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Doug Claffey

Doug is the founder of Energage, an organization that specializes in employee engagement and workplace improvement research. Previously, he was a leader at Best Companies in the United Kingdom and held leadership positions at General Electric, Analytical Graphics, and McKinsey & Co. Doug is a member of the Standards Advisory Committee of B Labs and the Advisory Board of Rapid Change, Inc. He received his master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware.

Key Steps to Improving Employee Retention

Why Employee Retention and Hiring Plans Matter Now More Than Ever, Part II Do you know how many workers are looking to leave your company? Leaders are often surprised when I tell them their employees are considering better opportunities elsewhere. Turnover is costly, from lost productivity to recruitment and onboarding. Research shows the cost to […]

Employee Retention Challenges are the Result of Changing Labor Force Economics

Why Employee Retention and Hiring Plans Matter Now More Than Ever, Part I Organizations are benefiting from a stronger economy, and that’s good news overall. But leaders beware: you’re likely to face some daunting employee retention challenges in 2016—if you haven’t already. It’s time to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep […]

What Healthy Organizations Know About Employee Engagement

So it’s all about the perks at healthy organizations, right? I get this question all the time.  Espresso machines, massage chairs, and free yoga classes. Surely this makes the difference between a top workplace and just an average workplace. Not so fast. Back in 2006, we set out to determine what truly matters most to […]