Category: Employee Retention


March 1, 2023

It’s Impossible to Explain

It seems more and more often, things occur that are impossible to explain.

Here’s an example.  Amid the mass layoffs currently occurring, one long-term employee posted her recent layoff experience on LinkedIn.  She did not do this to argue specifically with the decision – but wanted to take the opportunity to say goodbye and thank those she had worked with for so many years.

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September 22, 2022

Have you decided to “quietly quit”?

An article about quiet quitting was recently the most read story all week at the Wall Street Journal website. Wanting to know more, I watched Michael Smirconish interview Paige West, a former engineering consultant who left the corporate world and has many YouTube videos on the subject. In this interview, she is clear that the quitting part of silent quitting does not mean doing the minimum at work – at least for her. She states it is letting go of the stress of trying to do 1000% in an attempt to move up the corporate ladder and – instead — looking for fulfillment. (more…)

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March 22, 2022

The Upside of Hybrid/Remote Work

While many companies are struggling with the dual challenges of managing remote work while stemming high turnover, Chelsea Wood, Director of Recruiting at PAM Transport, has the answer and the data to prove it.

Chelsea leads 18 domestic recruiters.  Eight of these recruiters live in different states and work remotely.  Chelsea has used this hybrid approach successfully for the past 7 years, so the pandemic was not a driver for this hybrid solution.  Gary, her Vice President of Recruiting believed he could expand the hiring pool using remote recruiters and trusted it wouldn’t affect performance.  (more…)

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March 8, 2021

How To Prevent Your Top Employees From Quitting

When a valued, talented, and hard-working employee resigns, it can often leave behind a bit of a void within your organization. Unsurprisingly, studies show that the departure of a promising and well-respected team member can negatively impact their colleagues by lowering the team’s overall morale and productivity. Unfortunately, a resignation of this nature not only impacts the individual’s team but can also affect the entire company. 


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