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Why Employees Leave in the First 90 Days

Finding the right employee can be extremely difficult, particularly in an economy with a historically low unemployment rate, when potential employees can often pick and choose between a number of labor-starved employers. Not only is it difficult—it’s expensive.

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Why Employees Leave in the First 90 Days

Finding the right employee can be extremely difficult, particularly in an economy with a historically low unemployment rate, when potential employees can often pick and choose between a number of labor-starved employers. Not only is it difficult—it’s expensive.

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Can Flex Work and Training Opportunities Help End Gender Inequality?

Did you know that companies that offer flexible work and training opportunities have four times as many female CEOs as companies that don’t?1 Research also indicates that companies that offer flexible work and training opportunities are better at retaining talent and allowing female employees to be productive and successful and to flourish.2

Corporate Giving Creates Stronger Corporate Culture

A recent trend among companies involves charitable giving. It is true that individual charitable giving has decreased, but corporate giving is on the rise, and candidates are paying attention.

More Jobs Are Now Suitable for Flexible Work

Maybe you want to hire an account executive, client services coordinator, or financial analyst? Perhaps you’re in the market for an information security analyst, product manager, or statistician. If so, offering candidates a flexible schedule, remote work, or other nontraditional options can boost your recruiting efforts.

How Enterprise Social Networks Help Build Company Culture

By Tim Eisenhauer, president of Axero Company culture is all-too-often equated with perks, like in-house single origin coffee or weekly themed happy hours. However, even the most generous perks in the world fall short when employees are disengaged and dissatisfied. Cultivating a culture that motivates and engages employees goes deeper than that, and problem areas […]

Is Your Laptop Running Low? Start Pedaling

It’s not breaking news. Sitting all day at work can take a toll on your health. One study tracked the health of 123,000 Americans between 1992 and 2006 and found that men and women who sat 6 hours or more per day had a much higher overall death rate (overall death rate was around 20 […]