attrition

  

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1.The unpredictable and uncontrollable, but normal, reduction of work force due to resignations, retirement, sickness, or death.

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  • If your company has high attrition, you will be forced to continuously advertise, interview and hire new employees to take the place of those employees who have left.

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  • Due to the large number of changes the new management was making in the company, the attrition rate among employees skyrocketed.

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  • This was a battle of attrition, he tried and tried and still he held out against all of his desire not to.

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