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Futren’s Strategies for Employee Retention

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailBusinesses 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 average ... Read More »

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailThis past February Yahoo!’s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. In a company-wide email, she announced Yahoo! was changing its telecommute policy. Effective June 2013, all employees were requi... Read More »

The Rules of Retention

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemail 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-management wo... Read More »

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemail “Seven Reasons Businesses Fail to Retain their Best Employees” Date: April 25 Time: 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Title: Seven Reasons Businesses Fail to Retain Good Employees Description: In this fast-pac... Read More »

Six Rules to Hiring Top People Each and Every Time

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailThe economy continues to improve with increased job creation in 2013. Payroll services giant ADP reported employers added 180,000 new private sector jobs in February. Meanwhile the U.S. Dept. of Labor said to... Read More »

Cutting Costs/Curtailing Services Can Produce Crappy Customer Service

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailIn uncertain economic times, it’s common for businesses to focus their time and energies on ways to cut costs.  However, many of the decisions to cut back have generated unintended, and in some cases, disastr... Read More »

Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemail Employee engagement is defined as the emotional commitment an employee has for a job or organization, which then drives their performance. Countless studies have proven that an engaged workforce contributes ... Read More »

Five Rules for Giving Employees Feedback

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailWe 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 proble... Read More »

Six Resolutions for a Winning Corporate Culture

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailThe 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 direction. ... Read More »

La Rosa’s Pizzeria: Putting People First

FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestPrintemailGregory P. Smith The service and food industry probably has the lowest retention and highest turnover of all the industries in the United States. The reasons for this are varied, but a lot of it can be attrib... Read More »

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