Yahoo! has been hemorrhaging high-level staff members, according to recent reports, raising troubling questions about CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround strategy. But Yahoo! is not alone. Many of my coaching clients are reporting staff exoduses of their own these days.
During the depths of the recent recession, I had frequent conversations with unhappy people who were afraid to switch companies. In a shaky business environment, becoming the new kid on the block seemed entirely too risky. Now, however, most of these folks are diligently preparing for a job search.