Weekly Round-Up: 17 Best Ways to Retain Employees, 4 Ways Leaders Are Rainbows, 12 Phrases to Avoid, 5 Bad Leadership Behaviors, Improving Employee Retention With Data

Posted by David Grossman on Fri, Oct 08, 2021

Round up of recent leadership and communication articles - The Grossman Group

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts. 

This Week's Round-Up of Leadership and Communication Blogs:

  • Seventeen Best Ways to Retain Employees in Today's Workplaces
    By Brett Farmiloe (@BrettFarmiloe via @SHRM), SHRM

    17 HR professionals and business leaders weigh in on how companies can retain their employees in today's environment.

    From sharing the job incentives that matters most today to highlighting employee wellness trends in hybrid workplaces, there are several ways to retain employees at your organization. Here are the best employee retention strategies to retain employees in today’s workplace:...”
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  • The Leader as a Rainbow
    By Chip Bell (@ChipRBell via @Real_Leaders), Real Leaders

    4 ways a rainbow is a metaphor and guide for executing powerful leadership.

    “Rainbows appear in the section of the sky directly opposite the sun. That means they reflect the sun’s light and spirit. Great leaders are light and spirit-infusers; their associates typically reflect that impact. People do not inherit spirit, acquire spirit, or borrow spirit. We all choose spirit, much like we choose to introduce ourselves to a stranger. Those who opt for an upbeat, positive spirit are happier, healthier, and more productive...”
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  • Who Is Driving the Great Resignation?
    By Ian Cook via Harvard Business Review (@HarvardBiz)

    From a data analysis of 9 million employee records from over 4,000 companies, get 2 key trends about the employees that are resigning and 3 steps to help you effectively leverage data to improve employee retention.


    According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July 2021. Resignations peaked in April and have remained abnormally high for the last several months, with a record-breaking 10.9 million open jobs at the end of July. How can employers retain people in the face of this tidal wave of resignations?…"

    Read more >>

What were some of the best resources you’ve read this week?

David Grossman


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