Employee Retention Articles

  • Here’s How IBM Predicts 95% of Its Turnover Using Data

    June 17, 2019

    Last year, job attrition in the U.S. reached its highest rate on record — and things haven’t really improved since then. With the cost of replacing an employee sitting anywhere between 30 and 400% of that person’s annual salary, there’s obviously a strong financial case for investing in retention — not to mention the benefits of preserving institutional...

  • The One Rule Recruiters Should Follow to Prevent Employee Turnover Before It Starts

    May 23, 2019

    With a recent Gallup report suggesting turnover in U.S. businesses is a $1 trillion problem, it’s no surprise that companies are increasingly focusing on employee retention. But where many companies get things wrong is in assuming that turnover is a problem that can be solved by intervening after-the-fact. Instead, recruiters can get ahead of the game by...

  • 3 Steps to Take When Your Star Employee Leaves (Screaming ‘Noooo!’ Isn’t One of Them)

    May 8, 2019

    Your star employee makes everyone on your team better. They can light up a room or find a solution to a knotty problem with equal ease. But, alas, they’ve just told you they’re leaving. You stifle the impulse to scream “Nooooo!” and instead say, “Congratulations!” You let them know they’ll be missed and, once you’ve taken a few deep breaths, start planning your...

  • Men Will Switch Jobs to Spend Time With Their Newborns —...

    May 7, 2019

    The adoption of paternity leave policies is on the rise, with 29% of U.S. companies currently offering new fathers at least some form...

  • Here’s a Common-Sense Approach to Predict and Eliminate...

    May 2, 2019

    A major tech company just made a big brouhaha over its “uncanny” ability to use AI to predict which employees will voluntarily leave a...

  • Gallup Suggests That Employee Turnover in U.S. Businesses...

    April 25, 2019

    A recent report from Gallup estimates — conservatively, it says — that a trillion dollars is what U.S. businesses are losing every...