Tag: Employee Retention

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Work/Life Balance Around the World

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way people work around the globe. For those whose positions don’t strictly require an on-site presence, the widespread shift to remote work has generally meant both an increase in flexibility and the ability to work from locations geographically distant from their home offices, potentially even in other countries. These […]

To Solve the Retention Crisis, Proactive Mental Well-Being Needs to Be a Workplace Priority

The pandemic has led to employee retention struggles that require a serious reconsideration of how employers address mental well-being. McKinsey calls it “the Great Attrition.”  More than 15 million U.S. workers have quit their jobs since April 2021, and 40% of employees say they are at least somewhat likely to quit in the next 3 […]

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Ripple Effect of Unhappy Coworkers

It seems like every office has at least one employee who’s constantly complaining about one thing or another or just generally has a bad attitude. Sometimes their complaints are legitimate; sometimes they just like to complain. Often coworkers and managers will just roll their eyes and do what they can—or are willing to do—to be […]

Holiday Gifts and Employee Retention

Gift-giving around the holiday season is a time-honored tradition, albeit one that typically centers on gifts exchanged between family and friends. But gifts are also exchanged as part of more professional relationships; many companies give holiday gifts to employees as a token of appreciation.

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New Data Shines Additional Light on Great Resignation

Business publications and workforce commentators have recently embraced the term “Great Resignation” to describe the phenomenon of workers fleeing the labor force and the corresponding challenges faced by employers. While this may be a catchy label, it also represents a very real challenge for companies around the world struggling to maintain basic operations, let alone […]

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A Closer Look at How Serious the Employee Recruitment and Retention Challenge Is

Many readers are likely aware of the challenges businesses across the country are having finding and keeping qualified workers. Maybe it’s the long wait and less-than-stellar service at a favorite restaurant, the local small business owner lamenting his or her inability to fill an open position, or one’s experience carrying an additional workload because a […]

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Learning Trends: Employer Apps for Employees

Employee retention is always top of mind among HR professionals but especially when recruiting is difficult and turnover is high. Employee retention is one of the many reasons employers look for ways to improve the employee experience and try to determine the best investments that will have the most impact on retention while providing a […]

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Can Employee Retention Have a Downside?

Everyone talks about how to improve employee retention rates and reduce turnover, especially in this low unemployment environment. After all, we all know how time-consuming and expensive it is to replace employees when they leave. We know how much more efficient it is to keep good employees in place rather than having to constantly be […]

Ping-Pong Can’t Save You Now

When it comes to retaining employees, think less about pool tables and nap lounges and more about professional development. That’s what Jessica Cortapasso, VP of Human Resources at Digital Remedy, believes, and she makes a good argument.