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Did You Know: 25% of Millennial Employees Plan To Leave Their Jobs This Year?

We have written earlier blog posts about millennial employees and the factors that contribute to their job satisfaction. Now, those factors may be leading to large-scale job change. This week, a Business Insider article reported a recent survey that found … Continue reading

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Did You Know: It Costs More to Replace Employees Than to Retain Them?

Have you noticed more “Help Wanted” signs in your community? Here in Columbus more and more businesses are hiring, seeking a range of positions from entry level to highly skilled professionals. I hope the hiring is due to expanding employment, … Continue reading

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Do You Know: What Do Half of the Electricians in Columbus Have in Common, and What it Means to Your Employer?

Our recent CALMC Membership Meeting featured organizations that provide extensive training programs for their employees. While many employers have significantly scaled back or eliminated training, the four organizations we highlighted have recognized the importance of having a trained workforce. Our … Continue reading

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You Know About BATNA, How About BATEE?

When preparing for collective bargaining, it is important for both sides to recognize it may not be possible to reach an agreement even though they are negotiating in good faith. Each must consider their best alternative to a negotiated agreement, … Continue reading

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Sustaining Change in Your Organization

Have you even been part of a team that spent time and effort resolving a problem only to see their changes lost over time? The old problems return, and the outcome may be worse. Team members become frustrated when their … Continue reading

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Incandescent Light Bulbs and Labor-Management Committees

On January 1 of this year, a ban on the manufacture and sale of 40 watt and larger incandescent light bulbs went into effect in the Unites States. This is the second phase of the incandescent bulb ban contained in … Continue reading

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What Can Labor-Management Committees and Employee Involvement Teams Do? – Part 4

This week we will conclude the list of topics Labor-Management Committees and Employee Engagement Teams have resolved. The last three posts have mentioned several areas, and we will add more examples of employee involvement opportunities this time. Promotion Policies – … Continue reading

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Managing Change

At CALMC, we often help organizations manage change. People often resist change, even when they do not like the current procedures. They know them, and even if they do not like the process, they are more comfortable with it than … Continue reading

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9 Things That Will Disappear In Our Lifetime

At our strategic planning session on Friday, one of our Trustees shared an email he received. I tried to find the original source, but found several postings who listed this without attribution. If anyone knows where it originated, let me … Continue reading

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