Given that unemployment levels are quite low, retention is a major focus in today’s HR world. One aspect of employees’ satisfaction and retention is how meaningful they find their work.
Employee training and development efforts are an important part of many organizations’ business strategies, and for good reason. Effective employee training can increase employee effectiveness by teaching them new skills and processes. But employee training initiatives are also effective tools in employee retention efforts.
Attracting top talent and building a high-performing culture are the most important elements in a company’s success. High-potential employees need to be challenged to learn, grow, and use their “superpowers” to propel your business forward. To do that, they need a framework and a culture that reinforces why performance matters.
Recent years have seen organizations focus their diversity efforts on recruiting, as high-level executives have come to see how diversity benefits the bottom line, and—perhaps even more importantly—is the right thing to do. But recruitment alone isn’t the answer. Recruiting and hiring are the first steps to developing a diverse workforce, but they won’t do […]
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 […]
A new report by Robert Half US has found that an astonishing 49% of professionals have quit their jobs because of a bad boss. With unemployment rates as low as they are and companies struggling to retain and hire, this finding is an indicator of a serious underlying problem.
Try and discover reasons women are not applying for jobs at your company. You can start by looking at your job announcements and recruitment. Examine the way your jobs are advertised, the networks they’re being sent to, or whether recruiting is being done with a recruiting company that isn’t focusing on women applicants.
You think you hired the best candidate for the job. The new hire comes to work with a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for a new career. But after 6 months, that candidate is walking out the door, seeking other opportunities. Where did it all go wrong?
Engagement plays a key role in managing and retaining employees of all ages. As our new research indicates, real-time feedback, socially engaging experiences, and mobile access play a key role in influencing engagement with Millennial, Gen Z, and Baby Boomer members of the workforce. And all of this can be managed more effectively with the […]
Look around your company. What do you see? Is everyone around you roughly the same age? Or does it vary?