High employee churn rates are a major pain point for many HR professionals as businesses and workplaces enter into a big season of change. High churn rates were already a concern due to financial implications (replacement costs typically range from one-half to two times an employee’s annual salary) and their known detrimental effects on operational […]
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Reluctancy around moving roles to fully remote work is rapidly dropping. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, nearly 3 in 4 CFOs plan to shift at least 5% of previous on-site employees to permanent remote positions, according to an April Gartner survey.
When candidates were controlling the hiring landscape, employers were bending over backward to meet jobseekers’ demands. However, that all shifted when the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe. For employers that may be struggling to bring workers back on, may we offer this one suggestion? Try offering a better benefits package.
A new survey has found what many of us suspected: A large percentage of the workforce does not want to go back to their office. So many have worked from home for a few months now, and they see no reason they shouldn’t continue working from home.
As diagnosed cases of the coronavirus increase globally, “social distancing” and “flattening the curve” have entered the common lexicon—and earned hashtag status in the United States. Many companies are doing their part to support government directives by encouraging employees to work from home.
The war for talent spares no industry! As we’ve previously discussed, employers in blue-collar industries are struggling to attract talent, and the same can be said for employers in the insurance business.
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. IWD will take place Sunday, March 8, 2020, and this year’s theme is #EachforEqual.
According to Gallup, the number of people working remotely is on the rise. Based on its research, 39% of employees reported they worked at home at least some of the time; in 2016, that percentage had risen to 43%.
With the ongoing labor shortage making it harder and harder for hiring managers to fill open positions, raising retention rates has become more important than ever. As workplace culture emerges as a driving factor behind employee retention, HR departments are finding that strengthening communication throughout the company is the most effective way to build culture and improve employee relations—and retain talented […]
Flexible work arrangements can mean more to employees than just a neat perk. According to new research, such arrangements can significantly help those with mental illness or those experiencing difficult life events.