Paying Employees to Leave

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I am sure many of you have read by now that Amazon pays employees $5,000 to leave.  Technically they borrowed this idea from Zappos.  The idea is once a year you basically have a buy out period and the amount goes up each year by $1,000 with a cap of $5,000.  So after five years, […]

Sea Island: Exemplifying the Employee Customer Link

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Last year I had the pleasure of working with Sea Island to measure employee/team member perceptions of working for Sea Island.  Sea Island is an amazing resort on the coast of Georgia where the rich and famous go to vacation.  I was out there last week to present the team member survey results to some […]

Evolving a Solution for Employee Pulse Surveys

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I wanted to share some of the insights I’ve gathered as I have been researching employee pulse surveys, and also some real-world evidence from the companies and teams that have adopted FlashLet. Three factors have a large influence on employee engagement: Purpose – Why am I here? How do I fit into the company’s objectives? […]

Employee Pulse Surveys as a Leading Indicator

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The cost estimates for replacing an employee vary widely depending upon the nature of the role. Regardless, it is an expensive and time-consuming task to recruit and “on board” a new employee. Just as we are concerned with customer acquisition and retention, the same thinking can be applied to recruiting and retaining top employees. This […]