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Human Capital Risk
Reducing Involuntary Turnover in Tribal Organizations
17
Jan

Reducing Involuntary Turnover in Tribal Organizations

One of the most significant findings from the Tribal Turnover Survey was that involuntary turnover is unusually high in tribal organizations compared to national trends. Approximately 50% of our survey respondents reported losing at least 20% of their staff annually, with involuntary turnover as the main cause. But what is involuntary turnover, and how can...
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turnover survey findings
20
Dec

Key Findings from the 2019 Tribal Turnover Survey

Tribal entities across the nation were invited to participate in a confidential online turnover study in 2019. The purpose of the Tribal turnover survey was to explore the state of tribal turnover, validate similarities across the nation, and discover differences that are unique to Indian Country. S3 Management Group partnered with the National Native American...
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The State of Tribal Turnover
12
Sep

The State of Tribal Turnover

The cost of turnover in the United States is over $536 billion per year. Organizations in specific industries, like finance, sales and HR have the highest turnover globally. In 2018, Workforce Institute estimates that more than one in every four employees will quit their jobs. By 2020 they expect that number to be one in...
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06
Jun

Taxpaying vs Reimbursing – Should You Leverage Your Sovereignty?

  As with many aspects of running a tribal organization, when it comes to the topic of unemployment insurance, there are differences in how things are managed and opportunities that you may not be aware of. Under Federal law, tribal organizations are required to participate in unemployment insurance programs, but there are some unique options...
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27
Sep

Reducing Risk in Nine Core Organizational Areas

In our last post, we shared how climate surveys are instrumental in reducing human capital risk. Human capital risk is broad, and depending on your strategic plan, you may want to narrow your focus. While we prefer to assess the organization as a whole, some organizations choose to focus on specific areas based on resources,...
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13
Sep

Reducing Risk with Climate Surveys

Over the past few years, we’ve worked with many Tribal organizations to reduce their human capital risk. We never guess at where our clients should start. Instead, we take a holistic look at the data, culture, and organization as a whole to inform our recommendations. One of the tools that we use to establish a...
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01
Jun

Reducing Tribal Human Capital Risks

Reducing Tribal human capital risks requires organizations to go beyond performance and retention. There are 14 distinct human capital risks, and each one needs to be identified and managed. Left unattended, you may find your organization with a culture you didn’t intend to have, excessive unemployment claims disengaged employees, and high turnover. Risks Associated with...
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10
May

Tribal Budgeting – Uncover Significant Hidden Costs

Scores of organizations fail to meet their targets every year, and many of the reasons have to do with hidden costs. These costs eat away at your budget and cause both your organization and your tribe to struggle more than it needs to. When you’re aware of these challenges through tribal budgeting, you can manage...
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