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What is Attrition? Meaning.

Attrition is a Human Resources Management term that describes the rate at which a workforce is gradually reduced due to employees leaving a firm through normal means such as retirement, resignation and death. Contrary to forced labor reductions (firing, mass layoffs).

To avoid employee disengagement, companies typically use a number of mechanisms:

It can be also used to indicate the action of not filling openings created by voluntary resignation and normal retirements.

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