service, retention should be part of everyone’s job and everyone’s training. Keep in

Want to know who is going to change the face of the workplace? It’s going to be millennials. They’re an ever-growing portion of people going to work and will be the largest generation at work by 2020—just a few years from now. And while there is much about millennials that’s different from previous generations, including

What’s the biggest problem when it comes to employee turnover? No one owns retention!  At many companies, when turnover rises executives point to HR to fix it – whose plate is already overflowing with terminations, payroll, benefits management, and back-fill recruiting. HR then blames bad managers for running off good people, and the managers push back complaining that executives do

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