Employee Retention Articles

  • Job Quit Rates Are Soaring: Here Are 5 Tactics to Keep Your Employees ​

    December 26, 2018

    In the United States this year, job attrition reached its highest rate since records began in 2000. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that 3.5 million people voluntarily left their jobs in October — a quit rate of 2.3%. And with the number of open jobs exceeding the number of unemployed people by almost a million, it’s a candidate’s market out...

  • Employees Share the 4 Most Frustrating Things Bosses Do

    November 27, 2018

    If you are a manager, and your goal is to build strong and lasting relationships with your employees, there are two characteristics you should embody: Clarity and consistency. At least, that’s what the data says. Recently, LinkedIn Learning surveyed 2,968 professionals and asked them their biggest frustration with a manager. The runaway winner – a manager whose...

  • 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...

    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,...

  • Making This One Thing Part of Your Company Culture Will...

    July 30, 2018

    While establishing employee volunteer programs is an obvious way for companies to give back to their communities and build their...

  • 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...