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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 they prefer to blame the new hires who “weren’t the right fit” instead […]

How to Enhance Trust, Loyalty and Retention with Employees

As a Talent Retention Strategist, my job is to help companies keep their employees. Unfortunately, in today’s climate, that’s a lot harder than it used to be. Unnecessary turnover is rampant and most businesses are struggling to keep new hires for more than a year or two.   I’m confident that one of the main issues is the false assumption that employees start off with […]

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 […]