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Retention

To retain employees, offer more time off

07/08/2021
As business emerges from coronavirus lockdowns, one surprising development is complicating a full recovery: Lots of workers are quitting their jobs. Smart employers are already looking for ways to stem the tide of departures.

Survey: Employers struggling to fill jobs, retain workers

06/08/2021
80% of organizations hiring mostly industry and manual-services workers report difficulty finding qualified workers, with 25% reporting it is very difficult. That compares to 74% before the pandemic, with 4% reporting it was very difficult.

Beware ‘no-poach’ pacts with competitors

05/20/2021
Recruiting new employees is difficult these days, making it more important than ever to retain the staff you already have. Just make sure your retention efforts don’t cross the line into collusion with other employers.

Keep antsy employees from jumping ship

05/06/2021
Some of the employees who loyally stuck with your company throughout the pandemic may be getting ready to bolt. It’s not too late to stop them!

Employee retention: 5 big trends for 2021

02/26/2021
The pandemic changed every aspect of the workplace—including the way we nurture and retain employees. Here are five key trends for 2021 from well-known HR analyst Josh Bersin.

2 questions for ‘stay’ interviews

01/27/2021
“Stay” interviews are a good tool for promoting employee retention, but their success rides on asking the right questions. These two can help you hold a productive conversation.

Survey: Coronavirus could trigger retention problems

09/15/2020
An overwhelming majority of executives surveyed by staffing firm Robert Half—88%—say they have grown concerned about retention since the pandemic began, and 47% say they are very worried.

EEOC opioid advice focuses on job retention

08/13/2020
The EEOC has issued two new publications designed to address issues related to employing people who legally use or illegally abuse opioid drugs.

4 ways to support remote staff with kids

04/23/2020
You don’t have to accept inferior work during temporary work-from-home situations, but a bit of flexibility will help boost productivity and retention. Pass along these four tips to supervisors directing remote employees whose children are home from school, too.

CARES Act offers 2 more employer-relief measures

04/09/2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, signed March 27, is best known for providing a $2 trillion stimulus jolt to a coronavirus-stunned economy. However, the CARES Act also contains two provisions intended to help employers keep from having to lay off employees.