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How to recover after losing your best employee

When a football team loses its star player due to a season-ending injury, other players need to “step up” so the team can still perform and have a winning season. Businesses have to deal with similar losses, too. What makes a good employee quit? A key employee may leave for several reasons—moving, illness, a new career opportunity, higher education, or they even decide to start their own business. However, it could also be due to culture, employee autonomy, management, and lack of growth.

How can you bounce back from losing your best employee?

Now, take steps to keep this situation from haunting you again:

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