Leigh Branham

Co-author of "Re-Engage!" published by McGraw-Hill ; Employee Engagement, Workplace, and HR Speaker; Featured in FORTUNE and Business Week

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Kansas

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Leigh brings 30 years experience in business, education, and management consulting to his mission of helping employers implement best practices in employee engagement and retention.

He is the author of Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business: » Read Full Bio

Leigh brings 30 years experience in business, education, and management consulting to his mission of helping employers implement best practices in employee engagement and retention.

He is the author of Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business: 24 Ways to Hang On to Your Most Valuable Talent (AMACOM, 2001), which consistently ranks on Amazon.com as one of the best-selling books on employee retention. His newest book is The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave: How to Recognize the Subtle Signs and Act Before It’s Too Late.

Leigh was Vice President, Organizational Consulting with Right Management Consultants in Kansas City and leader of the firm’s Talent Management practice in the Heartland region. Prior to that, he was a Senior Consultant with Lee Hecht Harrison in Irvine, California.

In these roles, Leigh has consulted in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, banking/finance, telecommunications, hospitality, insurance, government, health care, energy, and construction. He has been widely quoted in the media, including Fortune, Business Week and The Associated Press, as an expert on employee retention. He writes a regular commentary on managing talent for The Kansas City Star.

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Speaker Programs (Click on each program to view the description)

Re-Engage! Inspiring Extra Effort in Extraordinary Times (Employee Engagement)
Based on comprehensive new ground-breaking research, Leigh Branham will discuss the three factors that now have a profound impact on the ability of employers worldwide to create a highly engaged workplace. These factors-company size, generational diversity, and the economic downturn-are frustrating many employees as they attempt to maintain acceptable levels of employee engagement and organizational productivity. These and other insights are based on the analysis of 2.1 million engagement survey results from more than 10,000 employers collected by Quantum Workplace, a study that is one of the most comprehensive snapshots of the U.S. workforce today.
The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Disengage and Leave (Retention / Employee Engagement)
To provide a deeper understanding of eight elusive reasons employees leave (which are very different from what they say in exit interviews), so that management and HR can partner in creating on-target corrective and preventive solutions to employee turnover.
Employment Branding from the Inside Out (HR / Employers of Choice)
To define "employment branding," convey why branding is imperative as organizations step up the competition for scarce talent, and present a three-phase process for building a compelling employment brand.
Engaging and Retaining All 4 Generations (Retention / Engagement)
To make attendees more aware of the differences between the life experiences and resulting expectations of Veterans, Boomers, Xers, and Millennials so they can implement effective strategies to engage and retain all four generations.
The 7 Ways Engaging Leaders Keep Their Workforces Engaged (Leadership/Management/Culture)
To describe the seven key behavioral differences and leadership mindsets that separate leaders who inspire more discretionary workforce effort from those leaders whose behavior causes employees to disengage.
The 15 Pitfalls of Hiring (Hiring / HR)
To review the 15 most common pitfalls that keep hiring managers from hiring the right person for the job.
Becoming a Better Place to Work, How to Measure Your Progress (HR)
To assist those with responsibility for employer-of-choice initiatives to select and track the right metrics for attracting, selecting, engaging, and retaining the talent they need to meet their business objectives.

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  • Keynote (Business)
  • Leadership
  • Management Skills
  • Motivation

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