TITLE

Avoid Avoidable Turnover

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Jill
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Workforce;Apr99 Supplement, Vol. 78, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers pieces of advice on how companies can avoid unnecessary employee turnover. There are two types of employee turnover: Unavoidable and avoidable. Unavoidable turnover results from life decisions that extend beyond an employer's control, such as a decision to move to a new area or a job transfer for a spouse. Most turnover is due to issues of chemistry or fit within an organization.
ACCESSION #
21723732

 

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