Employee Turnover at IBM
Contributions to staff retention at IBM
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What is "Avoidable" turnover?
Employee retention at IBM is unusually high compared to other similar companies. Employee turnover is normal. Employees come and go for many reasons, including personal reasons and reasons that have nothing to do with a specific company. That being said, IBM seems to be doing better than most of their immediate competitors.
What is driving turnover at IBM?
Employee turnover at Ibm is primarily driven by company size and in-demand employee skills. This company is larger than the average company. Businesses with a smaller workforce tend to have more loyal employees. Large companies, on the other hand, typically have a high employee turnover rate because there are more opportunities for employees to leave and find a new job. The skills this company needs are not scarce within the industry. Employee turnover is lower at companies that employs skills that are in lower demand. Some of the most in-demand employee skills include: 1. Customer service skills 2. Problem solving skills 3. Leadership skills 4. Technical skills 5. Social skills.
The numbers reported here are based on statistical analysis of publicly available employment data of current and past employees of the company. We determine mean tenure based on how long past employees have stayed at the company and how long current employees have been employed. We determine the annual turnover percentage as (1/tenure * 100). We analyse a sample of the employees at a company. We make an effort to sample in a representative way but some bias is unavoidable. Some types of employees may be overrepresented in our sample based on their job, their online activity, and their geographic location. We expect our number to have a confidence interval of approximately 1 year. In other words, if the mean tenure reported is 4 years, the true value lies between 3 and 5 with 98% confidence. Similarly if the average turnover reported is 20% we expect the true value to be between 15% and 25%.
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