Employee Turnover: It’s Time to Focus on Retention

Hireology

Employee turnover is one of the most difficult challenges businesses face when running a people services operation. Imagine having to turn new clients away due to employee turnover and staffing shortages. Retention, what’s the big deal? Attract Blog Healthcare

3 Employee Retention Best Practices

Achievers - Recruiting

We’ve all faced retention struggles : turnover, absenteeism, low morale and sluggish productivity. Here are the most effective employee retention best practices that reinforce productive behaviors and deepen job satisfaction. According to Achievers’ Employee Engagement and Retention Report , 90 percent of workers said that they are more likely to stay at ac company that takes and acts on feedback.

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3 Ways to Reduce Hourly Worker Turnover

Payactiv

Turnover costs American companies $1 trillion yearly, and replacing just one employee can cost as much as twice the worker’s yearly salary. The post 3 Ways to Reduce Hourly Worker Turnover appeared first on PayActiv.

How to Protect Your Company from High Employee Turnover

Achievers

Every manager and HR professional views employee turnover as a headache, but do you actually know how expensive and damaging it can be to your organization? One Catalyst estimate states that turnover-related costs amount to 12 percent of pre-tax income for a typical company; and these figures don’t begin to describe the internal stress created when someone quits, or the hit your brand can take if a disgruntled departing worker shares their displeasure on social media.

Engage Blog: Top 10 HR Blogs of 2016

Achievers

Social Media & Blog Manager, Achievers. For Achievers and the Engage Blog, 2016 was extremely eventful. Here on the Engage Blog, readers enjoyed a wide variety of HR topics in 2016. Trending topics ranged from employee turnover and talent management challenges to top company perks and thought leadership on the hot topic of employee engagement. To recap the hottest HR themes from last year, we’ve compiled our top 10 blogs of 2016. By: Kellie Wong.

3 ways to address – and correct – turnover

PeopleStrategy

Turnover is a reality of every business. While periodic change can be beneficial to growth, unexpected or constant turnover is a serious problem. Today, we’ll explore three ways to help cut down on turnover and examine how they can bolster your bottom line. Improving employee retention helps you reduce the costs associated with hiring new employees. Benefits represent an excellent method through which to reduce the likelihood of turnover.

Tips to Lower Staff Turnover

Astron Solutions

In this Astronology®, we will discuss the factors that make low staff turnover difficult to achieve, as well as tips to keep turnover at lower levels. Steven Dashiell highlighted some insights on the increase in turnover, as reported by the Glassdoor survey, in an RPO Voice blog: Top employees are already employed. Is staff turnover a major concern in your organization in the foreseeable future, whether organization-wide or in certain roles or departments?

Ask a Recruiter: How do you improve employee retention in an industry with high turnover rates?

Workable

There’s always a war for talent, but it’s especially high stakes in industries such as hospitality, where we’ve seen high turnover rates. To combat this, you should evolve your recruiting strategy with a primary focus on employee retention. Disillusionment or lack of clarity around job roles can have a negative effect on turnover rates. Employee retention doesn’t depend only on the job ads you write or the benefits you offer. Ask a Recruiter Blog

Healthcare Employee Turnover…in Your Graves

HealthcareSource

Don’t let healthcare employee turnover lead your talent management career to an early grave. The post Healthcare Employee Turnover…in Your Graves appeared first on HealthcareSource Blog. Employee Engagement Employee Retention Employee TurnoverRead this cautionary tale and learn how to overcome this challenge.

4 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded High-Turnover Rate

Achievers

The cost of employee turnover is outrageously high. High turnover is one of the major red flags job seekers look for when considering a new employment opportunity. Going beyond these types of “job well done” gestures, making sure top performing employees are appropriately compensated is the most important factor in employee retention. To learn more about employee turnover, check out the blog post How to Spot Who’s Going to Quit Next. . .

How HR Can Tackle Turnover Rates

DATIS

Employee retention is on the minds of top executives in the Health and Human Services industry, as organizations continue to search for ways to keep employee satisfaction levels high and turnover rates low. However, nobody is more eager to find an effective retention solution than Human Resources. When asked to specify their organization’s current turnover rate, an alarming 40% of HR professionals admitted that their organization is facing a turnover rate of 20% or higher.

The True Cost of Turnover for Human Service Organizations

DATIS

Unfortunately, this industry is notorious for high turnover rates, with organizations often reaching turnover as high as 40%. While all industries experience turnover and its internal impact on culture and employee morale, there are several factors that make high turnover particularly threatening to the success of the Human Service organizations. Consequently, high turnover results in a significant financial loss. Combating High Turnover.

A Blog with a story

EverFi - HR

Sexual harassment impacts hiring and retention. Employees are less likely to stay in a toxic environment, and recent research by HR.COM and EVERFI shows that employee turnover is one of the largest impacts of toxic work environments. .

How To Calculate Employee Turnover and Retention Rates

ForUsAll

Your goal: figure out the specific calculations for important employment metrics like turnover rate and retention rate. Use these links to get straight to the information you need: How to Calculate Employee Turnover Rate. How to Calculate Employee Turnover Cost. How to Calculate Employee Retention Rate. An Important Note About Calculating Employee Turnover and Retention Rates. Compare Your Employee Turnover Rate to 2018 Industry Averages.

11 Easy Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover

Bonusly

Employee turnover has a major impact on your organization's trajectory, but if you're having trouble with it, you're not alone. Even the best companies struggle with turnover. In this post, we’ll examine employee turnover: what it is, why it costs so much, and how to reduce it. Voluntary vs. involuntary turnover. From a broad perspective, there are two categories of employee turnover: voluntary and involuntary. Healthy vs. unhealthy turnover.

Succession Planning for Employee Engagement and Retention - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Career development is often cited as a top reason for employee turnover. Succession planning is arguably just as important for the future of your company as it is for employee engagement and retention. Conversely, if employees don’t have any interest in moving into your critical roles, engagement and retention will suffer. Your employees will appreciate you investing in their futures, boosting engagement and retention levels as a result.

3 powerful ways to improve your employee retention rate

Achievers

Beyond compensation, your employee retention strategies should factor in the total rewards package you offer, the quality of your leadership, and the power of your social recognition strategies. Making sure your employees are thoroughly engaged should be a key step in your employee retention strategy. Health insurance coverage and paid vacation time are considered standard, so going above and beyond that minimum can go a long way toward improving your retention rate.

10 HR Topics No One Should Blog about Any More

What is Paul Thinking

I have tried for my entire 11 year blogging journey to write good posts – not just 300 words that add very little value. I refuse to take too much time out of my “life” to post to a blog. I don’t want my raison d’être to become 500 words and a funny image on a blog. You can’t hug a blog subscription or a retweet. Blogging is Now Simply ReHash. 10 HR Topics No One Should Blog about Any More. This is one of those “apology” posts.

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. Retention of valued employees makes good business sense. This blog presents a relatively simple machine learning approach, using R, to harnessing workforce data to understand a company’s employee turnover, and predict future employee turnover before it happens so that actions can be taken now, before it’s too late.

How to improve your restaurant turnover rate

Workable

The numbers, too, confirm that the restaurant turnover rate is a big challenge for employers and recruiters in hospitality. Add to that the industry’s overall high turnover rate , and you’ll come across the challenge: employers in hospitality need to attract and hire even more candidates if they want to cover their business needs and replace those who quit. Let’s see how industry experts tackle these challenges and get some tips on how to combat employee turnover in restaurants: 1.

How to Combat a High Turnover Rate - Sapling Blog

Sapling

Given the competitive talent landscape, employee turnover rate is one of the most important HR metrics to track, analyze, and optimize. The average United States employer spends $4000 and 24 days to hire a new employee, and the total cost of turnover is estimated at 33 percent of the employee’s base pay once everything is factored in.An average turnover rate around 10 percent is considered healthy to maintain an influx of fresh ideas, but often varies by industry or role.

3 Types of Employee Turnover – Which One Matters Most?

Outmatch

If the constant battle to reduce employee turnover makes your head hurt, you’re not alone. Business leaders are looking to HR to deliver big results, but sweeping statements from the boardroom, like “REDUCE TURNOVER OR ELSE,” leave your team with an enormous task ahead of them. The first thing to understand is that not all turnover is bad. 3 Types of Turnover. How to Stop Regrettable Turnover.

Launch Bold Employee Retention Programs That Work: Avoid Copycat HR

Visier

Today — at a time when hiring, new job creation, and voluntary turnover are all at 5-year highs — there is no shortage of examples of CEOs making bold (albeit more “gentle”) talent policy moves: In the wake of high-profile announcements about unlimited vacations and $70,000 annual minimum wage , the CEO of Boxed revealed that he will pay the college tuition for the children of his employees. Prove the retention problem.

Auto Dealership Jobs: The True Cost of Service Technician Turnover

Hireology

Below is an overview of the various costs associated with service technician turnover. And when your dealership is short staffed on service workers – whether from turnover, lack of quality job applicants or, as was recently the case in the Chicago area, a service technician strike – you’ll end up having to turn away business. Automotive Blog Automotive Hiring Employee Retention Hiring Auto Technicians

Driving me crazy: How bad commutes affect employee retention

Achievers

When we think about the issues that most affect employee happiness and turnover, we often overlook a major factor that actually takes place outside the office: the quality and length of an employee’s commute. Just ask this letter-writer to the Ask a Manager blog who doesn’t understand why potential employers should care about her 2-hour commute. The post Driving me crazy: How bad commutes affect employee retention appeared first on The Employee Success Blog.

Why Employee Turnover Can Be Good for Your Dealership

Hireology

A low employee turnover rate is often considered a sign of a successful business and strong management. But if it means low-performing employees are sticking around your dealership, a lack of turnover can do more harm than good – and cause your profits to take a hit. Rather than focusing on complete employee retention, your dealership should have a purposeful turnover strategy to replace employees who aren’t meeting your expectations.

How to Reduce Turnover

Reviewsnap

Turnover is inevitable in every company. Instead of losing a valuable team member and going through the process of hiring and training someone new, you can reduce employee turnover by following the tips outlined in this article. Another way to reduce turnover is to set clear expectations for each individual employee in your company. While promoting from within helps with retention, employees may lack the skills to move into a senior role.

How to analyze the reasons behind your high staff turnover

Achievers

Staff turnover can be damaging to your organization, and you can only tackle this problem by identifying and changing its main causes. A properly conducted exit interview can yield a goldmine of information to help reduce future turnover. The people who currently work for you are experts on the factors most likely to lead to future turnover in your organization. Employee Retention employee retention

Power Up Your Employee Retention Strategies

Emergenetics International

Turnover doesn’t just impact morale and productivity. The post Power Up Your Employee Retention Strategies appeared first on Emergenetics International Blog. Blog Business Challenges Emergenetics Communication employee development employee engagement team building workforce developmentLosing high performing employees is difficult for managers, teams and your overall organization.

Is Employee Burnout Causing Turnover? Four Steps to Find Out

Outmatch

That’s right— turnover. Some turnover may be healthy , but when your turnover rate gets too high, it can cost your company big. For more tips on identifying and preventing burnout, watch our webinar: How to Prevent Burnout Before it becomes a Turnover Problem. The post Is Employee Burnout Causing Turnover? Blog Employee Engagement Employee Retention Turnover

How to Calculate Employee Turnover

HRsoft

Analyzing employee turnover can be painful but necessary. As you probably already know, the costs associated with turnover can be damaging for any organization. If you’re not already analyzing turnover data, you can use this quick guide to figure out how to calculate employee turnover. Or, if you’re pretty aware about the turnover rate in your company but just want make sure you’re on the right track, you can use this information as a little refresher.

The Real Cost of Employee Turnover

HR Cloud

Employee turnover is never desirable, but, unfortunately, it's becoming more and more prevalent. This high turnover rate costs businesses huge sums of money every year. In this blog post, you'll learn three top ways to better retain your talent. Human Resources RetentionThe latest studies suggest that the average employee tenure is about four and a half years. What can your company do to combat this alarming trend?

The Cost of Employee Turnover

HRsoft

As a matter of fact, the more specialized a position is, the higher the cost of employee turnover. To understand how deeply turnover affects the welfare and sustainability of an organization, it is important to analyze the following: Recruitment – Finding, interviewing, and onboarding a new employee is long and tedious process. In fact, hiring expenses happen to be the largest contributor to turnover costs. The post The Cost of Employee Turnover appeared first on HRsoft.

Trust in Leadership Affects Employee Retention #EWS2014

The People Equation

I’m a sponsored blog partner with Spherion (a staffing and recruiting organization) and am participating in the release of findings from Spherion’s 2014 Emerging Workforce Study. Spherion created the graphic below to represent the various issues in the “employment life cycle”, which include attraction, recruitment, engagement, retention, advocacy and leadership. My second post looked at the interconnection between the elements advocacy, retention and leadership.

Stuck In a Turnover Rut? Try These Innovative Employee Retention Tools

HRsoft

High turnover rates can be a nightmare for HR, and the impact resonates across other areas of an organization as well. To combat the complications resulting from a high rate of departing employees, managers and HR professionals are seeking out innovative employee retention tools. If your retention rates could use a boost, consider implementing one or more of the creative employee retention solutions below: Create a Mentorship Program to Increase Employee Retention.

Why Does Your Company Have Such High Turnover?

AbelHR

In our last blog, we touched on the adage that “employees don’t leave bad companies, they leave bad managers.” However, extrapolating that to an entire organization, Gallup notes that the overall annual turnover rate was 26.3% million per year to account for employee turnover and replacement. Luckily, there’s much you can do to stave off burn out, including heading it off before it becomes an issue (as detailed in an earlier blog post).

Tips for Communicating Turnover Insights to Leadership

HRsoft

Calculating turnover can be time-consuming, but to make it truly worth your while, you must find a compelling way to present your findings to leadership. To clearly communicate your company’s turnover metrics, be sure to relay the information in a way that executives will appreciate. How to Use the Cost of Turnover Metric. After these findings have been made, the organization can begin a dialogue on how the cost of turnover metric should be used.

How High Employee Turnover Hurts Your Company

TalentCulture

High employee turnover hurts the business bottom line. Lost knowledge, training costs, interviewing costs, and recruitment costs all add up, and companies cannot afford to ignore the long term implications high employee turnover has on the success of the business. Employee retention strategies begin right from when the new employee steps through the door. 7% turnover rate per year. To do this, clearly track turnover by each quarter.

How Recognition Supports Retention

Madison

With employee recognition programs generally funded at 1% (or more), it’s important to understand and be able to explain how they impact worker retention and productivity, corporate revenues, and customer loyalty. Let me start by framing the value recognition plays against mounting employee retention challenges. As the economy shifts into a new gear, employee retention has become the number one issue for growing businesses. Why the acute focus on employee retention?

Why is Employee Retention Important?

HRsoft

Employee retention is perhaps one of the most important factors that contributes to the growth and success of a company. The answer to boosting employee retention lies in engagement! Negative Impacts of Employee Turnover: A mid-level employee that leaves a company can cost up to 150% of the worker’s annual salary to be replaced. Frequent turnover not only impacts the morale of a company, it also undermines the loyalty of the company.