Turnover happens, and some key employees are going to leave, whether for more money, a better work-life balance, new challenges, or another reason. And when hiring is on the uptick, quit rates typically follow suit, as recent Labor Department statistics point out. What is the cost of not preventing employee turnover? Trying to attach an … Continue reading Preventing Employee Turnover
Are your employees happy? Do you know what they’re saying about their jobs, the workplace, and even each other? Maybe now would be a good time to for an employee survey, especially if there’s a revolving door sucking the wind out of your retention efforts. Employee happiness can affect retention, engagement and more. Researchers at … Continue reading Employee Surveys Can Help Your Retention Strategy
For many workers, the idea of climbing a career ladder has been replaced with something that looks more like a path, complete with twists, stops, and redirections—a career map. And as they follow it, they’ll often look to managers, HR professionals, and company mentors to help them move toward the right experiences and opportunities along … Continue reading Career Mapping Can Help Boost Retention by Keeping New Hires Engaged
How to retain employees is a question that every company asks, especially in a competitive hiring environment where job hopping is more common.
When you think about your newest hire, any number of things might go through your mind. Perhaps you’re wondering how well they’re handling their workload, if they’re connecting with coworkers, or if they’ve figured out the time & attendance software yet. But one issue that worries as many as 90% of leaders and executives—according to … Continue reading Onboarding Strategies Can Help Turn New Hires into Key Contributors
As companies try to diversify their talent and round out their workforce, many find themselves looking for interview tips to help them get more out of the interview process. Even companies that have to fill an immediate opening tomorrow still keep an eye out for the ever-elusive right fit—and they’re hoping the interview gives them … Continue reading Interview Tips: Will the Real Job Candidate Please Stand Up?
By the time you’re ready to interview your top job candidates, you’ve probably dedicated quite a bit of energy to reviewing their skills, and understanding how their qualifications will match up with your job opening. And if you’ve been using your applicant tracking system (ATS) as a hub of information, then it’s likely that you’ve … Continue reading What Interview Format Will You Follow When You Bring in Your Top Job Candidates?