There is a very thin line between having a workforce that is all-inclusive by taking steps to ensure a diverse workforce versus potentially overstepping the boundary between creating a more diverse workforce and illegal discrimination of applicants and employees who do not fit the diversity descriptors most closely associated with diversity in the workplace: Underrepresented […]
According to a survey conducted by LinkedIn Talent Solutions, 85% of employees including those who are content in their jobs, are open to talking to recruiters about job opportunities. Eight-five percent including those who liked their jobs. How can that be when employers regularly assert that they want to retain their best employees? Talent Solutions […]
It is much easier to not ruffle any feathers with your staff by treating everyone exactly the same regardless of the circumstances isn’t it? After all, managing with a fair and equitable hand is a best management practice. Strong managers have to be a stickler when it comes to company policy and general practice and […]
Companies put quite a bit of time, money and effort into the recruitment and hiring process. But once the ideal candidate has been hired, all of the energy that was put into finding and hiring the “ideal” candidate suddenly dissipates. There is very little effort invested in employee development and retention once the employee walks […]
Answer: What is succession planning? Succession planning, the process of strategically grooming your current employees to back fill positions within your company when staff members are promoted into new roles, leave the company or retire is a critical but often overlooked professional development tool for staff that has innumerable benefits for employees and businesses alike. For […]
Employees can make or break your business. It only takes one outstanding employee to engage clients and customers in a way that brings them back to your business time and time again and one mediocre employee to drive those very same customers away from your products and services and straight into the waiting arms of […]
No one wants to lose their best employees. There have been countless studies done on why employees leave an organization and these studies reveal that employees leave because of career opportunities, more money, poor management and everything in between. It is difficult to prevent your employees from leaving once they have made the decision to […]
Why do employees decide to leave their jobs? You may be familiar with the adage employees do not leave jobs, they leave managers. Although this may be true in some cases, a LinkedIn survey revealed that the main reason why employees decide to leave their jobs is for career advancement opportunities. According to the 7,530 […]
Employee retention should be a top priority for companies in 2014. A recent survey conducted by Right Management, a career management consultancy, shows that a vast majority of employees plan on pursuing new career opportunities in the coming year. The company surveyed nearly 900 workers in the U.S. and Canada and found that 83 percent […]
Employee turnover is a data point that every manager wants to be conscious of no matter the size of your company.
After all, who wants to spend the time energy, and money that it takes to hire the right candidates only to see them walk out the door a short time later.