Employee Retention Articles

  • How to Increase Employee Retention Using the “30% Solution”

    October 31, 2018

    I just read a post about how Facebook executives recently found the answer to increasing employee satisfaction and retention among their employees. Google discovered the same answer about 10 years ago after reviewing 10 years of quarterly performance reviews as part of their Project Oxygen. The answer? Great managers. But even before Facebook and Google’s...

  • Facebook Knows the Secret to Increasing Retention—and It Starts With Managers

    October 25, 2018

    65% of employees say they’d rather have a new boss than a pay raise. That stat suggests that the old adage that we quit our bosses, not our jobs, may actually have some weight to it. But according to Facebook’s Head of People, Lori Goler, Head of HR Business Partners, Janelle Gale, and People Growth Lead, Brynn Harrington, the real reasons are more complicated....

  • Making This One Thing Part of Your Company Culture Will Boost Employee Engagement and Retention

    July 30, 2018

    While establishing employee volunteer programs is an obvious way for companies to give back to their communities and build their brands, there’s an additional benefit: volunteer programs are a powerful engagement and retention tool. In fact, when employees feel connected to their company’s giving and volunteering efforts, turnover drops by an average of 57%. In...

  • 4 Ways PepsiCo’s CEO Energizes (and Retains) Her Employees

    August 16, 2017

    Most CEOs wouldn’t write letters to their employees’ families, but Indra Nooyi isn’t most CEOs—and that’s just one of the ways she’s...

  • The Proven Way LinkedIn Keeps Its Tech Talent

    May 10, 2017

    It was the spring of 2015 and LinkedIn’s technical teams were feeling the heat. Competitors were aggressively recruiting engineers and...

  • What 4.3M+ Open Candidates on LinkedIn Means for Employers

    March 16, 2017

    Last fall, I attended LinkedIn’s annual Talent Connect event, where some of my colleagues presented on how Nielsen is using people...