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Proven Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

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FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailFinders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Proven Ways to Retain Your Best Employees Gregory P. Smith Imagine–you have been working late to finish an important project when your project manager walks into your office and tells you she has been offered a better job. This is the same person you handpicked, trained, and recently gave a pay raise. As she tu... Read More »

Question from Greg Smith

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FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailHello, Happy Friday to you. I have a new article on employee retention coming out in the next week or two as well as a press release on the same topic.  This coincides with the release of my new book, 401 Proven Ways to Retain Your Best Employees. Can I send the article and press release to you? Best, Greg ========================== Gregory P. ... Read More »

Good Employee Interviews Lead to Hiring the Right People — Top Talent

Employee Retention / Employee Selection / Talent Management

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemail Conducting Good Employee Interviews Today, business success is measured in TALENT ? the RIGHT talent for the RIGHT job.  Jim Collins said in his book, From Good to Great, “People are not your most important asset. The right people are. Get the right people on the bus, the wrong people off the bus, and the right people in the right seats.̶... Read More »

Flexible Work Arrangements Help Improve Job Satisfaction | Flexible Work Benefits

Flexible Work Arrangements Help Improve Job Satisfaction | Flexible Work Benefits

Employee Turnover / Gender / Generations at Work / Human Resource Management / Job Satisfaction / Talent Management / Women in the workplace / Working Women

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailBalancing work and family has received a lot of attention over the years. There are several reasons for this. First, today’s workforce is increasingly diverse and demanding. Second, the workforce is shrinking.  There are not enough skilled workers to fill all the jobs. In this country skilled workers have options. It is important not to force ... Read More »

FW: Google Alert – worker shortage

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FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemail  Google Blogs Alert for: worker shortage GO must resolve labour difficulties – Toronto StarBy Andrae Griffith(Andrae Griffith) Adding to their post-holiday blues, GO Transit commuters heading to work on the … The system has experienced worker-related slowdowns before, most notably … Problems arise when there is a shortage of ... Read More »

Team Building Techniques that Motivate Employees

Employee appreciation / Employee Recognition / Job Satisfaction / Reward & Recognition / Team Building

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailReward and Recognition Ideas to Build a Motivated Workforce Everyone has had a bad hair day, but how about a bad tie, bad hat or bad shoe day?  More and more companies are putting together contests on the ugliest dressed.  Another company sponsors an annual turkey bowling contest.  Employees go out on the loading dock, take a frozen turkey, and try ... Read More »

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