Employee Retention

How To Perfectly Resign from Your Current Employer

There are two critical steps—for certain—you should take to actually resign: write the resignation letter and conduct the resignation discussion. Of course, there are other potential aspects such as transferring your knowledge to whoever will acquire your duties. Yawn. You’ve already checked out, so let’s skip the boring details in this tasty article. There’s also my personal favorite—the dreaded counteroffer. Don’t get me started.

Develop a Winning Company Culture with These 20 Traits

When researching for my most recent book, The Hiring Prophecies: Psychology behind Recruiting Successful Employees, I spent considerable time evaluating the leading predictors of recruiting and retention success. That research, which included insight from more than ten thousand employees and two hundred companies over a ten-year span, taught me many things. One

Should You Tell Your Boss You’re Unhappy?

I’ve written before—several times—regarding bosses and their relationships with their subordinates. If you’ve seen those articles, you’re familiar with one of my “favorite” statistics related to that relationship. This particular statistic comes from feedback from more than 11,000 candidates my company milewalk has interviewed: four out of five employees have cited their

Survey Says Less Than Half Your Employees Are Happy

At milewalk, we are fully committed to bringing valuable insight to the workforce. Irrespective of your vocation, we believe all companies and individuals can support the growth of our economy. We can help achieve this by elevating awareness of key employment information that will help companies manage their employees more effectively as

4 Reasons to Treat Your Employees Like Customers

There are many ways to dissect the employer’s chicken-and-egg metaphor related to its employees and customers. For many long-standing, successful businesses, most employers can’t reconcile which came first because employees come and go just as frequently as customers come and go. Many employers think their customers are their first priority—regardless of what

Does Your Company Pay for Performance?

In an environment of lean workforces and overworked employees, companies face significant challenges keeping their staff motivated. This is a special concern as it relates to top performers. Employers simply cannot afford to lose them. To address these issues, many leading companies are transforming themselves into "Pay for Performance” organizations. The concept