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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 […]

Learning retention strategies from … your favorite sports team?

No matter your sport of choice, you can take a few lessons from your favorite sports team into the workplace. When a team is down at halftime, they don’t throw out everything they’ve done to that point. No coach throws out their entire playbook in the middle of a game. Instead, they make adjustments based […]

Management Effectiveness Makes or Breaks Retention Efforts

By Cara Silletto, MBA, and Leah Brown – Magnet Culture High employee turnover can be affected by a myriad of factors – you know this. But no matter the company, the most beneficial place to start with retention efforts resides at the top: Improving management effectiveness. You can find the best talent, put all your […]

Recruiting Strategies to Bolster Staff Retention

By Cara Silletto, MBA, and Leah Brown – Magnet Culture Improving recruiting efforts alone will not fix a company’s employee retention issues. A company’s first efforts in reducing unnecessary employee turnover should always start with the reasons people are leaving. If companies focus on gaining greater staffing stability and keeping the employees they have, over […]

Employees’ First Days on the Job Affect Their Willingness to Stay

By Cara Silletto, MBA, and Leah Brown – Magnet Culture As companies prepare and adapt for the shorter-term workforce today, onboarding becomes an even more crucial piece to the retention puzzle. An evaluation and potential revamp of your orientation and onboarding processes may be critical for greater staffing stability moving forward. Before Day One Even […]

New Staffing Models That Reduce Unnecessary Employee Turnover

By Cara Silletto, MBA, and Leah Brown – Magnet Culture It’s no secret that the world we live in (especially when it comes to the workforce) is constantly evolving. We find that oftentimes, the ways companies have been run successfully in the past no longer align with the needs and expectations of today’s new workforce. […]

Empowering Company Leaders Improves Retention

By Cara Silletto, MBA, and Leah Brown – Magnet Culture Reducing employee turnover demands an investment of time, talent, and dollars. But it also requires companies to stop playing the blame game. It’s time to take responsibility for turnover problems and build a company culture that puts retention at the forefront. Problems with employee turnover […]

Need to Retain Your Talent? Start with Building Trust

By Cara Silletto, MBA, and Leah Brown – Magnet Culture Today’s new workforce does not blindly trust leadership: companies have to work for it. That mindset stems from a few things. Millennials (born 1981-1996) have grown up surrounded by a 24/7 news cycle and more information than ever about people in leadership positions taking advantage […]