Is Turnover Always Bad?


Whether your organization has low voluntary turnover, high voluntary turnover, low involuntary turnover, high involuntary turnover, or some combination of the above that varies by department and according to the time of the year, turnover statistics tell a story about your company processes, procedures, leadership, and culture.

The purpose of this paper is to explore why turnover matters and what it really means to manage turnover.

Hint: It’s way more than a numbers game.

This paper will also present tips and solutions to maintaining or creating the happy ending to your “turnover story.”


Turnover: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Whitepaper

Turnover: The Good, the Bad, and the UglyIs employee turnover always bad? Explore the myths and realities of how employee turnover affects your organization and how to calculate turnover cost. Employers can’t control turnover, at least not 100 percent. However, employers can create a workplace culture that encourages retention of the best employees and, at the same time, lets disengaged employees move on (“good” turnover).

Learn to mindfully create a workplace culture that supports high performers financially, intellectually, and psychologically while at the same time providing a means to efficiently and fairly weed out poor performers who compromise company goals.

Download this PayScale whitepaper to learn:

  • Why turnover is important to measure
  • How to calculate monthly turnover
  • Why low turnover isn't always good
  • The importance of culture
  • What employees really want

Turnover whitepaper


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