Employee Retention

Familiarity Breeds Success – Why and How to Hire Internally

It’s no secret: Hiring can be expensive. Whether replacing an employee or creating a new position, the costs mount quickly… and not just in money, but time as well. With advertising for the position, sifting through resumes, testing, interviewing, negotiating, completing paperwork and training, the process can be lengthy. Read more about Familiarity Breeds Success – Why and How to Hire Internally

3 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave

What would you do if you came to work tomorrow and over half of your staff gave their notice? According to an article I just read in Forbes, 60% of employees are currently looking for other opportunities and 66% of them are disengaged. That’s significant! Read more about 3 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave

Motivating and Retaining Employees in the New Economy

There’s no doubt that we still face challenging times in the workplace.... employee engagement levels are at record lows, and the levels for top performers and high-potential employees have fallen the furthest of any group. Read more about Motivating and Retaining Employees in the New Economy

The Cost of Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is costly, there is no doubt about that, and it’s a big problem for organizations. In 2010, employers reported an average turnover rate of 11%. However, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated the average national turnover rate was 38%, which is significantly higher. Statistics show that finding and training a new employee can cost anywhere between 25%-200% of the position’s annual compensation. Read more about The Cost of Employee Turnover

Using Personality Tests to Build Strong Teams

How strong are your teams? Use personality types to create cross-functional understanding. Ken shares a team-building exercise you can use right away to strengthen your employee’s awareness of communication styles.

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