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I. Webinar RecapsRecaps on Nobscot Webinars.

Combating Early Attrition - Part 1 "Combating Early Attrition: The Effective Use of New Hire and Quality of Hire Surveys" – Webinar Recap – PART ONE
Combating Early Attrition - Part 2 "Combating Early Attrition: The Effective Use of New Hire and Quality of Hire Surveys" – Webinar Recap – PART TWO
Strategic Exit Interviews - Part 1 "Strategic Exit Interviews: Cutting Edge Practices in Exit Interview Management" - Webinar Wrap Up – Part One
Strategic Exit Interviews - Part 2 "Strategic Exit Interviews: Cutting Edge Practices in Exit Interview Management" - Webinar Wrap Up – Part Two
II. Employee Retention ArticlesHow to improve employee retention and lower turnover.

New ArticleTransfer Employees are an Untapped Gold Mine While many HR and business leaders utilize exit interviews and employee engagement surveys to identify and reduce employee turnover drivers, most are unaware of an additional tool that can help improve retention – transfer surveys.
Moving Employee Feedback from Anecdotal to Analytical “I was afraid I was going to kill someone,” said a pharmacy technician at a well-known healthcare organization in her online exit interview. While no HR professional wants to hear these words, how they are acted upon can turn turnover problems into employee retention.
How Do We Build Loyalty in New Employees? Laura DiFlorio was featured in Workforce magazine answering the common question, “How do we launch a mentoring program that helps new employees build a strong connection to our company?
How Employee Feedback May Have Prevented Deadly Meningitis Outbreak According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 590 cases and 37 deaths across 19 states caused from an outbreak of fungal meningitis among patients who received contaminated steroid injections. The main focus of the national investigation on this disaster is the New England Compounding Center (NECC), a pharmacy in Massachusetts.
The First Year of an Online Exit Interview Program in Healthcare “Why are we spending money on useless data that’s not telling us anything?” Rick Bedlion, System Director for Organizational Development and Learning at INTEGRIS Health Inc., recalls asking about their previous exit interview process at a senior leadership meeting in early 2011. INTEGRIS Health is Oklahoma’s largest healthcare system and it had a unique problem – unlike other industries in the current economy, the healthcare industry was (and is) booming.
Early Warning Strategy for At-Risk Diversity Hires It has been almost 50 years since Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibited discrimination in the workplace, yet women and people of color continue to face challenges in receiving equal treatment on the job.
The Success Machine A short story by Henry Slesar published in 1960. This humorous story follows Personnel Manager Ralph Colihan, operator of the "Personnelovac" machine, a machine that "honestly" assesses employee performance.
The Talent Myth Five years ago, several executives at McKinsey & Company, America’s largest and most prestigious management-consulting firm, launched what they called the War for Talent. Thousands of questionnaires were sent to managers across the country...
A Balanced Approach To Human Resources Employee Harry comes to you the HR Manager in need of a reference. Harry is not leaving the company. He is interested in joining the Board of Director’s of his autistic son’s school...
How To Improve Employee Participation Exit interviews are one of the best ways to get true and honest feedback from employees. The downside is that it takes time to build up a significant amount of data. Increasing your participation rate can help you get greater amounts of actionable information quicker...
Employee Turnover Prediction Mapping You don't have to have a crystal ball to predict future turnover. If you conduct both Employee Satisfaction Surveys and Exit Interviews...
Are Exit Interviews A Waste Of Time? Many organizations are feeling the pinch of low unemployment and high turnover...
Be Prepared To Act Once You Ask The whole area of "Asking Questions" bring up some terrific HR issues...
Four Building Blocks of the Retention Process Many organizations are feeling the pinch of low unemployment and high turnover...
How To Conduct An In-Person Exit Interview Definitely have exit interviews done by a third party (HR or other) and not with the supervisor in attendance...
What Is An Exit Interview? In human resource terms, an exit interview is a survey that is conducted with an employee when he or she leaves the company...
III.  Mentoring ArticlesHow to start and run an effective mentoring program.

How to Improve Your Life Through Mentoring Programs If you’ve been looking for ways to develop further on your career path or simply want to find a way to give back to your organization, joining a mentoring program is a great idea!
“Breaking Up” With Your Mentor Unlike marriages or other permanent commitments, mentorships are relationships designed to help junior employees establish and achieve career goals, and they do not last forever.
Surprising Benefits of Being a Mentor While most are aware of the numerous benefits of mentor programs, such as gaining a clearer understanding of professional goals, improving skill sets, and building stronger professional networks, the common perception is that mentees receive more from mentoring relationships than their mentors.
Top 5 Lessons from Award Winning Mentoring Pairs Successful mentor programs feature many benefits and have been proven to be advantageous for mentors and mentees, as well as their companies. But what makes a mentorship outstanding?
IV.  Recruiting ArticlesTips for employee recruiting.

Carvin's Rules For Hiring The Best If they look too good to be true, they might be. Explore further...
What do I do if I receive my own employee’s resume? Receiving one of your own employee's resumes in response to a blind ad is an infrequent but interesting situation...
Hire Employees That Seek Opportunity Not Pay Some people believe that highly skilled and motivated employees will always look first at whether employers offer competitive pay...

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