Have you lost a talented employee recently who simply decided to quit and see what else was out there? Or, has a new hire left before they even had time to finish onboarding? If so, you’re not alone. Right now, the voluntary quit rate is higher than it’s been in more than a decade. Raises … Continue reading Engage Employees Before They Look for Raises Somewhere Else
Stop us if you’ve heard this before: the U.S. economy, by all accounts, is booming. As part of the boom, businesses and organizations are hiring at a record pace. There are roughly 6.7 million job openings in the U.S. right now. To put things into perspective, less than a decade ago, there were only 2.4 … Continue reading Wage Stagnation Can Cost You Employees
When you’re adding new hires into a busy workflow mix, here are some ways to help break the ice.
First impressions matter, especially when it comes to a new job. And a negative first impression may be part of why up to 25% of new hires quit within their first six months. Any number of things can be at the root of a poor start. Perhaps a new hire’s office turns out to be … Continue reading Three Ways to Speed Up Onboarding
When your newest hires are seasonal workers, job shadowing can help support their employee experience.
The holidays are right around the corner. That means things like holiday hiring, and holiday party planning are probably underway too. HR might be busy with the hiring piece. But should you be involved with the holiday planning? If you’re focused on your company’s culture, it’s probably a good idea. Holidays and company culture For … Continue reading The Holidays and Your Workplace Culture
Holiday season also means hiring season for companies across the U.S. Right now, one hundred thousand seasonal workers are getting started with new jobs…and that’s just at Amazon. Meanwhile, enterprise-level companies like UPS, Kohl’s, Target and others are increasing their employee rosters by just as many workers, if not more. Hiring temporary holiday workers Small … Continue reading Five Tips To Help You Hire Temporary Holiday Workers