Attracting talent is always tricky. But in the current hiring environment, retaining the talent you have has gotten more complex than ever. And without substantial raises, organizations are putting more resources toward cultivating the employee experience. But what exactly is the employee experience? The employee experience We’ve written about how culture can be key when … Continue reading Cultivate the Employee Experience and Support Retention
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
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
When job candidates want to learn about your company, many go straight to your website or social media pages. In “The Future of Recruiting” study, 61% of those surveyed said they visit a company’s online presence before they apply for a job. And 67% of millennial job seekers review social media pages to discover your culture, … Continue reading 5 Questions to Obtain Employee Testimonials