Time for HR’s 2014 Performance Appraisal

HR Daily Advisor

It’s a good time to reflect on your accomplishments of 2014. How close are you now to where you thought you’d be on January 1, 2014? How pleased are you (and your hiring managers) with the people you’ve added to the staff? Retention?

Forbes and CareerBuilder reveal why your top talent is leaving in 2014

Achievers

Have you heard the news? Your top talent is leaving this year—at least, Forbes and CareerBuilder seem to be convinced and have some tips to remedy the problem. The biggest mistake employers make is assuming they know what matters to employees.

How to Save Your Company from Unhealthy Turnover and Optimize Retention

Bonusly

High turnover is a major concern for many organizations. In 2018, over 40 million people quit their jobs in the US compared to just 30 million in 2014. But how do you know if your turnover really is an issue? Let’s take an analytical approach to retention.

The No. 1 Cause of Voluntary Turnover

Cielo HR Leader

The research is in—professionals, employees and job seekers are unhappy. Well, that’s certainly the case if you believe StaffBay’s survey of 15,000 employed professionals. According to the study, 87.2% of employees hope to leave their jobs in 2014.

View from the HR Tech Show Floor: Top 5 Workforce Trends

Visier

If I had to use one word to describe the energy on the show floor at this year’s HR Tech, it would be this: dynamic. They are varied, but we are seeing HR focus on critical areas such as retention, recruiting, diversity requirements, and generational divides. The U.S

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Predicting Employee Turnover using R

Analytics in HR

Employee turnover is a major challenge for companies today, especially when the labor market is competitive and certain skills are in high demand. When an employee leaves, not only is the productivity of that person lost, but the productivity of many others is impacted.

“Counteroffers work!” …and other lies about Employee Turnover

Stratus

In fact, there are a lot of turnover lies that business owners recognize as truth. That doesn’t mean that high turnover must be a way of life for businesses. But first, employers must get past the myths that may be driving employee retention to all new lows. Employee Turnover Myth #1: Counteroffers work. Truth : According to research by insights firm CEB, 50% of employees who accept your counteroffer will still depart the company within a year.

Top 10 tips for Effective Onboarding [Infographic]

GuideSpark

When you consider the function of employee onboarding, do you think in simple terms about getting a new hire enrolled in their benefits, set up in a workstation, and introduced to a few key people? Want to learn more? Comments: 0 (Zero), Be the first to leave a reply!

10 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Retain Your Employees

TalentCulture

Hands down, the most important investment you could possibly have in your company is your employees. Are you investing a large percentage in hiring the right employees? If so, employee retention should be your top priority. Develop an employee retention strategy.

Spur Productivity and Retention With a More Strategic New Employee Onboarding Process

Insperity

Half of all hourly workers leave new jobs in the first four months, and half of senior outside hires fail within 18 months, according to the SHRM Foundation’s report, Onboarding New Employees: Maximizing Success. Was this the right decision? Can I learn all those new procedures?

What Millennials Really Want from Employers

TalentCulture

The post ’80s digital generation is more concerned with free time than work, demanding flexi-hours and remote working, they want to take longer holidays, they want better perks and bigger benefits, and so on. No one knows what millennials want better than the millennials themselves.

Why Employee Retention Is Important When Hiring Teachers

Spark Hire

Employee retention is a costly issue for any business, but it becomes even more prevalent within schools. A study released in April of 2015 by the National Center for Education Statistics found that 17 percent of new K-12 teachers quit in the first five years.

Five Strategies to Develop the Modern Manager

Achievers

Bad managers are the number one reason employees quit, but good managers have the power to drive results. With these kinds of results on the line, who wouldn’t want to give their managers the tools they need to become great at their jobs?

How High Employee Turnover Hurts Your Company

TalentCulture

High employee turnover hurts the business bottom line. It’s estimated that the average cost of a lost employee is 38 percent of the employee’s annual salary. Considering the average income in the U.S. Lack of training.

4 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded High-Turnover Rate

Achievers

The cost of employee turnover is outrageously high. When a company loses a salaried employee, it can cost anywhere from six to nine months’ worth of the departed employee’s salary to hire a replacement. Learn What Millennials Want.

7 Trends to Expect in 2015

Cielo HR Leader

As recruiters, talent acquisition professionals and leaders in HR, the importance of employee engagement, culture, job satisfaction and retention is often discussed. The top-2 responses: 1.) Investing in their employer brand. 2.) Improving employee retention.

Live Webcast: Employee Engagement for Dummies

Terryberry

In this 60-minute, interactive webcast, you will learn: Drive profitable growth through effective employee engagement. The keys to reduce voluntary turnover. Mike Byam , Managing Partner of Terryberry, and author of The WOW! Mike Byam is the author of The WOW!

What Is Employee Turnover (and Why It Matters)

Zenefits

At some point, if your business is more than one person, you’re likely to deal with employee turnover. If and when any of those people actually leave, the cost isn’t trivial. The hiring process takes 36 days on average. What Is Employee Turnover? The U.S.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Analytics Leaders Discuss New Trends

Bersin with Deloitte

Last week I attended the Talent Analytics Leadership Roundtable hosted by Northwestern University and co-sponsored by Sears Holdings Corporation. The event included over 20 talent analytics thought leaders from companies in high tech, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and service industries - a veritable Dream Team of analytics brainpower. Here is a recap of a few key themes from the discussion. Predictive retention models: Coming to a desktop near you.

Are you missing out on a rich source of needed talent?

HR Times

The case for hiring the long-term unemployed. Posted by Alice Kwan and Danielle Hawkins on October 16, 2014. As of August 2014, 3 million Americans 1 of all ages, ethnicities, geographies, industries, and education and experience levels are considered long-term unemployed (LTU), meaning they have been actively seeking work for more than 27 weeks without success. The LTU apply to 3.5 Read the post. By tapping into the LTU talent pool, you can….

To Be or Not to Be: Is Retention Becoming Obsolete?

HR Daily Advisor

Employee retention is one of the most important factors contributing to the growth and success of a company. For decades retention has been viewed by HR professionals as one of, if not the leading health-indicator of an organization. So, Is Retention Obsolete?

Healthcare Professionals: Get a Pulse on Your Employee Engagement Levels

Achievers

While patient care has always been a top priority for healthcare leaders, now more than ever, the experience provided by practitioners is just as important as the treatment patients receive. The healthcare landscape has changed. Communication is critical in the modern workplace.

Top 10 Talent Trends

Cielo HR Leader

Summer is in full swing, and 2014 has reached the halfway point (albeit a couple of weeks ago, on July 1). As the year continues to race by, today we take a step back to recap the most noteworthy 2014 statistics to date. Is the skills gap self-inflicted?

How Employee Engagement Affects Your Business’s Bottom Line

Insperity

The latter are more engaged. By developing a highly engaged workforce, you can keep the talent you have, keep your customers coming back, and keep your company in the black. With job descriptions, interviews, onboarding and training, hiring new employees can be pretty pricey. That’s why increasing retention is a top priority for most businesses. It makes sense, then, for businesses to make boosting employee engagement a pivotal part of their retention efforts.

Do Companies with ‘Soul’ Do Better than Those Without?

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , consultant Josh Bersin offered research and tips on talent acquisition; today, we present his take on corporate “soul,” engagement, and The Simply Irresistible Organization®. Bersin, who is principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, offered his research and tips at the HR Tech conference, held recently in Las Vegas. Companies with “soul” experience: Much higher engagement and retention. Learn More.

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5 Factors Intensifying the Nursing Shortage

Cielo HR Leader

Nurses represent the largest segment of the U.S. Over the next six years, according to the U.S. Further, on a global level, the healthcare workforce is 7.2 Nurses are on the frontlines of healthcare. There are 5 factors in particular exacerbating the U.S.

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New Year, Same Struggle?

Cielo HR Leader

As recruiters, talent acquisition professionals and leaders in HR, we often discuss the importance of employee engagement, job satisfaction and retention. But as 2014 kicks off—if the past 365 days are any indication—morale is no longer an added bonus; it’s a business imperative.

How Stay Interviews Can Reduce Employee Turnover Rates

HRsoft

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics , four and a half years is the median amount of time employees stay with their company today. That’s a grim statistic, considering the amount of time you spend training employees. Fight the Employee Turnover Rates.

Keep New Hires From Leaving In The First 90 Days

TalentCulture

Employee turnover — especially in the first 90 days of a new hire’s tenure — costs organizations thousands of dollars per year. When you’re losing one in four new hires, all the time and resources you spent go to waste. The worst part?

Building an Effective In-House Recruitment Team

Cielo HR Leader

More and more organizations are seeking to gain greater control over the hiring process by building specialist in-house teams to take over the work traditionally done by recruitment agencies. But can an in-house function really compete with the best external consultancies? In this issue we talk to James Ryding, International Talent Acquisition Director at the entertainment giant, NBC Universal, about why he thinks the in-house option is the future for talent sourcing.

Maintain employee retention beyond the festive season

Interact-Intranet

I hope you’re enjoying the office parties with enthusiasm and reduced stress. If done right, this could gear everyone up to start the next year with a bang. Unfortunately, the holidays don’t usually play out like that. Examine why employees leave their jobs in the first place.