Are You Pushing Your Top Talent Away?

You know what’s a difficult thing to do? Leaving a good job is a difficult thing to do. When you’re fortunate enough to work for an employer that treats you fairly, offers competitive compensation, and provides job security, that’s usually the trifecta.

That’s not to imply that these are “negative” qualities in a company, but would it surprise you to know that each can create problems in the retention of your most talented people?
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This is a wake-up call that you may be doing a great deal of things correctly, but still be setting up an exit path for your top performers. I’ve seen it happen countless times in my experience with Fortune 500 companies that have miniscule turnover rates—but the people they do lose … ouch babe. (read more)

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  • 06/09/2016, 5:47 pm

    What are your thoughts on improving relationships between employees? Bad employee relationships are often a reason people lose top talent.

    • 06/28/2016, 4:19 pm

      There are the standard team-building exercises you can do, build some camaraderie, but quite honestly unless it’s a manager/subordinate situation, at some point “getting along” becomes a job requirement.