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Retention

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.

Say goodbye on good terms when forced to downsize

03/24/2020
If you’re contemplating a layoff, you’ve no doubt given some thought to which employees you want to let go—and which ones you absolutely must retain. But know this: Every time an organization lays off even a few employees, voluntary turnover jumps in response—and the ones who choose to leave are most likely employees you intended to keep.

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.

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.

Toxic culture triggers turnover, costs billions

10/01/2019
One in five Americans have left a job in the past five years due to bad company culture. The cost of that turnover is an estimated $223 billion, according to a new SHRM report on workplace culture.

Snapshot: Young employees are prepared to bolt

09/18/2019
It’s time to ramp up efforts to retain your younger employees.

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.