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With the job market and unemployment in the shape they're in today, why should employers be concerned about why employees leave? Best-selling business author Leigh Branham's exhaustive research gets to the bottom of that question, and also reveals the seven hidden reasons employee leave - even during bad economic times.
Leigh is the founder and principal of Keeping the People, a talent management consulting firm that helps companies analyze the root causes of turnover and employee disengagement, and then develop and implement strategies to make your company the "employer of choice."
Leigh is the author of three books on employee engagement and retention: Re-Engage: How America's Best Places to Work Inspire Extra Effort in Extraordinary Times (co-authored with Mark Hirschfeld), The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave: How to Recognize the Subtle Signs and Act Before It's Too Late, and Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business.
Leigh has presented internationally to audiences in China, Singapore, Malaysia, Poland, Canada, Argentina, Chili and Paraguay. His articles have appeared in The Harvard Business Review, and he's been quoted in Business Week, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and other magazines and newspapers.
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