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5 ways to express appreciation, and retain your best people

As the Amazon HQ2 announcement descended like a drone in Northern Virginia, I sensed the anxiety levels rise among existing (and much smaller) regional employers. They have valid concerns about the level of employee poaching that could happen in the coming decade (yes, decade).

Gratitude is an often ignored method to address employee disengagement. These 5 methods of expressing gratitude might just be the solution to retaining your best people.

“A man walks into a bar and says…”

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Sorry, I’m not about to make you laugh with one of my outdated bar jokes. Something more sobering came across my desk today.

The Conference Board released their 22nd report on job satisfaction in the U.S. After surveying over 5,000 households, they learned that only 45% of people surveyed are satisfied with their jobs. …