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How Strong Are Your Managers’ Basic Leadership Skills? – Quiz

Too many managers lack the basic leadership skills that are essential to driving team success, providing quality service, and ultimately, keeping employees longer. When turnover is high everyone and everything suffers, which is why finding the root cause of the issue is so important. Is your organization losing people and money over management issues that […]

The REAL Reasons Caregivers Say They Quit

On exit surveys, when employees are asked why they’ve chosen to leave their organization, the most frequently selected option is “other.” We got curious about what those “other” reasons really are. According to data collected by WeCare Connect, the nation’s leading provider of employee surveys for the senior care industry, the following are actual responses […]

5 Time and Productivity Hacks for Busy and Burned-Out Managers

One of the causes of unnecessary employee turnover is the fact that supervisors, managers, and directors are far busier today than ever before thanks to a strategic model called “do more with less.” This philosophy has caused organizations to put more than manageable workloads onto leaders plates and it’s more critical than ever to be […]

How to Listen Well to Your Employees

Employer listening to employee

At your organization, is there any chance your leaders might be a bit disconnected from your front line? Could they be making decisions about policies, compensation, benefits, procedures, and systems without understanding today’s new workforce? Is anyone making the common mistake of assuming many jobs are still the same as they used to be back […]

Why Do Employees Leave When They Do? A Timeline of Employee Turnover

It’s time to get away from the “it’s you, not me” mindset.   How are you – as a leader and as a company – contributing to your employee turnover? There is plenty that employers can do proactively to reduce potential turnover, yet many prefer to blame the new hires who “weren’t the right fit” […]

Does Meaningful Work Attract Talent?

Spouses stick it out in tough times because they made a commitment. New parents endure sleepless nights to ensure their little one feels loved and secure. And many employees will persevere through less-than-ideal circumstances when they know their work matters.   As a leader, do you ensure your employees know and understand the “why” behind […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Magnet Culture

We were founded in 2012 and by our first birthday, we had created a powerful (and future-award-winning) generational keynote to help audiences navigating multiple generations in the workplace, which was and still is challenging. In 2014, Workforce magazine in Chicago named me a “Game Changer” for our unique approach to bridging generational gaps in the […]

4 Reasons Why Managers Are About to Walk Out

We’ve experienced the “Great Resignation” of our workers and based on a plethora of recent conversations I’ve had with executives, directors, and managers across various industries, I’m now predicting, “The Great ManagementWalk-Out.” Are you aware of how much managers are currently juggling and just how close they are to their breaking points? So, what happened? […]

What is #QuietQuitting?

Despite the new hashtag, #quietquitting is not a new phenomenon. A #quietquitter is an employee who refuses to go “above and beyond” when they see no benefits of more pay, more respect, or more recognition from the added workload. They are simply doing the job they’ve been hired to do but are not accepting more […]

Don’t Leave the Crumbs to the New Hires

At Magnet Culture, we dive deep into our client’s turnover issues. Sometimes this leads to surprising findings that help us serve future clients. One of our clients is a ready-mixed concrete company. The leaders expressed concern due to a high turnover rate specifically among the truck drivers. What we uncovered is applicable across every organization […]