Employee Retention: Bleeding Talent

One of the major undiscussed and poorly documented costs of doing business is in the loss of talent. We call the phenomenon "Bleeding Talent."

The result is "bleeding profit" for the private sector or "hidden costs" for the not-for-profit world.

The questions related to talent loss include:

  • Why do people leave organizations?

  • What is the cost of losing talent that you would like to keep?

  • What can you do to increase retention/reduce loss of talent?
     

Articles on Talent Retention

There are no simple or easy answers, but research provides some insights.

Here are some articles that might shed light.

We'll add to the list as we encounter new or additional thinking.