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Company as Kin

January 5, 2014
There is growing interest in a lasting, reciprocal ā€” familial ā€” relationship with workers. And it could mean good things all around.
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Holy Crap(s)

November 12, 2013
Iā€™d never played craps before. But at a recent conference at the Mandalay Bay resort I gave it a try. Almost immediately, the employees manning the tables earned my respect.
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A Smarter Way to Measure Turnover

October 2, 2013

Do you know if there is any kind of normal attrition or resignation numbers for industries or size of companies? What is considered normal?

—Not Sure When to Worry, automotive, Auburn Hills, Michigan


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Factors That Impact Productivity

September 16, 2013

Is there any logical grouping or hierarchical order of the factors that affect talent management? For example: imprecise career paths, engagement, skills development, subjective performance assessments.... Are there rules about which ones are foundational and which ones get built on the foundation?

—We Need a Solid Foundation, training and development program leader, telecommunications, Montreal


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Increasing Engagement Programs

September 16, 2013

Engagement is not a priority for our organization. What can be done to increase the buy-in of senior leaders on the need for engagement programs?

—We Care: Execs Not So Much, talent coordinator, science and education, Denver, Colorado


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A Toast to Second Chances

September 9, 2013

When companies promote a learning environment where workers enjoy what they’re doing, those workers are going to want to stay longer.


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Reducing Turnover

September 4, 2013

Our industry -- healthcare -- is booming. We're seeing lots of new hospitals and clinics getting set to open, creating a demand for skilled and experienced employees. That has us a little worried about staff attrition. We expect to lose some people, but what are some practical steps we could implement to get out ahead of this issue?

A Little Nervous, assistant HR manager, health care, Singapore


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Executive Engagement

September 4, 2013

Our CEO and top human resources leader recently separated from the organization – about three months after the release of our most recent survey results. What is the best strategy to get the new CEO and HR leader engaged in developing an organizational response? Please note action planning is now occurring at the department level.

— Adrift without an Anchor, HR manager, government, Minneapolis


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