About the Author
Beverly Kaye is Founder/CEO of Career Systems, a Talent Development and Engagement Company. She received the ASTD Legend award for her contribution to workplace learning over the past two decades. She is also the author of the classic career development book, Up Is Not The Only Way. Sharon Jordan-Evans is president of the Jordan Evans Group and is a pioneer in the field of employee retention and engagement. She serves as a prominent speaker for numerous conferences and works with Fortune 500 companies such as American Express, Boeing, and Disney. She is also an executive coach, working with the people companies can least afford to lose. Kaye and Jordan-Evans are also the co-authors of Love It Don't Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work.
With a voice that's perfect for a business lesson, David Drummond reads a condensed guide to keeping your best employees. The coming talent shortage demands that companies work overtime to keep their best people engaged and committed. The authors' 26 principles and hands-on action steps cover familiar strategies but sound fresh and urgent: Create meaningful and challenging work, provide chances for learning and growth, communicate respect, and initiate honest discussions about work design, satisfaction, and career plans. Theirs is an empowering invitation that everyone take initiative, even in bureaucratic and dysfunctional companies. They offer vital antidotes to typical corporate practice and a timely reminder that it's less expensive to love star performers than to replace them. T.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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