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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

HR leaders: Work with Higher Ed to provide employees with robust college-level training while pursuing better employee retention

November 14, 2022

Via: HR Dive

As we navigate today’s competitive job market alongside the growing demand for skilled labor and heightened questions over college ROI, it is increasingly clear that higher education and the workforce are two sides of the same coin. In other words, […]


Research

Diligent chief people officer: Respond ‘timely and intentional’ to employees

October 31, 2022

Via: HRD America

Employee engagement leads to retention. That’s become something of a mantra for HR leaders during the Great Resignation, in which companies across the United States have experienced historic turnover. The national turnover rate maintained a consistent pace throughout the summer, […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Enhance Employee Retention by Rethinking the Onboarding Process

August 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s estimated that 47 million people left their jobs in 2021 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prompting a flurry of “Now Hiring” announcements as everyone from major corporations to small businesses struggle to attract and retain top […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

3 Ways to Stay Competitive in the War for Talent

July 21, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

With unemployment persistently under 4% and at least a million more job openings than people seeking work, founders and leaders of small businesses are finding creative new ways to compete. The talent war goes far beyond acquisition, hiring practices and […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Employees During High Turnover

June 30, 2022

Via: Spark

Periods of high turnover are challenging to navigate, and they highlight the value of investing in long term employee retention. However, leaders can make a significant difference in the current environment by providing managers with the support leadership and strategies […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Secrets Behind Successful Employee Onboarding

June 27, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

With as much attention as most businesses put into hiring new employees, it’s quite shocking to see how little focus is given to onboarding. Yet, I would argue that onboarding is equally important. The right onboarding process creates a strong […]


Editorial

Navigating Efficient Workforce Planning

May 13, 2022

Via: Nakisani Jacobs

Businesses need to be smart about who they hire and how they can be instrumental in achieving business goals in a constantly changing business environment. This entails giving careful consideration to the workforce’s skills, the employees currently on board, those […]


News

Want a Union Card with Your Latte? Labor Activity Starts Percolating at Starbucks

April 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For some people, loyalty to a particular coffee brand rivals their devotion to a favorite college football team. Kathleen, my spouse, would crawl three miles over broken glass for her Starbucks Americano decaf. I favor QuikTrip and McDonald’s coffee. Within […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Younger Workers Not Afraid to Switch Jobs for Better Pay and Fit

March 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Finding the right fit for a job opening is time-consuming and expensive. Companies invest a lot of money and effort into soliciting and interviewing applicants and onboarding new hires, but despite all this money and effort, there’s no guarantee a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Will America embrace a four-day workweek?

February 22, 2022

Via: HRD America

San Francisco-based Bolt made headlines this year for pivoting to a permanent four-day workweek. The e-commerce software provider had previously conducted a three-month experiment, in which most employees and managers were in favor of the change. The company reported increased […]


Workplace wellness

Work/Life Balance Around the World

January 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way people work around the globe. For those whose positions don’t strictly require an on-site presence, the widespread shift to remote work has generally meant both an increase in flexibility and the ability to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Tips for Small Businesses to Cultivate Loyalty and Increase Employee Retention

January 7, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Nicknamed “The Great Resignation,” many businesses are grappling with employee retention and struggling to hire. The U.S. Labor Department’s monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, reported there were 10.4 million job openings in August and more than 4.3 million […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Hybrid Working Models: What Is Right for Your Business?

January 3, 2022

Via: Spark

Record high voluntary quits and challenges in talent acquisition are prompting employers to deep dive into hybrid working models, with the aim of creating a work environment that promotes employee engagement and retention while attracting top talent. Here’s some insight […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

IRS Addresses Retroactive Termination of the Employee Retention Credit

December 9, 2021

Via: SHRM

payroll. It had been set to expire on Jan. 1, 2022, but the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law in November accelerated the end of the credit retroactive to Oct. 1, 2021—except for wages paid by a recovery […]


Workplace wellness

To Solve the Retention Crisis, Proactive Mental Well-Being Needs to Be a Workplace Priority

November 24, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic has led to employee retention struggles that require a serious reconsideration of how employers address mental well-being. McKinsey calls it “the Great Attrition.” More than 15 million U.S. workers have quit their jobs since April 2021, and 40% […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Bonus Coverage: Discretionary vs. Nondiscretionary

February 16, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Many companies annually prepare business goals and establish incentives for employees if the goals are met. One common incentive is the quarterly or annual bonus. While the reward process seems straightforward, it can come with unexpected obligations and complicated calculations […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Cheap Perk 50 Percent of Your Workforce Will Love

February 12, 2021

Via: Evil HR Lady

Do you stock feminine hygiene products in your bathrooms for your employees (or perhaps customers)? While some might think this is a trivial thing, it could make a difference to your employees. Federal law doesn’t require businesses to provide feminine […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Managers as Organizational Force Multipliers

February 2, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Military buffs have no doubt heard the term “force multiplier.” The term’s definition, according to the Department of Defense, is “a capability that, when added to and employed by a combat force, significantly increases the combat potential of that force […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Engagement

2021 Will Redefine Employee Engagement

January 28, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Between a global pandemic, a widespread social justice movement, and a hotly contested presidential election, little about last year was easy. One silver lining is that companies were compelled to prioritize how they best support employees through this difficult time. […]


Research, Software

Algorithm Helps Companies with Back-to-Work Decisions

January 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In March 2020, many employees across the United States were faced with the prospect of a temporary shift to remote work. For many of those workers, the expectation was that their office would remain closed and they would work from […]