Narrowing your recruiting focus can help you identify, attract, and retain talented 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.
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