We all know the cost of employee turnover is high. It only gets higher as the unemployment rate drops since it can take longer to fill a vacant role—thus increasing the time to regain productivity. Keeping good employees onboard is key to an organization’s success—but how can an employer increase employee satisfaction and thus increase retention rates?
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Employee terminations are the cause of many lawsuits, so it’s worth learning how to do them right. Handling them carefully can save cash, calm frayed nerves, and maintain morale and productivity…as long as you don’t commit one of these 10 Sins of Termination. Steve Bruce of BLR’s HR Daily Advisor explains, and his colleagues portray, what mistakes your managers and supervisors must avoid when firing an employee.
By Craig Haydamack, SPHR
If you want to systematically deliver innovations that culminate in an inflection point, you cannot ignore your foundation. Without a proper base, your highest hopes, years of work and millions of dollars can be reduced to a cloud of dirt and debris so fast you won’t know what happened. Like many HR organizations, Intel’s HR team faces the challenge of driving innovation and service improvements while simultaneously controlling operating expenses.
Yesterday’s Advisor featured consultant Tim Sackett’s What the CEO Wishes HR Would Do. Today, his 6-step program for HR managers.
How is HR a terrorist? HR tends to use the law as a hammer, Sackett says. “No you can’t do it; it’s against the law.” A better approach is, “Yes, you can do it, but we put ourselves at risk for an expensive and prolonged lawsuit.” You be the CEO’s risk advisor; he or she can decide whether to accept the risk.