With unemployment at its lowest in nearly half a century, employee retention is a major challenge for most employers. Factors like emerging markets, flexible work arrangements, remote employment, and contingent employment have made the professional landscape as competitive as ever.
Your customers and your employees are both the bread and butter to your organization, so why would you treat one group better than the other? New research shows that your employees want to be treated just as well as you treat your customers, and if they feel they’re being valued, they’re more likely to stick […]
With employee engagement being such a covered topic due to the benefits it provides to strategy development and overall business improvement, you would think that statistics in this area would be booming – unfortunately, that’s not the case.
Employees often feel as though their efforts go unrecognized or unappreciated at work. This can lead to resentment and can even prompt employees to begin job hunting.
Does your compensation program have a solid foundation? It does if you took the time and made the effort to develop a compensation philosophy.
When James Brewer stepped into his role as U.S. Director of Reward and Recognition at pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in 2011, it was going through a transformation. He was tasked with coming up with a new incentive plan for employees—particularly its sales reps—that aligned with the company’s new corporate strategy, Brewer explained to an audience at […]
Every day, Human Resources departments worldwide are placing increased emphasis on employee engagement. To understand why, we need to consider the true meaning of “engagement.”
by Sandy Perlman, marketing director at LifeWorks Despite the recent trends of HR professionals focusing on retention and employee engagement, a major issue still haunts workplace cultures everywhere—employee loyalty.
By Dr. John Sullivan The very best employee referral programs (ERPs) produce simply amazing results. But unfortunately many corporate programs were designed years before we had so much data covering what makes the programs effective. In the last article, we looked at 10 HR practices that were hurting your ERPs. Here, we’ll look at 10 […]
Personalization, providing rewards, and understanding what employees want are key to maximizing value in employer-sponsored health and wellness programs according to results from a new national survey released by Welltok, Inc., developer of the CaféWell Health Optimization Platform ™ and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a nonprofit organization that leads initiatives to address […]