Browsing All posts tagged under »Why work?«

Seths Blog: The cost of neutral

January 12, 2013

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Every employee knows when they are “engaged” in their work and workplace. Every manager and HR leader knows when the employees in their department or their company is engaged. They even know when the actively disengaged employee is voicing their “disengagement”. In this post from Seth Godin, he makes that point about the cost of […]

Biggest Quits — lessons learned!

January 9, 2013

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So maybe you’ve lost your job in the last couple of years. Maybe it was your choice — maybe not — but be thankful that you aren’t on Retensa’s 2012 Top 10 Biggest Quits! Maybe you have lessons learned about when you left your last job…would love to hear what you’ve learned…please share. Here is […]

Switching Careers at Midlife to Make a Difference

January 4, 2013

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  No question I CAN relate to the first line of this article… I CAN pinpoint the time in my career when I started to question what I was doing with my life. There are 5 generations in the workforce and the one thing that all can agree when they really think about it is…all […]

Take time to contemplate golfballs and beer…

December 27, 2012

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This is a story I’ve heard many times and it is worth the time to read it…and share it! A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with […]

Check out Workers Count

December 6, 2012

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This is a very unique and interesting site — regular questions (sometimes daily) that take the polls of workers, employees, associated — about lots of things — especially about the workplace and their attitude and feelings about work. As an employee — it is good to have a voice and see how you feel compared […]

Engage, Engage, Engage

November 6, 2012

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Very well stated primer to help your organization become more “talent-wise”.  Couldn’t have said it better! Reframe Your Organization’s View of Talent Worth the read!

Extreme “Death” Benefits

November 2, 2012

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More interesting retention programs are being created and uncovered every day — why?  The war for talent is alive and well and culture is a competitive advantage. This Inc article covers benefit available if a Google employee dies during their employment at Google. Extreme Benefits: Google Edition | Inc.com. So Inc asks — What do […]