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    It’s Not the Money: The Reasons Employees Quit

    Date: March 13, 2019, 8:00am – 9:30am
    North Star SHRM
    Great River Energy (17845 East Highway 10, Elk River)
    No cost to attend as a North Star SHRM member and we welcome guests at no cost to attend up 3 meetings prior to joining.
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    The target audience for this seminar is HR professionals and any small business owners.  Did you know that 75 percent of the reasons employees leave their jobs could be prevented by employers?  In the first scientific study of its kind, Work Institute analyzed more than 250,000 exit interviews over eight years, and we’ll share our most recent findings to help you prevent turnover in your workplace.  This session reveals the truth about the employee marketplace and separates fact from fiction when it comes to why employees quit – and it’s most often, not about money.  Unique, eye-opening insights from the 2017 Retention Report have been featured in USA Today, Forbes and

    Learning objectives are:

    • Learn market dynamics that impact the ability of organizations to attract and retain talent.
    • Understand the top 10 categories of reasons why employees quit and what it takes to address these issues.
    • Develop confidence that most reasons for turnover are preventable and organizational leaders must be held accountable for retention.
    • Understand the importance of communicating market dynamics in your organization so organizations can modify or implement strategies to address market conditions.
    • Understand the pros and cons of using benchmark data to guide your retention strategies.
    • Get a scientifically proven methodology that consistently reveals the real reasons employees quit and consider current methods of collecting data from departing employees.
    • Learn a simple approach to calculate the cost of turnover in your organization and why it is important to track this critical metric.

    This seminar will be presented by Danny Nelms, President of Work Institute, Franklin, Tenn. 

    As President at Work Institute, co-author of The why Factor: Winning With Workforce Intelligence, and experienced public speaker, Danny Nelms is an agent of change and an expert in helping companies forge new directions to optimize human capital and improve results.

    Nelms 25 years of experience have given him the ability to influence corporate culture and human capital initiatives in areas including organizational improvement & effectiveness, leadership development, employee engagement & retention, executive coaching, succession planning and M&A.

    His track record in successfully managing teams in both HR and corporate services, and aligning organizational strategies to achieve business objectives, have made him a popular guest speaker.  His insight into human capital dynamics of an organization based on sound data-driven research uniquely positions Nelms to provide valuable recommendations for the challenges that organizations face and allows him to provide companies with the tools they need to successfully achieve the desired employee outcomes and business results.  Nelms earned his BBA from Georgia State University and completed his MBA from the Massey School at Belmont University.