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Futren’s Strategies for Employee Retention

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailBusinesses in the hospitality and food and beverage industries face many challenges. They ride the ups and downs of the economy more closely than the healthcare, government, or high-tech sectors, and a... Read More »

Four Keys to Attract and Retain Millennials

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailThe youngest generation in today’s workforce, Millennials or Generation Y, has brought new challenges to companies. These 20 and 30-somethings are the largest generation in human history and will compr... Read More »

The Rules of Retention

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemail Employee dissatisfaction is on the rise, especially among entry-level and mid-level employees. A recent study from Dale Carnegie Training found that only 23 percent (that’s one in four!) of non-manage... Read More »

Five Rules for Giving Employees Feedback

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailWe all know how to praise and reward, but giving constructive criticism to your employees is also important. Addressing a problem can be awkward, and many managers avoid criticizing their staff until a... Read More »

Social Media Revolution 2013

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailAre you using social media to grow your business? If not, you are missing out. Social media – LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter – can allow you to reach an audience larger than ever befo... Read More »

Six Resolutions for a Winning Corporate Culture

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailThe start of a new year is a great time for companies to assess their corporate environment. Consider it your corporate culture resolutions list. Here are six steps to get you started in the right dire... Read More »

Employee Appreciation | Wegmans Grocery

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailWhat is your business’ most valuable resource? Its location? Its size? Its technology? Hardly. Despite the value of all of these factors, the resource with the most potential to elevate and drive... Read More »

Interstate Battery Company: God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailInterstate Battery Company God, Car Batteries, Race Cars and the Family In my mind, a good boss is someone who acknowledges important life-changing events such as a death in the family, a birth of a ch... Read More »

Creating a Great Place to Work | Navigator #180

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemail Creating a Great Place to Work As the economy rebounds businesses are focusing on making their organizations better places to work. They are realizing if employees and managers are unhappy, they are g... Read More »

Business Communication Skills | Navigator Newsletter #170

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailPERSONAL NOTE FROM THE LEAD NAVIGATOR Bittersweet. This is the word that best captures Cathy’s life and mine over the past couple of weeks. As you know, my daughter, Heather, was pregnant with triplets... Read More »

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