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Internal mobility key to attracting, retaining workers

03/10/2020
Promoting internal career opportunities is one of the best ways for HR to attract new employees and retain existing staff, according to research by the Gartner consulting firm.

Solve labor shortage by making your company stand out to applicants

03/10/2020
The traditional solution to labor shortages has been higher pay. That may no longer be enough. Skilled employees in some positions are in such short supply that it may take more than money to lure top talent.

2 simple steps to make your next meeting a success

03/05/2020
To ensure your next meeting produces results, the Harvard Business Review urges two critical steps.

How top employers attract, retain blue-collar workers

03/03/2020
Last week we brought you news from The Conference Board that American employers will continue to struggle to find enough blue-collar workers for the foreseeable future. Some employers, however, are succeeding in attracting and retaining the laborers and tradespeople they need.

The culture checklist: 8 steps to recruit & retain the best

02/27/2020
Deb Boelkes, author of The WOW Factor Workplace, suggests managers look at these eight factors to measure their role in creating a great workplace.

Survey: Workers want info on financial performance

02/18/2020
Should companies open their books to employees? New research from global staffing firm Robert Half Management Resources shows a majority of workers—82%—are interested in hearing about their organization’s financial performance.

How to collaborate with virtual co-workers

02/18/2020
If you work virtually—or others on your team do—follow this advice to make collaboration simpler and more effective.

Work-life balance: The times they are a-changin’

02/14/2020
The current trends of work-life balance, and what managers can do to accommodate.

Demonstrate good faith by keeping thorough notes detailing your investigations

02/10/2020
Judges don’t want to second-guess employer decisions. But they do want to see that employers act in good faith when they terminate workers. That makes it essential to document every investigation that might lead to a firing.

When documenting discipline, note all details

02/10/2020
When an employee files a lawsuit alleging discriminatory discipline, she will point to other employees outside her protected class who were treated more leniently. It’s critical for employers to document the details that distinguish one case from another.