Employee Retention Articles

  • 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 doing things differently to retain her best employees. One of only three women CEOs in the Fortune 50, Indra took the helm of PepsiCo in 2006 and created a new mission for the company: Performance with Purpose. A major part of that...

  • 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 too often the managers and leaders only learned about an employee's career aspirations when they were headed out the door. The team needed to find a new way to make sure employees felt valued, engaged and heard. In other words,...

  • 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...

  • People Analytics Isn’t as Hard as You Think—Nielsen Proves ...

    March 9, 2017

    In 2015, the leader of one of Nielsen’s biggest businesses approached one of the company’s HR leaders with a big question: do you know...

  • My Employees Are All Millennials - Here’s How I Manage and ...

    February 9, 2017

    I travel and speak at a lot of conferences. Perhaps you’d like my autograph? No? Fine. Anyway, people ask me a lot of questions but...