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Mediocre Me - How Saying No to the Status Quo Will Propel You from Ordinary to Extraordinary! (A Book by John Michel - Copyright 2013)
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10 Tips For Reducing Employee Turnover

10 Tips For Reducing Employee Turnover | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it

Many people agree turnover is a growing issue, particularly as hiring picks up.

 

But what are most organizations doing about it, aside from implementing some short-term solutions when they discover it’s a problem?


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A happy and engaged workforce brings a positive return on investment for organisations and individuals. Shawn Achor, author of the Happiness Advantage, pulls together decades of research to show the positive impact of happiness on organisations. He notes that happiness at work increases sales, productivity and accuracy. Research also demonstrates that happiness has a positive effect on the health of employees, career success and perceptions about quality of life.

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donhornsby's curator insight, May 23, 2013 7:14 AM

(From the article): Make cultural fit top experience when hiring. Increasing employee retention will mean improving hiring efforts. Employers should focus their efforts on acquiring candidates who are not just skilled for the position, but are also a strong cultural fit for the company. Behavior-based screening and interviewing will help to make best long-term hires. – Nathan Parcells, InternMatch

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Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.

Via F. Thunus, Merdrignac Soizic
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In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.

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10 Phrases That Can Solve Any Work Problem

10 Phrases That Can Solve Any Work Problem | Mediocre Me | Scoop.it
Resolving conflicts can be one of the hardest parts of a leader's job. Here are 10 phrases that can be used to dissolve any problem.

Via F. Thunus, Merdrignac Soizic, David Hain
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Conflicts are an inevitable part of running a small business. In fact, effectively resolving conflicts within your company can actually build a strong and diverse team that will keep fresh ideas and creativity flowing. If everyone agrees with the boss's point of view, your company's direction and efforts will get stale fast. That being said, too much conflict isn't desirable either. To achieve the delicate balance, you need to have the skills to intervene when a healthy debate goes awry.

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F. Thunus's comment, May 17, 2013 9:15 AM
This is mandatory reading !! :-)