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  • Tuning Into Today’s Workforce: A Year of Insights from Magnet Culture & WeCare Connect

    Over the past year, Magnet Culture and WeCare Connect, a leading provider of employee surveys in the U.S. and Canada, have been on a mission to truly understand the heartbeat of the new workforce. Using…

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  • Are You Truly Supporting Your Team? Let’s Find Out.

    Many managers believe they provide their team the support they need to thrive. However, what “support” means to you, may be very different from what your team perceives it to be. Staff leave organizations for…

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  • Cultivating a Culture of Problem-Solving: A Shared Responsibility

    In any organization, the approach to problem-solving must be a collective effort that permeates every level – from executives to front-line workers. Let’s start from the top. Executives play a pivotal role in establishing a…

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  • Are You Guilty?! Uncovering Hidden “Management Crimes”

    Navigating the sea of leadership comes with its fair share of triumphs and tribulations. But as invested leaders, let’s go ahead and ask the uncomfortable, but essential question: – Are we, inadvertently, embodying traits of…

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  • Put Yourself in Your Staff’s Shoes: A Quick Retention Audit

    Excerpt from Magnet Culture’s, “Redefining Employee Retention: Embracing a New Approach to Regain Staffing Stability”. For managers, what is on fire gets their attention, which is understandable. But while managers are doing the absolute best…

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  • The Key to Slowing the Revolving Door: Let Managers Be Managers Again

    Excerpt from Magnet Culture’s, “Workforce Wake-Up Call: How Many Must Leave Before Retention Becomes a True Priority?” After years of helping clients retain employees, we’ve found that while everyone has a role in decreasing turnover,…

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  • Are You About to Lose Workers to Seasonal Jobs with Higher Pay? – 3 Strategies to Retain or Recapture Your Employees

    As 2023 begins to wind down, a familiar staffing challenge is resurfacing for industries that are already struggling to keep front-line shifts covered. According to WeCare Connect, a leading provider of employee surveys in the…

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  • 5 Reasons Why 2024 is the Pivotal Year for Management Training

    As we step into 2024, the call to reignite leadership training is louder than ever. For organizations serious about future success, this upcoming year isn’t merely another calendar flip—it’s a hallmark opportunity to take control…

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  • The Power of Relationships: A New Perspective on Retention

    Recent data from WeCare Connect, a leading provider of employee surveys in the U.S. and Canada, has spotlighted an often-overlooked aspect of employee retention: the unparalleled power of relationships. This reminds us that while the…

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  • Location, Location, Location! A New Secret to Attracting and Retaining Today’s New Workforce

    Are you aware that the shortest distance between two points might just be the secret weapon in winning the war for talent? In today’s evolving job market, the lure of a convenient work location has…

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  • Engage Your Workforce by Explaining Their Total Compensation

    Do Staff Know How Much They Make? Pay may not be the only reason employees change jobs, but it’s creeping up the list as a top factor. According to recent data from WeCare Connect, a…

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  • Uniting Top Leaders for Realistic Employee Retention: The Power of Collaboration

    In today’s rapidly evolving workforce landscape, the importance of effective employee retention initiatives cannot be overstated. It is vital that owners, executives, directors, managers, and HR leaders within our organizations unite around realistic strategies that…

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  • 6 Ways to Build an Employer Brand Your Employees Will Rave About

    It’s obvious that businesses need to keep their customers happy. So much time and money is spent researching the needs of their target clientele. While this focus on external customers is important, it is equally…

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  • What High Schoolers Want from a Job – We Asked. They Answered.

    We get it – working with every new generation that enters the workforce is challenging. As an organization, blending the mindsets and values of diverse individuals into a well-oiled collaborative machine is no small feat.…

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  • How Strong Are Your Managers’ Basic Leadership Skills? – Quiz

    Too many managers lack the basic leadership skills that are essential to driving team success, providing quality service, and ultimately, keeping employees longer. When turnover is high everyone and everything suffers, which is why finding…

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  • The REAL Reasons Caregivers Say They Quit

    On exit surveys, when employees are asked why they’ve chosen to leave their organization, the most frequently selected option is “other.” We got curious about what those “other” reasons really are. According to data collected…

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  • 5 Time and Productivity Hacks for Busy and Burned-Out Managers

    One of the causes of unnecessary employee turnover is the fact that supervisors, managers, and directors are far busier today than ever before thanks to a strategic model called “do more with less.” This philosophy…

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  • Employer listening to employee

    How to Listen Well to Your Employees

    At your organization, is there any chance your leaders might be a bit disconnected from your front line? Could they be making decisions about policies, compensation, benefits, procedures, and systems without understanding today’s new workforce?…

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  • Why Do Employees Leave When They Do? A Timeline of Employee Turnover

    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…

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  • Does Meaningful Work Attract Talent?

    Spouses stick it out in tough times because they made a commitment. New parents endure sleepless nights to ensure their little one feels loved and secure. And many employees will persevere through less-than-ideal circumstances when…

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