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Turnover and Attrition

Last post September 13, 2019 11:12 AM by debora. 1 repiles.

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Turnover and Attrition

Can anyone plz tell me what is the difference between turnover and attrition?

Thanks in advance

ArYaN

January 10, 2007 05:142
vijayraj
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Re: Turnover and Attrition

Attrition is the gradual reduction in the workforce through resignation, retirement and death.

Turnover is a change in the workforce due to quits, discharge and layoff.

The difference being that in one case the workforce is reduced while in the other it is, in the least, maintained or expanded.

January 10, 2007 05:153
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Re: Turnover and Attrition

Dear aryan,

According to me, turnover is the number of workers hired by an establishment to replace those who have left in a given period of time. so u can say its just an abrupt change or reversal in workforce.

whereas

attrition is the reduction in the number of employees through retirement, resignation or death". "the rate of shrinkage in size or number"

these are the text difference between the two.

Regards

Bindu

September 13, 2019 11:124
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Re: Turnover and Attrition

"Turnover" and "Attrition" are human resource terms that are often times confused. Employee turnover and attrition both occur when an employee leaves the company. Turnover , however, is from several different actions such as discharge, termination, resignation or abandonment.

Attrition occurs when  an employee retires or when the employer eliminates the position. The big difference between the two is that when turnover occurs, the company seeks someone to replace the employee. But in the case of attrition, the employer leaves that vacancy unfilled or eliminates that job role .