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The Good, The Bad, and The Costly – Why Effective Onboarding is Crucial

The Good, The Bad, and The Costly – Why Effective Onboarding is Crucial

Ever feel like too many of your employees are leaving their job within the first few months of being hired? It’s not your imagination, according to a recent study, 31% of employees leave during the first six months, with the highest rates of attrition happening in the first 90 days. What could be causing so […]

5 Best Practices for a Successful Exit Interview Survey Strategy

5 Best Practices for a Successful Exit Interview Survey Strategy

Employee turnover is a vital metric in every organization’s workforce planning. If you don’t measure and address it, it won’t improve. Exit interview surveys can be a simple tool to help you collect more information about what is causing turnover and other potentially negative factors in your organization.   You may be wondering “How are exit […]

Do Those With an “Axe to Grind” Skew Exit Data

Do Those With an “Axe to Grind” Skew Exit Data

Employee Exit Interview Myth As the leading provider for retention strategies and exit interview surveys, we occasionally hear prospects object to exit interview surveys feeling that those with an axe to grind will skew their results and they will not get good data. Since that doesn’t hold true in practice, let’s dive a little deeper […]

Making the Most of Your Exit Interview Data

Making the Most of Your Exit Interview Data

Exit interviews are used by approximately 75% of companies, but as is often with HR programs, they have the tendency to become a “check the box” type initiative. Sure, HR uses them to find out why people leave, to make employees feel that opinions are valued, and to identify any potential red flags. However, instead […]

Why Driver Feedback Alone Isn’t Enough to Lower Turnover

Why Driver Feedback Alone Isn’t Enough to Lower Turnover

Hear this lately? “We guarantee we will lower your turnover by 10%!” “On average our clients lowered their turnover by 15%!” Given current driver conditions, that sounds great, you should buy it!….Until you think it through a little better. With the rise of driver turnover and the driver shortage, the industry will continue to hear […]

How to Get Better Results from Action Planning

How to Get Better Results from Action Planning

Creating transformative change within an organization can be a business leader’s most important and most difficult job. At People Element, we’ve recently started using Kotter’s 8-step change management process, and we’re seeing tremendous results. “Once you identify a problem, the first question is ‘now what do I do?” says Megan Younkin, Consulting Director at People […]

Strengthen the Supervisor-Employee Relationship with Regular Check-Ins

Strengthen the Supervisor-Employee Relationship with Regular Check-Ins

Regularly meeting with your staff can easily drop to the bottom of the list, especially with how many responsibilities supervisors have these days. The professional development conversations and regular check-ins with your employees have multiple benefits for your department and the company, including improving employee engagement. Knowing what is going on with your employees helps […]

Build Trust with Your Direct Reports

Build Trust with Your Direct Reports

The relationship between a supervisor and their direct report is one of the most important in your organization. How you manage (or mismanage) this relationship can have a profound impact on the organization as a whole. Time and time again, the data from the surveys we implement shows that one’s immediate supervisor is among the […]

3 Steps to Find and Keep Your Best Drivers

3 Steps to Find and Keep Your Best Drivers

Greater Driver Retention Statistics from stay and exit interviews reveal compelling themes about what might make professional drivers stay: 68% of current drivers get feedback from their manager 80% of highly engaged drivers feel their suggestions for changes are given consideration And, what might make them leave: 94% of disengaged drivers don’t believe their supervisor […]