Tag: PTO

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BuzzFeed Responds to PTO Backlash from Laid-Off Employees

In a tight labor market, we see many examples of companies going the extra mile to entice new employees to join their ranks and to keep their existing employees happy. But what about former employees? It turns out some companies are finding out the hard way they need to keep them happy as well.

How to Retain Young Talent in a Job-Hopping Culture

There used to be an unspoken social contract between employers and employees. If the latter worked hard and stayed committed, the workplace would provide pay, job security, and even pensions. But that model supported a different time—one when the job supported basic goals, such as getting married, starting a family, and owning a home.

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What to Expect of Employees Before They Take PTO

All employees need to take a day off here and there or maybe go on a vacation for a week or two. It’s typically a basic part of the compensation package, at least for salaried employees. But taking time off is generally not as simple as letting your manager know you won’t be in tomorrow […]

More Ways to Communicate Culture During Recruiting

In yesterday’s post, we noted the fact that trying to assess whether a candidate will be a good cultural fit for the organization is both difficult and important. Sometimes finding the right fit is even more important than finding the right skill set. We also noted that this assessment goes both ways—while the employer is assessing […]

Strategies for Effectively Recruiting Government Workers

Human resources (HR) leaders are shifting from a transactional to a strategic approach to support state and local governments in adapting to changing workforce demographics and the increased competition for talent finds a new report released by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE).

Retaining Star Power

In the 12 months through July, the U.S. economy created 66.7 million hires only to be nearly matched by 64.2 million separations. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has noted the high quit rates indicate a near full employment of the U.S. workforce.

Offering a Better Work/Life Balance Is Crucial for Talent Retention

With the competition for talent being so fierce, employers need to show potential candidates that they value their employees’ hard work and talent retention is becoming a huge issue in the world of talent management. While this issue doesn’t directly impact recruiters, showcasing a company’s benefits package not only attracts potential candidates, it helps retain […]

3 Key Factors to Attracting and Retaining Supply Chain Talent

Starbucks announced that pumpkin spice lattes will be back, starting on August 28, Walmart and other retail stores have started their Halloween displays, and kids are back at school, which means: the holiday hiring season is upon us! With U.S. businesses facing talent shortages, as the holiday peak season approaches, companies must turn to unique […]

Career Relaunchers 101: Recruiting ‘MBA Moms’ Back into the Workforce

I’ve had a number of male clients ask me how to bring more woman leaders into their organizations recently. I don’t care that this might be a knee-jerk response to current events; I’m just thrilled to have the conversation. “Want to bring more women into your organization?” I ask them. “Try recruiting at a PTO […]