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Retention

SHRM advises Congress on how to retain staff members

09/03/2019
The Society for Human Resource Management is doing its part to make Capitol Hill function more effectively, telling Congress how to retain staff members, whose work is characterized by high pressure, low pay and long hours.

Are bonuses the key to hourly retention?

07/18/2019
Some employers have decided that significant investments in bonus plans are worth a try. They’re making even low-level retail and restaurant staff eligible—even part-timers.

Healthy culture pays off in financial and people terms

04/30/2019
Cultural factors such as collaboration, employee engagement, employee retention and customer satisfaction have a clear relationship with revenue growth, researchers have found.

Fed calls ‘ghosting’ a real economic factor

12/18/2018
It’s official: In today’s tight labor market, “ghosting” is a genuine staffing issue affecting employers, and it could become a drag on the economy.

Beware the 6 deadly sins of bad management

11/26/2018
According to an Inc. report, here are the six most common management mistakes that lead to turnover—all avoidable if the right actions are taken.

Focus on retention: Pay jumps for job hoppers

10/29/2018
Wage growth continues to bump along near 3%, the same as the past several years. One group, however, is seeing much higher raises; and it’s a group that should have employers worried.

Wage report spurs worries about retention

09/20/2018
With the economy humming along nicely, employers know they need to retain workers or face the task of trying to find new hires. That’s increasingly difficult to do.

Recruiting: Attract millennials by helping pay their student loans

07/03/2018
Smart employers know it pays to appeal to millennial employees. For many millennials, one constant has defined their financial status for the entirety of their adult lives: The burden of student loan debt.

Say ‘no’ to no-shows: 8 steps to ‘pre-boarding’

07/03/2018
More employers are launching formal “pre-boarding” programs. The goal: engage new hires between the time they accept an employment offer and the first day. Here are eight ideas to keep your new hires committed and interested.

So you discover an employee is job hunting—Now what?

07/01/2018
Say you’re searching an online résumé database and spot the résumé of one of your best employees. You wonder what to do with that new information. The answer: Tailor your approach to that employee, the reason he or she is searching and whether you actually want to retain the person …