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.

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.

The Art of Matchmaking Blog Series: Step 3

HR Management

With the generation gap between workers heading into retirement and those replacing them, employers who want to win the recruiting and retention game need to understand what millennials look for in a company. That same instant gratification is expected in how Millennials receive all their information, including corporate training and development. TIP: Create short, bite-sized snippets of onboarding material or ongoing training. All Aboard! Onboarding [on-bohr-ding]—n.

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. Four shifts, in fact: Women are leaving the corporate world; nearly half of Americans will be retiring from the workforce in the next decade; minorities are now the majority; and freelancing is the new 9-to-5. There are big changes coming to American companies.

The Recognition Landscape Isn’t Changing Much

China Gorman

Of the top 5 recognition programs in 2013, the top 3 remained the same (length of service, above-and-beyond performance and peer-to-peer recognition) but programs that motivate specific behaviors moved to the 4 th spot for most used programs, with a 7% increase over 2011 to 41% (a statistically notable change since 2008). Also notable is the drop in retirement recognition programs as a prevalently used program.

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. Every day, 10,000 Americans reach retirement age. Worktirement” is threatening to replace retirement. Many people are forced to work past retirement age.

Adapting Recruitment for the Post-COVID-19 Pandemic World


Pre 2008, the figure stood at 140 sq. ft; Since 2008 it has fallen to 80 sq. The opportunity of older and retired workers – just like the NHS did in the quest for more health workers, consider attracting those that may have recently left permanent work. Develop training on best practice for remote workers – structure and routine doesn’t come easily to all workers and guidance for helping home workers to remain focused and engaged are likely to grow in importance.

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. Better training so they can be more effective. Boomers are retiring. In today’s post, we focus on manufacturing hiring. The Great Recession took a heavy toll on this industry.

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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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. .

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. The oldest of this generation were in their late 20s when the recession hit in 2008 , making it difficult for them to seek out education or lasting careers. 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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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. On January 10th of this year, I lost my Dad to this dreadful disease. Alzheimer’s is a form of progressive dementia, where the brain cells gradually stop functioning or die.

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.

David Vobora: “What you seek is already in you”

Thrive Global

I didn’t have any prior history in adaptive training, but when I looked online and saw everything was very rehabilitative and stale, I decided to make it fun. David opened up his personal gym to Travis, offering his training expertise. I’m a retired NFL linebacker.

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. The exodus of the first-wave Boomers from the workplace – postponed for several years by the economic crisis that began in 2008 – is now swift and steady.

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.

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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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. Sometimes the grind of getting things done can be monotonous, but that can be combated by a bit of a change of pace, like learning a part of someone else’s position (helps with cross training and awareness). 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.

Kevin Schmiegel and Paul Cucinotta: “Remain focused on the mission”

Thrive Global

retired from the Marine Corps after 27 years of active duty service and joined Operating Gratitude as their Chief Operating Officer in January 2019. Kevin Schmiegel: In January of 2008, I received a phone call from General James L.

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. Not to say there hasn’t been progress in the tools and training available to the average employee to help them cope with problems in their lives, but the sheer number of “options” available to us to help us cope today, seems mind boggling.

10 Best HRMS Softwares in 2020: For Small & Medium Enterprises

Vantage Circle

Founded in 2008, BambooHR, is one of the popular HRIS in the global market. Established in 1999, ZingHR adopts a mobile-first approach to provide HR solutions from hire-to-retire. Training. The biggest asset for an organization is its employees. Achieving better business results, for an organization, is influenced by its ability to hire the top talents and manage them effectively.

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. In July 2008, Kristy told Willow she would not be promoted to principal patient services specialist, citing one of the patient complaints as a reason. By Steve Jones. The U.S.

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. They look at what’s best for a member depending on where they’re at in life – it could be sending their child or children to college, buying a new car, saving for retirement, budgeting for a home renovation.

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. By John Whyte, Senior Manager, Dayforce Talent Management, Ceridian. Football fans joke that in August, everybody is undefeated. We can all point to a great draft, a new coach, or a favorable schedule as reasons why this is our year.

Why Boards of Directors Need a New Profile

Culture University

They stand accused of fraud exceeding 10 billion US dollars and their larger shareholders include pension funds, retirement annuities, and provident funds administrators. 6 Servant Leadership On-Line Training Summit [link]. Shambhala 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. These beliefs can get in the way of how people collaborate with their colleagues, and have troubling implications for how people are managed and trained,” the researchers continue.

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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?

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. A lack of additional training or opportunities to grow skills could have top employees looking for other positions that will provide them with more experience. Onboarding and training.

“Leadership visibility” With Charlie Katz & Chuck Stokes

Thrive Global

Stokes, Former President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System, joined the system in 2008 as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Chuck retired from Memorial Hermann effective December 2019. I formally retired in December 2019.

“Strive to work more efficiently.”, with Isaiah Goodman

Thrive Global

Some advisors might be great at helping you set up retirement accounts. He started as a business analyst running a $150M per year inventory business, and moved on to training and facilitating new hires as they were onboarded to Target. We started an investment group in college, and learned a TON in 2008 when it fell apart and we were able to buy stocks super cheap. I found that the biggest thing that people need is not just financial literacy, but training and practice.

David Novak: “Show me a good business and I’ll show you a good leader”

Thrive Global

He is Co-Founder, retired Chairman and CEO of Yum! He retired in 2016. He also received the national 2008 Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship. We offer all kinds of free content as well as online digital leadership training.