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Category: Employee retention


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Are You Ready to Negotiate Salary During the Pandemic?

September 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Trying to predict when things will return to normal is nearly impossible given the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, yet employers in a new ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey are throwing caution to the wind and revealing when they believe […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Presidential Election: Raising the Minimum Wage

September 15, 2020

Via: SHRM

Whether or not to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour is one of many employment issues at stake in the 2020 presidential election. Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden supports raising the federal minimum wage to $15 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Strategies for Using Knowledge Tests in the Promotion Process

September 2, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we discussed the challenge many companies face when it comes to employees’ retaining information conveyed in training sessions. We noted that research on the “forgetting curve” shows within 1 hour, people will have forgotten an average […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Knowledge Retention through Raises and Promotions

September 1, 2020

Via: HR Hero

A traditional challenge for training and development departments has been how to foster their staff’s retention of material. Training is often conducted for new staff at the start of their term of employment or once a year. Employees are required […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Diverse Compensation Plans Are a Win-Win for All

August 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Despite a recent Gallup poll that found only 55% of Americans reported owning stock, a Rutgers study showed that most Americans report they would prefer to work for a company that gives them a stake in the business. Not surprisingly, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Preemployment Training as a Retention Tool

August 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The idea of training employees before you hire them might seem a bit nonsensical at first. For one, there is seemingly no need to train people who aren’t actually going to work for you. Theoretically, they could even end up […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Harnessing the Power of Immersive Learning for Employee Retention

August 3, 2020

Via: HR Hero

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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Revisiting Incentive Payments and the FLSA

July 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Incentivizing employees can be an important factor when it comes to an employer’s bottom line. Several common misconceptions about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have driven decisions regarding incentive payments for too long. Over the last few months, the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Training as a Retention Tool

July 6, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Precoronavirus, employers were pulling out all the stops to attract and retain top talent, because when it comes to talent retention, it’s no longer just about salaries and bonuses, flexible schedules, and abundant paid time off (PTO). Today’s employees value […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Research, Software

Employers Gain Upper Hand: Report Shows Large Reductions in Resignations

June 15, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Understanding the effects from the first few months of the pandemic can be valuable in helping understand what will happen next. A recent report sought to understand turnover and hiring trends for the month of May. The report, called “COVID-19 […]