Tag: Exit Interviews

What To Do as Soon as an Employee Quits

No matter your industry, company size, or product, there’s one experience that’s universal to all functioning businesses. A quitting employee. When employees quit, it’s easy to get in our emotions and make things personal. But people leave their jobs for all kinds of reasons, and it’s more important to focus on your game plan than […]

Faces of HR: Chelsea Searan on Using an HR Lens to Better Your Organization

Meet Chelsea Searan, Human Resources Lead at Instant Financial, a free platform that allows businesses to offer employees earned wage access. Through Instant, employees have free real-time access to the money they have earned but have yet to be compensated for. Before joining the organization, Searan served as HR Manager at a third-party logistics company. […]

Addressing Disgruntled Employees Before They Exit

Extensive media attention has been given to how difficult it’s been for businesses around the country to find and hire workers. Additionally, you’ve likely had a personal experience reading the “help wanted” signs at various retail or hospitality services while standing in a long line or waiting for food. Various economic and social conditions have […]


The Great Boomerang

By now, you must have heard of the Great Resignation, during which employees are resigning in astounding numbers as they land new jobs. This mass exodus, in turn, has produced a new evolution: the Great Boomerang. According to a Monster poll, 4 in 10 workers indicated they left a job in the past year, and […]

4 Things You Need to Make Sure Happen When an Employee Quits

When an employee quits, it can throw your business into chaos. While you’re juggling finding the person’s replacement and making sure he or she wraps up the projects he or she was working on, it’s easy to let things slip through the cracks. But a streamlined exit process is essential for any business facing an […]

Exit Interviews 101

Does your company conduct exit interviews? What questions do you ask? What benefits do you gain? These Q&A sessions with an employee who is leaving the company can be done in person, but they can also be done in writing—via e-mail, online forms, or even mailed questionnaires.

HR, Get Out of the Babysitting Business

HR spends too much time babysitting. For example, policing a rule like “Do not abuse sick leave!” How are you going to enforce that? Follow all your employees? Stop! Says consultant Hunter Lott of “Please Sue Me” fame. Get out of the babysitting business and go PTO.

Still Babysitting? Go PTO and Get Out of the Babysitting Business

Yesterday’s Advisor featured Lott’s “Please Sue Me” presentation. Today, more of Lott’s tips as delivered at the SHRM Conference and Exposition held recently in Orlando. Behavior Make behavior 50 percent of anybody’s job, says Lott. Try this for a policy: Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you […]