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State of the Workforce – Status & Actions for TODAY

State of the Workforce – Status & Actions for TODAY The method of “do more with less” is running rampant in the workplace today as more and more positions are open, applicants are few, and turnover is at an all-time high. Executives and employees alike are all banding together and going to the front-line to […]

3 Immediately Actionable Retention Strategies

3 Immediately Actionable Retention Strategies With all the unique pressures facing you as a leader today, finding time and budget for large-scale retention efforts may be unrealistic. However, without any consideration towards keeping your employees, turnover will likely worsen. Thankfully, in addition to large-scale investments, like leadership training and courses, smaller investments in your employees […]

Staff Shortages in Senior Care

Staff Shortages in Senior Care What to do when demand for staff is higher than supply, when there are more open positions than applicants? A recent article published by McKnight’s Long-Term Care News reported that 94% of nursing homes are continuing to endure unprecedented staffing shortages. This statistic confirms what we have been hearing for […]

How Do I Make My Managers More Effective?

The 3 Keys to Increasing Management Effectiveness to Reduce Turnover Have you ever sat on a 3-legged stool with only two legs? No, of course not – it’s a silly question. Why? Because if you sit on a 3-legged stool with only 2 legs, you and your efforts fall flat. It’s the same in an […]

One Way to Keep Your Employees Longer: Know Them!

We know that leaders are passionate about providing the best customer care. We also know that not being able to keep employees is both a massive detriment to that goal and just plain frustrating. In our management training program, Workforce Retention Bootcamp, we teach that one sure way to retain your staff for longer is […]

The Problem with Attendance Policy Grace Periods

Often, I teach why and how leaders must communicate their expectations more clearly than ever since today’s new workforce cannot read their minds. In those workshops, I hear about staff “missing the boat” on company or manager expectations. As we dive into the details, the issue becomes clear. Managers know the unwritten rules we’ve played […]

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” […]

Staying Power – Book, Keynote & Workshop

Magnet Culture is thrilled to announce Cara Silletto, MBA, & Leah Brown’s employee retention book, Staying Power: Why Your Employees Leave & How to Keep Them Longer, released in March 2018. Read more about it below, order your copies here, and then contact us to schedule your Staying Power event today! Staying Power: Why Your […]

Employees Are Quitting, Now What? – Part 1

Let’s survey your current staff! How many people in your organization have been there 10+ years, are deep-rooted, and likely aren’t going anywhere until retirement? We’ll call these staff “trees.” And how many people haven’t been there long, and their position will likely turn over multiple times in the next few years? We’ll call these […]