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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, February 26, 2020

Employee turnover is an even bigger topic in 2020, due to record low unemployment, than it was in 2018 when we produced the first edition of this report. Retaining employees has become one of the highest priorities for CEOs and HR leaders today. In many sectors, employee retention is now a critical factor in determining and maintaining a competitive advantage.

Our latest Trendicators Survey Report, Why Do Employees Leave?, reveals that 46% of American workers are “seriously thinking about leaving their organizations within the next 12 months.”

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, February 20, 2020

Exit interviews are standard fare at many organizations. Whether you find them helpful or you dread them, you understand that the purpose is to glean useful feedback from departing employees about ways your company can improve. The exit interview is an important tool for gathering insights that people might otherwise be hesitant to share. After all, a departing employee has no reason not to be completely honest with you.

But what if you could glean those same vital insights before an employee is ready to walk out the door? That’s the power of stay conversations.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, December 11, 2019

What do employees want most when it comes to recognizing their day-to-day contributions in the workplace? How do the recognition programs of employers align with these preferences? These are among the topics explored in this review of 2020 Employee Recognition Trends.

The Employee Recognition Gap

While recognition and incentive program owners are optimistic, with many projecting budget increases for the coming year, long-standing disparities remain between employee preferences and workplace realities.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, November 21, 2019
It’s the season for evaluating organizational strategies and making plans for progress in the new year. As we look back over 2019, we’ve seen some encouraging strides made in our understanding of engagement and helping employees do their best work. If the research has taught us anything, it’s that culture and employee experiences will shape the workplaces of the future. These elements will be the deciding factor for many employees when it comes to choosing a job and deciding how long to stay.
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