Tag: employee retention

8
Dec

4 Elements That Build a Culture of Health & Happiness at Work

We have talked about all the cool things many companies are doing to try and increase employee happiness, experience, and culture. Now we will get to the fun part. So what exactly improves employee happiness? Lucky for us, The Harvard Business Review and The Energy Project teamed up to figure it out and it boils down to four things. The

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6
Dec

Understanding Employee Retention

HRZone defines employee retention as “a function of the HR department tasked with reducing the number of employees leaving the company by improving key processes and conditions.” That may be a fair way of defining the term, but two important aspects are missing: 1. The use of the word “ability” (you could replace with “capacity”) is a controversial one.  An

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1
Dec

4 Ways the Best HR Leaders Support Organizational Change

How do you define a “strong” or “positive” company culture?  How do you maintain a strong culture through organizational change? It’s true that a so-called “strong” company culture is one where employees are engaged.   When employees are engaged performance, productivity, retention, profitability, innovation, service, and customer experience all benefit. But as a recent Harvard Business Review article, “HR Can’t

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21
Jun

Why You Don’t Need to Pay Employees More to Boost Retention

No one would balk at getting more money in their paycheck. But beyond a raise, what are employees looking for? In a recent study from Fidelity, 25- to 35-year-old employees said they’d be willing to give up an average of $7,600 in pay for perks such as a good work-life balance. Those perks can go a long way toward boosting

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9
Jun

4 Things That Will Get Your Top Performers to Stay

Retention of top performers is something many companies sweat over. Replacing any employee can be an expensive endeavor, but losing a top performer can be a real blow to a department or division. Top performers tend to be engaged by slightly different drivers than the employee population as a whole, so it’s important to understand the difference. Focusing on these

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9
Feb

How to Confront Your Employee Engagement Fears

This is an excerpt of a post that originally appeared on TLNT on Dec. 18, 2015. Employee engagement initiatives don’t have to be stressful. Change is hard, and a new engagement initiative can mean big changes in culture and operations at an organization. But those changes result in very good things like better retention, more satisfied employees, higher productivity and

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15
Dec

Should Your Company Be Offering More Paid Time Off?

The issue of paid time off has been in the news a lot lately — President Obama recently signed an executive order requiring federal contractors to allow employees to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours they work, for example. Amazon recently made news for changing its PTO policy, offering more paid maternity leave and paid

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6
Aug

Why Employee Engagement Matters

If you still think employee engagement is too touchy-feely for business or just a passing fad, you’re wrong and there’s research to prove it. Employee engagement affects real business metrics, including productivity, turnover, customer satisfaction and the bottom line. These recent articles and blog posts explain all that and more reasons why employee engagement matters to every business. Employee Engagement

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