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I am currently training a new person who came in as the highest paid, non-exempt employee in my dept. If I am worth more when I say I'm leaving, why wasn't I worth more when I said I wanted to retire from the company? I found your blog through Punk Rock HR and love it. I check it everyday and feel not so alone in my HR-ness. I am hoping you can help me with an existential question about relocation.

A Counter Offer

Evil HR Lady

I am currently training a new person who came in as the highest paid, non-exempt employee in my dept. If I am worth more when I say I'm leaving, why wasn't I worth more when I said I wanted to retire from the company? I found your blog through Punk Rock HR and love it. I check it everyday and feel not so alone in my HR-ness. I am hoping you can help me with an existential question about relocation.

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How to Choose a Retirement Plan: 3 Features Employees Love


Since the financial crisis of 2008, workers have become more aware and concerned about saving for retirement. As a result, employer-sponsored retirement plans are no longer an enticing perk, they’re an expectation. In 2013, 42 percent of retirement plan investors say they’ve increased contribution rates to their workplace savings plan, individual retirement accounts (IRA) or health savings accounts, according to the Fidelity Five Years Later study.

Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?


Not so long ago, most people worked until the age of 62 or 65 before retiring to fill their days with family, travel and recreation. However, while no one was looking, the rules of retirement changed! Roughly 10,000 Baby Boomers retire each day.

Talent Shortages Hit the Levels of 2007: In-house Talent Development Comes to Rescue

Rallyware for Human Resources

How talent-centric management and training stood against the Great Recession . A German study from 2008 showed that the percent of committed employees was highest in companies with an employee-oriented corporate culture (45%). Those who invested in employee training won.

Aging Workforce Challenges: Trends, Statistics and Impact

Digital HR Tech

Jeffrey Tamburo lists 4 of them in his article for the American Society on Aging : Financial: A lack of a proper pension plan or retirement savings forces a lot of people over 55 to continue to work. Simply because they can’t afford to retire. Postpone retirement.

Why You Need a New Strategy for Retaining Female Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

While many business leaders look to the economy for trends and forecasts — closely following any promising signs as we recover from the 2008 crisis — there's another change brewing right under their noses. There are big changes coming to American companies.

The Recognition Landscape Isn’t Changing Much

China Gorman

Also notable is the drop in retirement recognition programs as a prevalently used program. They note that programs to motivate specific behaviors grew every year by 16 percentage points since they survey was first instituted in 2008.

6 Power Trends for the Future of Work


As college enrollment declines, companies will need to expand their talent pools to include candidates with nanodegrees , certificates, and on-the-job training rather than traditional four-year degrees. During the 2008 recession, many people went back to school in hopes of finding a new job.

Manufacturing Hiring: New Challenges and Opportunities


Since 2008, the industry has had nowhere to go but up. Yesterday’s factory workers need more advanced training for today’s manufacturing jobs. ‘Train a talent pipeline.’ In addition, connect with local job re-training programs. Boomers are retiring.

5 HR Trends Impacting the Industry

OmegaHR Solutions

The needs and wants of baby boomers, many of whom will be reaching retirement age in the next decade, are vastly different than millennials and zennials. She’s been published in HR and business publications such as Training Magazine, Boss Magazine and Interesting Engineering.

How Businesses Can Thrive Despite the Skilled Labor Shortage

Workforce Opportunity Services

One major factor is that baby boomers are transitioning into retirement, leaving behind a multitude of open positions. One employment expert says businesses — which were used to having their pick of a job-deprived labor force during the 2008 recession and in the years following — need to adjust to the new conditions and find creative ways to recruit. ” In fact, many companies are unwilling to spend time and money training new hires.

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The Real Bottom Line Impact of Managing Talent Through Freedom, Not Fear


At DaVita, a WorldBlu certified Freedom-Centered Workplace since 2008, teammates begin their careers with the One for All training program, a comprehensive look at the company’s mission, core values, and Trilogy of Care.

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The Great Generational Shift: How Employers and Managers Can Prepare


The Boomers are filling up an “age bubble” in the workforce such that there are many more people at or near the ordinary age range for retirement.

EffortlessHR Enhances Services’ Value for Customers with New Compliance Center

Effortless HR

Each EffortlessHR customer will have instant and unlimited access to award winning employment law advice and content, such as articles, guides, forms, HR resources, tools, online training, and more. EffortlessHR, Inc, founded in 2008, is incorporated in the state of Arizona with headquarters in Tucson, AZ and provides HRIS to US companies in all 50 states. .

How to bridge the generation gap in the workplace


Outlook on work is impacted by the economic downturn of 2008 (the resulting career uncertainty and devastating impact on retirement savings). For example, a Baby Boomer on the precipice of retirement may be driven more by money: Salary increases, 401(k) contributions or bonuses.

Detecting Alzheimer’s in the Workplace

Kevin Sheridan

This used to be past the typical age for retirement, but that isn’t true anymore. Largely due to the 2008 recession, 62% of all employees between the ages of 45 and 60 have planned on delaying their retirement. Provide additional training time for those who need it.

TAP Build Talent to Bridge Skills Gaps and Worker Shortages


Unemployment is at the lowest level since 2008. News about skills gaps and worker shortages becomes more and more urgent as news about automation and artificial intelligence increases. Urgency, however, isn’t necessarily negative. It doesn’t necessarily predict disaster.

The Infantilization of the American Workforce

HR Examiner

Wikipedia says the first rage rooms to open were likely in Japan in 2008 and the concept spread to other countries, such as Serbia, England, and Argentina.

6 Tips for HR Pros to Recognize and Combat Workplace Doldrums

Spark Hire

The employee stayed until he retired at age 57. When an employee at our office showed signs of the doldrums, we put her in charge of training new employees. Back in 2008, I managed a distribution center. Our answer was cross-training every employee.

“5 Things Anyone Can Do To Optimize Their Mental Wellness”, with Camilla Sacre-Dallerup and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

We are a lot more powerful than we give ourselves credit for, but to do this we must ensure that mind training becomes part of our daily fitness regime. The impact of using visualization as part of my training was almost immediate, culminating in my partner and I becoming Danish Champions.

When an Acquisition Goes Awry It's Usually Because of Culture (i4cp login required)


corporate history (Holson, 2008). Lafley, P&G’s chairman, president, and CEO at the time (Lafley retired in 2015), described how important culture was in his early acquisition discussions with Gillette’s CEO, Jim Kilt, who called him to propose a deal. “It


Disability Discrimination: Terminated Cancer Survivor’s ADA Claim Fails, Part 1

HR Daily Advisor

From roughly 2005 to 2008, she often took medical leave for medical appointments. In April 2008, Willow wanted to apply for a promotion to operations lead. Medtronic management received three customer complaints referencing calls Willow handled between July and September 2008.

Why “OK Boomer” Is Not OK at Work

Thrive Global

But even if employees avoid the actual phrase, the meme of the moment points to a larger truth in our workforce: As people are living longer and retiring later, businesses are now employing workers with as much as a six-decade age difference.

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The Talent Strategy Behind A Gold Star Customer Experience


We spoke with Blake Wise, Belco’s Senior HR and Training Specialist, to find out! Blake joined the HR team at Belco in 2008. Our employees go through emotional intelligence training, which helps them more fully understand the needs of our members.

What do the NFL and your new hire experience have in common?


I’m a lifelong Detroit Lions fan, so all my optimism in August is tempered by memories of 2008, when a 4-0 preseason turned into an 0-16 regular season. New hires sent to the wrong building or assigned to the wrong training class.

8 Essential Employee Retention Factors Modern Employers Ignore


million paid employees — those not self-employed — worked from home in 2008 at least once a week, up almost 23% from the 1.4 Offering a competitive health benefits package, including health and life insurance along with a retirement plan is a retention strategy worth investing in.

401(k) Nondiscrimination Testing: A Simple Guide for Improving Your Results


In the most basic terms, nondiscrimination tests (NDTs) are annual tests required to ensure that 401(k) retirement plans benefit all the employees, (not just business owners or highly-paid employees). Startups also face retirement plan implementation and nondiscrimination testing challenges.

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Swimming Lessons: 5 Gold-Medal Tips to Get Peak Performance from Top Talent

Linkedin Talent Blog

Creating this atmosphere can include everything from joint training sessions to making viral lip dub videos. We know that some of our best athletes at any point in time are going to retire by the time the next Olympics roll around,” Russell says.

PEO: The Ultimate Guide (Everything You Need To Know)

Genesis HR Solutions

PEOs can also offer more specialized services, including (but certainly not limited to): Employee training and development. A PEO partnership gives small businesses access to retirement plans, insurance, and other benefits that can help level the playing field with larger corporations.

What Is Employee Turnover (and Why It Matters)


This includes any employee departure, including resignations, layoffs, terminations, retirements, location transfers, or even deaths. For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, workers have plenty of opportunities for employment.

Is it time for a culture check-up?


When Lisa Bettinger Buckingham took the HR reigns at Lincoln Financial Group in December 2008, the financial-services industry was struggling to survive a global economic crisis that many economists today believe brought the world to the brink of a second Great Depression. How I broke it down was, ‘How do you feel on a daily basis when you are driving into work or taking the train or going to your office in your house?

Why Knowledge Management Didn’t Save General Motors: Addressing Complex Issues By Convening Conversation

Conversation Matters

In 2008 KM was alive and well at GM. But between 2000 and 2008 knowledge management did not help GM bring that organizational knowledge together in a way that could have saved it from bankruptcy. Starting about 2000 GM put together a vibrant KM program.

Pro Business Against Greed ~ HR to HR 2.0 and Human Capital.

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Consulting - Research - Speaking - Training - Writing. ► 2008. Symposium Training Symposium Training is the training and workshops brand of Black and White Trading Ltd, one of the UK’s leading independent training providers for HR and related professions.

Small Business War Stories Podcast – All Episodes


April 18th, 2018 Meow Wolf: Creating an Immersive Art Experience in Santa Fe, New Mexico | John Feins Today we are joined by John Feins of Meow Wolf , a New Mexico based arts and entertainment group that established in 2008 as an art collective. The Things You Should Have Asked Your Business Lawyer | Mat Sorensen Today we are joined by Mat Sorensen, a business attorney at KKOS Lawyers, a best-selling author, and a national speaker and expert on self-directed retirement accounts.

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Do You See Meaning In Your Job? These Employees Do. - DecisionWise


This may include training in presentation skills, American-English pronunciation for bilingual speakers, those with strong American regional accents, or communication skills needed for leadership. Can you find meaning in your job?

Small Business War Stories Podcast List


The Things You Should Have Asked Your Business Lawyer | Mat Sorensen Today we are joined by Mat Sorensen, a business attorney at KKOS Lawyers, a best-selling author, and a national speaker and expert on self-directed retirement accounts. Improv training is fantastic business training.

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