Tag: Employee Retention

Menopause as a Source of Premature Workplace Attrition

In a challenging labor market, retaining skilled employees is paramount for businesses aiming to maintain competitiveness and operational continuity. Employee turnover not only disrupts workflow but also incurs significant costs related to recruitment, training, and lost productivity. As such, understanding the diverse reasons behind employee departures is essential for developing effective retention strategies. While many […]

Faces of HR: Michele Silverman on Championing Well-Being at Veterinary Innovative Partners

Michele Silverman isn’t your average HR leader. With two decades of experience, she’s not just a master of policy and procedure but also an architect of meaningful employee experiences. At Veterinary Innovative Partners (VIP), a network of over 40 veterinarian-owned-and-operated hospitals across nine states, her mission is clear: to empower veterinarians and their teams to […]

4 Employee Retention Tactics That Actually Work

Employee retention is on the mind of every human resources professional. While the job market may finally be settling down a bit and the great resignation isn’t as great as it once was, it’s still important to keep your employees working and your business running. If you’re unable to retain employees, what happens? First of […]

Overcoming the Motherhood Penalty with Innovative Benefit Design

It’s well established that working mothers experience the ‘motherhood penalty’ including workplace disadvantages around pay, advancement, and benefits. While one company cannot change this for all working mothers, it’s the responsibility of leaders to make their organizations a place where women want to work and will feel supported, elevated and appreciated. Companies must build company […]

Why Workplace Well-Being Is Critical Now More Than Ever

A recent Gallup Survey of workers around the globe uncovered wide-spread low employee satisfaction and highlighted the need for a focused and intentional effort to support overall employee well-being. The survey showed 33% of workers across multiple fields considered themselves to be “thriving” in their workplace, with 19% reporting that they are “miserable.” Additionally, a […]

3 Reasons HR Leaders Should Keep Corporate Fitness Centers Running in 2024

We’re almost four years removed from the first days of the pandemic. But the work world continues to evolve. And HR leaders continue to evaluate their employee benefits and what they believe will attract—and retain—key employees. One of those benefits that’s being evaluated are corporate fitness centers. Budgets are top-of-mind with many corporate teams right […]

How Workplace Drama Can Impact a Company’s Bottom Line: How to Avoid It

We know it when we see it—the drama that insidiously creeps into our workplaces, chipping away at morale, well-being, productivity and, yes, the bottom line. This drama can include both gossiping about co-workers and undermining institutional change. In other words, workplace drama is everything that commandeers mental energy, directing it away from the organization’s mission […]

How Gen Z Can Bridge the Public Sector Labor Gap

While many industries in the private sector have embraced workforce flexibility and frequent job changes, public sector careers have mostly retained incentives for longer tenure, including pensions. While at first glance this may not seem like an advantage for attracting and retaining a Gen Z workforce now famous for “job hopping” and “fearless quitting,” the […]

Childcare Benefits as a Prime Employee Perk

The importance of work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace has become increasingly important for today’s workforce. One critical aspect of this balance is the growing cost of childcare, which has become a significant financial burden for many families. Recent data reveals that childcare prices, when adjusted for inflation to 2022 dollars, range from $4,810 […]

What Does it Mean to be a Leader in a World That Constantly Gets Disrupted?

There’s a great saying in military circles that’s often summarized as “no plan survives contact with the enemy.” As business leaders in a highly disrupted world, it’s easy to feel that way: hours upon hours of thoughtful strategizing routinely gets blown up by everything from constant geopolitical uncertainty to fast-shifting employee preferences. Even the best […]