Category: Retention Tips for Managers

How To Retain Key Employees in The New Year

It’s that holiday time of the year. I’m not talking about how to hire help in advance of the busy season. This post is about how to stop the exodus of employees that happens after the new calendar year starts.

Do You Possess the Management Trait Employees Value Most?

Many management studies these days have us believing that employees will beeline for the exit if the boss forgets to ask how their child or puppy is doing. News flash. The latest research from Stanford Graduate School of Business shows employees have another priority.

Are You Growing Your Own Rock-Star Employees?

Maybe you’ve been told that you need to provide your team members with more real challenges. In turn, they’ll reward you by working hard and being loyal.

Have You Asked Your Employees What They Want To Get Better At?

You might be inclined to think that once an employee’s performing well at a job, you should leave well enough alone. Wrong! Your employees are counting on you to help them develop goals.

Are You Delegating Enough Tasks?

As a manager, one of your most crucial tasks is to develop your employees. Part of that development means delegating responsibilities.

How Far Will You Go to Uphold Your Company’s Values?

As a leader, it’s your job to maintain the work culture that you and others have carefully crafted. If you want your employees to be motivated and engaged, you have to take action when an employee grossly violates your company’s values

Will Your Top Performer Be a Good Manager?

Is it time to fill the sales manager position at your company? If you’re like many leaders, you’re seriously considering moving your top rainmaker into the position. Unfortunately, that line of thinking has wreaked havoc on more than one sales department.

How Are You Handling Employee Activism?

Younger consumers will do business with your company if you show authentic support for a social cause. These same activist consumers could also be your star employees. Attracting and keeping these employees requires specific action on your part.

Are You Neglecting Relationship Excellence?

Are you guilty of focusing on task excellence and neglecting relationship excellence? Michael Stallard, co-founder and president of the Connection Culture Group, says this is a common management problem.

How to Retain Employees During the War for Talent

As the chief engagement and brand officer at EHE, Joy Altimare knows how important it is to level-set or benchmark an individual’s health status. Here are the details she shared on a Manage Smarter podcast about how to benchmark a new manager’s status.

Do Your Employees Have a Say in Your Company’s Future?

Managing a team of blue-collar employees in today’s workforce comes with plenty of stress. Your employees are constantly looking over their shoulders.

How to Stop Change Management From Turning into Chaos

You have to be at the top of your game to manage the details of the upcoming reduction in force or merger. No matter how careful you are about keeping things quiet, employees soon start speculating about the future of the company and their prospects. How you do manage your way through this process?

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