The “Great Resignation” is far from over. In fact, it appears to be heating up. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of unemployed Americans who voluntarily left their jobs and immediately began looking for new ones increased to 15.9% last month. This is the highest share of “job leavers” in more than […]
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HR is a complex and ever-changing field. Professionals constantly need to ensure their organizations are following local and national laws and regulations. Especially during a pandemic, businesses regularly find themselves having to adapt to change.
As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and looks to continue well into 2021, employers and employees are getting used to remote work arrangements, at least in workplaces and industries where they’re feasible.
Talent management is even more important in the current candidate-driven market. Record-low unemployment is causing workers who are unhappy with their employer to head for greener pastures. There are so many jobs available right now but not enough workers to fill them, which means you must create a favorable employee experience to retain the talent […]
It’s safe to assume that most companies want happy employees. Unfortunately, for many businesses, profits often take priority at the helm of the ship and employee satisfaction takes the stern. Moreover, even fewer companies know what it takes to actually make their employees happy. What if happy employees directly translated to larger profits and business […]
Employee satisfaction is often used as a bit of a soft metric when it comes to business goals. While in general, given the choice between having high versus low employee satisfaction, we can assume that most companies would almost certainly choose the former, there may be other goals with more quantitatively measurable impacts that take […]
With historically low unemployment rates, it’s more important than ever to keep employees satisfied and engaged because they are simply in greater demand and have more options. So, employers should be doing whatever they reasonably can to ensure their employees are happy and satisfied.
Employee satisfaction is extremely important for any business. When the unemployment rate is at historic lows, as it is now, employers need to find ways to stand out among competition to attract and retain top talent.
Conventional, and arguably dated, wisdom suggests that if we pay employees enough, they’ll be productive. But recent studies now suggest otherwise: Researchers have discovered a link between employees’ happiness and their productivity at work.
Here’s another cross-training method and some useful metrics for evaluating cross-=training results. [Part 1 of this article appeared in the previous issue.] Cross-Training Across Functions Develop programs that allow employees to see what leadership within their own department is like. Or develop a program that allows employees to discover whether they’d rather be a general […]