Week of August 5, 2019
GET MORE OUT OF YOUR TURNOVER METRIC
Most HR departments miss an opportunity when it comes to measuring and reporting turnover. The goal of any HR metric is to provide information on how to improve the measured item. As Peter Drucker said, “what gets measured gets done.” 
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