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5 Signs You’re in a Dead-End Relationship With Your Employees and What to Do About It

Paul Simon knew, there must be “50 Ways to Leave your Lover”. But painful relationships are not confined to romance; they occur in today’s workplace, surfacing as disengagement and apathy in the daily grind of work. They also can be avoided. If we recognize the signs of a dead end employer-employee relationship and what workforce strategies employers can launch, we can bring the magic back. Bringing the Magic Back to Workforce Strategy Unless you’re from the future, you employ people not [...]

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Rethinking Retention: Retensa’s CEO interviewed by The Journal of Accountancy

“The key to retention …  is culture.” – Chason Hecht The Journal of Accountancy tapped into the expertise of Retensa’s CEO for their article “Rethinking Retention”, published May 2017. In this article, AICPA associate editor – Courtney L. Vien interviewed retention expert Chason Hecht, to discuss the different ways culture impacts retention, and how retention impacts culture. He highlights culture as a retention strategy that can be used to promote connection, and as a tool that identifies promising new [...]

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How to Keep the Love Alive in a Long Distance Relationship with your Workforce

The advent of remote work brings with it a set of challenges. As speed, flexibility, and collaboration become the bottlenecks of today’s workplace, a whole new set of norms exist now. Companies looking to build a high performance culture confront the challenge of sustaining employee motivation without face to face interaction. How can employers make sure their employees stay in love with their work and the company, despite being in a long distance, remote relationship? Employee surveys that measure [...]

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4 Employee Retention Tools We Learned from Shark Tank

Popular ABC TV show Shark Tank is a prototype for what is possibly the world’s best recruitment process. While many viewers tune in for entertainment, witnessing the frenzy of action provides valuable insight on how to recruit and retain high performing employees. Here are four real-world retention lessons from Shark Tank. These expose some of the most powerful employee retention tools on land. 1: Selling the  Opportunity In the absence of presenting value, the wall of sharks are impenetrable. Once the [...]

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5 Talent Retention Strategies We Learn from Cinco de Mayo

While most people associate Cinco de Mayo with carne asada, mariachi music, and a zesty tequila, there is a powerful allegory about the employee retention strategy behind all the festivities. These five enchiladas of wisdom revealed by the underdog victory at the Battle of Puebla offers strong insights intro talent retention strategies. Talent Retention Strategies Hot Tamale #1: Know what You’re up Against When the Mexicans triumphed over the French, it was a major upset. Not only were the French an [...]

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Retensa – Let’s Talk IO!

Retensa, as a special guest of the Graduate Industrial/Organizational Psychology (GIOP) Club at Brooklyn College, will engage in discussions with these bright minds, at the Forum for Industrial/Organizational Psychology Professionals. This forum takes place on Tuesday, May 4th 2017, from 5:30  – 7:30 PM, at Brooklyn College. Nadia Eran , guest speaker and Talent Management Consultant at Retensa, will share her experiences in the field of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and address topics such as: the expectations of consultants, academic preparations [...]

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3 Reasons Employees Cheat on You, and How to Stop Getting Dumped in a Hot Job Market

Tough times can hurt a company’s health, but in a hot market just as many hearts break. As of Quarter 1 2017, global economic indicators remain positive and the job market is on fire, leaving employers worried about their talent growing hot to trot for a new stable. A recent article by Fortune revealed that 89% of employers cited retention as a critical priority (Schwabel, 2016). This article, the second in our Love and Surveys series, outlines two of [...]

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Richmond Community Services

  Welcome to Richmond Community Services Page Richmond Community Services selected an independent third party, Retensa, to focus on our employees’ experience and how to improve it. Retensa helps companies attract, develop, and retain top talent. If you would like to share feedback about your employee experience, use the form below. To send anonymous feedback, submit your comments or suggestions without contact information. We look forward to hearing from you.  

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Why Women’s Retention Has Failed (and the Truth on How to Improve Employee Engagement)

  Women’s retention has failed. The question of how to improve employee engagement for women mystifies even the most progressive of organizations. Only 4% of CEO’s at S&P 500 companies are female.1 What gives? Countless programs have been launched, but clearly after decades of trying to close the leadership gap, caring and succeeding are clearly not synonymous. The politically correct leaders cannot refuse the suggestion to launch. Then, volunteers are gathered, and given scant resources. They are launched because it’s [...]

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Beware the Ides of March: 3 Ways Your Company is the Julius Caesar of Employee Turnover

Leadership can be deadly. The unfortunate demise of Caesar, the Roman Emperor assassinated by his own senators, exemplifies how bad things can get when leaders ignore employees. If the following sounds like your organization, you may be bound for some employee turnover this Ides of March. Ignoring the Predictions Caesar’s death was foreshadowed by a soothsayer who predicted that the bright day would bring forth the adder. Still he chose to turn a deaf ear to how effective his leadership was. [...]

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