What’s Behind Tech’s Retention Problem

For much of the pandemic, tech firms were able to fend off the Great Resignation. Tech companies were quick to embrace virtual work, capitalize on opportunities in rapidly changing markets, and shower their employees with lavish perks. But the ground that technology companies gained in the talent landscape is.

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3 Articles that Got People Talking in 2021

I’ve been writing a weekly article for over a decade. This practice has served as an avenue of exploration, a chance to reflect on the state of the world, and an opportunity to connect with all of you. It gives me a chance to see which ideas people find.

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3 Hidden Habits that Might Be Eroding Your Reputation at Work

You did everything you were supposed to do. Meeting deadlines, managing deliverables, winning over your manager and leaving a trail of ‘exceeds expectations’ throughout your performance reviews. But you’re still not where you want to be. It has happened to me. And it’s happened to every single executive I’ve.

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Is Change Hard? Or Do Leaders Make it Harder?

Traditional thinking tells us people don’t like change. But if that were true, no one would ever get married or have a baby.  Or move, or go to college, or change jobs, or the myriad of other changes we humans regularly impose on ourselves. People make huge sweeping changes.

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The First Five Days – Why they’re an Emotional Make or Break

Imagine two new employees. We’ll call them Stan and Bill. Stan and Bill are both starting in new jobs at two different banks. The two banks are competitors and sit directly across the street from each other. Stan and Bill are both part of a group of new hires.

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How to Improve Retention in 10 Minutes

We all know turnover is costly.  But the costs extend far beyond having to rehire. When you factor in leadership time, loss of momentum, and customer retention, the dollars rise and the impact expands. We also know the younger generation, millennials, change jobs at more than three times the.

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Three Questions You Should Ask Before the Door Closes

There it is, the resignation letter. You’ve spent time hiring, training, and getting this employee up to speed, and now they’re leaving you. Perhaps they’re going to the competition, switching industries, or launching their own firm. Or maybe they’ve decided to be a poet and travel the world. No.

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