Dr. Beverly Kaye

Founder and Chairwoman of Career Systems InternatDr. Beverly Kayeional, Dr. Beverly Kaye is an international bestselling author and a leading authority in the world of modern workplace performance. She has dedicated her life’s work to helping individuals and organizations grow in a workplace that fosters greater commitment, fulfillment, and humanity.

Beverly Kaye and the CSI team provide cutting-edge and award-winning talent development solutions primarily to Fortune 1000 companies. Her work and research are distinguished and widely recognized for helping others discover greater meaning in their work and gain greater control over their career destinies.

Dr. Kaye completed her graduate work at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and holds her doctorate from UCLA.

Download the first two chapters of Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss: A Manager’s Playbook.

Download the first two chapters of the 5th edition of Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay.


Available now: Dr. Kaye's Newest Book

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You can’t afford to lose them. They’re your stars and your solid citizens. You wonder if they’re happy in your organization – and what might keep them there. To find out, you could:

A. Conduct a survey – then try to guess who said what.
B. Take note of their latest tattoos. Is your company logo among them?
C. Ask, “What will keep you here?”

The correct answer is C. It’s the opening line of a great stay interview, and it could make the difference between keeping and losing your best people.

Worried that your talented people will want things you can’t deliver, like more money or a big promotion? Beverly Kaye and Sharon Jordan-Evans have a simple four-step process for dealing with that. Not sure how to get started? They provide dozens of suggested questions and icebreakers. Think you don’t have time? They offer all kinds of creative time-saving options for where, when, and how you can do stay interviews.

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Bev at National Press ClubFor more than 30 years, Dr. Kaye has delivered thousands of dynamic and motivational speeches at professional conferences and to corporate audiences world-wide. She addresses an array of talent management topics across industries and to audiences of all sizes.

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As an author, co-author, and editor, Dr. Kaye is a leading industry thought leader and innovator. Her titles include the international bestselling books, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay, Love It, Don’t Leave It, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, and Up Is Not the Only Way: A Guide to Developing Workforce Talent.

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MP900289393Dr. Beverly Kaye is referenced and featured in a variety of news outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Working Women, The Washington PostForbes, and more.


Dr. Beverly Kaye was recently named to participate in the prestigious “Legends” series of the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). As an ASTD Legend, Dr. Kaye joins a prestigious group of thought-leaders recognized as “Pioneers and prophets in the field of workplace learning and development.”

As a foremost authority in the areas of career planning & development, talent engagement & retention, and employee involvement & satisfaction, Dr. Kaye’s accomplishments include awards and recognition from prominent industry associations, news outlets, and trade organizations.

wirtschaftsblattHelp Them Grow or Watch Them Go hits #1 on Best Book List (Austria’s Business Newspaper)

ISA-LogosmRecipient of the 2011 “Broomfield Award – The Spirit of ISA” in recognition for contributions in advancing the training industry association’s vision and strategic direction.

ASTDPresented with ASTD’s Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award in recognition of an exceptional contribution of sustained impact to the field of workplace learning and performance.

pfeiffer Recognized with the prestigious Pfeiffer & Co., Human Resource Development Award.

wsjlogoLove’ Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay and Love It, Don’t Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work both listed on WSJ Best Sellers list.

amazonListed on Amazon.com’s Corporate Best Seller List for Love’ Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay.

800ceoread-logoLove’ Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay, listed among the top 25 books from 1800CEORead.


FCsmFast Company Reader’s Choice, Book of the Month: Love It, Don’t Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work.

UA-logoAward for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of HRD from University Associates.


Aurora-logoLove’ Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay video receives the Aurora Award, Platinum-Best of Show.


ISA-LogosmThe William Winter Memorial Publication Award in recognition for outstanding contribution to the field of compensation.


ASTDBESTBest Practice Award from ASTD for work with clients, Bechtel, Chevron, Dow Corning and First USA.


Love It, Don’t Leave It: 26 Ways to Get What You Want at Work receives the Benjamin Franklin CD32248B-63E7-4468-A36B-0C7F15E664A3Award for Best Career Book.