What is Attrition?

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Attrition is a term often used in human resources and talent management. It is related to a process of downsizing workforce of a company. Here is a definition for attrition.  

what is attrition

Attrition definition

A gradual voluntary reduction of employees (through resignation and retirement) who are not then replaced, decreasing the size of the workforce.

Another related term to attrition is employee turnover. Reasons why employees leave companies can be numerous, and it is employer's job to investigate and understand the reasons.

Reasons for attrition

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