Why they leaveEuphemism alert: When an employee says, "I've been offered an outstanding opportunity," they often mean, "I'm leaving because this job sucks." And yet bosses are rarely aware of the negative factors at their own workplace that can help drive employees out the door. A look at Leigh Branham's The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave should help open some eyes.

Branham outlines what you are doing, however inadvertently, to create high turnover among your staff - such as not identifying and meeting employee expectations, or not providing feedback, coaching and advancement opportunities. Then he offers tested strategies for countering them all, and for helping you reduce turnover to a minimum. Personally, we favor an old-fashioned strategy: more money.

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