Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem


What’s the biggest problem when it comes to employee turnover? No one owns retention! At many companies, when turnover rises executives point to HR to fix it – whose plate is already overflowing with terminations, payroll, benefits management, and back-fill recruiting.

Why signing bonuses won’t save transportation’s talent shortage

PI Worldwide

The current school of thought is to offer signing bonuses. With several of the biggest names in the game offering sign-on bonuses—and money being a strong motivator to start driving—this seems like a good solution. Signing bonuses aren’t a sustainable solution to the transportation talent shortage. Increasing bonuses for drivers will eventually cause freight prices to rise, which will cost these businesses their customers.

3 Reasons Why Incentive Programs Fail to Increase Field Productivity

Rallyware for Human Resources

In order to keep workforces engaged and drive their continuous growth, companies need to thoroughly approach the development of impactful incentive programs. What kinds of incentives drive field productivity in 2019? How to ensure that your company provides the right incentives.

How to Diminish Employee Turnover: Modeling Elite Companies

Effortless HR

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, the average company experiences turnover at an annual rate of 19%, which can cost each company 20-40% of an employee’s salary in pursuit and training of their replacement.

How Healthcare Employers Can Overcome Unprecedented Turnover


How Healthcare Employers Can Overcome Unprecedented Turnover Oct. It’s not just your organization — turnover is rampant across healthcare employers. The challenge for healthcare HR is to improve their own organizations to improve retention.

More Results from the Recruiting and Retention Survey—Onboarding and Retaining Practices

HR Daily Advisor

In yesterday’s Advisor , we presented results from our 2014 Recruiting and Retention Survey. Today, more findings from this timely study, including practices for new hires and preferred methods of retention. Retention. Incentives such as bonuses and profit-sharing.

Recruiting Deserves More Respect In Your Business Strategy


When you think of recruiting, do you think of sales or marketing? In my career, I’ve worked in and with marketing, sales, recruiting, and communications. And what I know is that most people don’t think about recruiting — at all. Your recruiters are on the front-line.

2017 Annual Recruiting Survey

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2017 Annual Recruiting Survey in January 2017. Recruiting is one of the hottest issues for HR professionals (and recruiters, of course) largely thanks to an improving economy and low unemployment rates. How Do You Recruit?

The Best Employee Retention Articles and Resources from Across the Web


High turnover to contend with? Revitalizing your employee retention can be a daunting undertaking, but we’re here to help. Here are all the employee retention articles and resources you’ll need to get informed, get inspired, and get going. General Employee Retention Articles.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture


HR departments, which are challenged to recruit and retain the best people, are the prime movers for implementing a recognition culture that motivates and rewards employees them with essential psychological rewards that extend far beyond material incentives. This is proven by organisations with the most effective recognition strategies have 31 percent lower turnover rates due to voluntary migration of staff members.

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent


Given what is at stake here, why wouldn’t you utilize every tool available to recruit, attract and retain the top qualified candidates in today’s market? Using advanced HR technology and recruiting software . Will your HR executives get “ghosted” by top talent this year?

Are You Supporting Your Remote Employees?

Ultimate Software

Bloom, an economics professor at Stanford University, remote employees were found to have increased productivity by 13 percent and decreased turnover by 50 percent. Cash bonuses for not checking email or doing anything work-related while on vacation.

BLR’s 2017–2018 Pay Budget and Variable Pay Survey

HR Daily Advisor

2017 Bonuses. last year) paid bonuses to their exempt employees in 2017, with 18.4% (up from 15.7% last year) of those surveyed awarded bonuses to their hourly workers, with 21.6% last year) rewarded their nonmanagement exempt employees with bonuses at the same level.

How to Retain Young Talent in a Job-Hopping Culture

ACI Specialty Benefits

This kind of turnover comes with a cost: Companies lose time, money, and business with each lost employee. The effects are well known: At a cost to the company of about $4,000 for each new hire, it’s more expensive to recruit, hire, and train new employees than to retain existing talent.

Top priorities for HR due diligence in a corporate transaction

Bersin with Deloitte

These one-time costs could include severance, retention, equity awards, transaction bonuses, recruiting, non-compliance, and HR integration or stand-up costs. Retention concerns. Posted by Joseph Walker and Kenny MacDonald on June 21, 2019.

Invest in Your Bottom Line: Financial Wellness in the Workplace


As with getting large groups of people to do anything, it’s wise to set up a system of incentives. You can't force an employee to comply with a financial wellness program, so we see incentives used more frequently. Those incentives can range from small, one-time bonuses to subsidized sessions with a financial planner." ( SHRM ). Nearly 80% believe offering a student loan repayment program would support talent recruitment.

Employee Referrals: A Players, Diversity Hiring, and Key Benefits


Employee referrals are not a new topic in the HR and recruiting space. While virtually all companies say they encourage diversity, and the evidence for diversity as a business performance enhancement is clear, the question remains – how can we source and recruit a diverse workforce? Referrals are the most powerful tool in recruiting. Even offering financial incentives to employees for referrals is still a small price to pay for creating an army of talent scouts.

Tackling Total Rewards: A System for Communicating Employee Benefits

ClearCompany HRM

As the talent acquisition market heats up and retention flies to the forefront of HR Pros’ minds, a total rewards statement can be a powerful tool during performance reviews or when making counter-offers. Short-Term Incentive Pay. Health Incentive Programs. Holiday bonuses.

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4 Questions HR Leaders Need to Ask About Holiday Workers Now


Instead of copying others, you need to identify where you will gain the most advantage from adding to the costs of your workforce — whether it’s by investing in employee perks or weekly retention bonuses.

The Pillars of an Effective Compensation Management Process


And, according to research, the majority of candidates want to hear about salary first when they’re working with recruiters. Bonuses, merit pay, stock options, travel allowances, and benefits should all be part of your recruitment strategy within your overall compensation plan.

What Millennials Really Want from Employers


Shortly after, 44% valued competitive wages and financial incentives, while 35% felt that good training and development programs were essential. Talent Management Workplace Culture and Innovation business employee retention Management Millennials talent strategy

Five Steps to Simplify Your Compensation Program

Astron Solutions

Step 4: Eliminate merit or pay-for-performance programs tied to base pay and instead allow for a bonus / incentive system that focuses more on outcomes and results. Bonuses represent an amount of pay that is ‘at risk’ every year.

The Millennial Surge: How Direct Selling Companies Should Adapt

Rallyware for Human Resources

Talent shortage , competitive markets, and disruptive technologies are not the only threats that stand in the way of recruiting and retaining millennials. Consequently, direct selling companies should take care of both financial and non-financial incentives. For example, AdvoCare , a DS company that sells dietary supplements, has recently introduced the Champion’s Pathway aimed at recognizing the achievements of its distributors by granting them various bonuses.

What it Takes to Build a High-Performance Workforce

Get Hppy

How is your recruiting strategy doing? The next time you are in need of new employees, systematically conduct the recruiting process. According to Digitalist magazine , many of top performers with critical skills are at “high-retention-risk” category.

Nonprofit Employee Compensation: Understanding the Essentials

Astron Solutions

Compensation strategies should lay foundations for sustainable growth by encouraging employee retention and long-term engagement. We’ve outlined plenty of tips for lowering staff turnover in a previous Astronology? Debunking Nonprofit Employee Compensation and Retention Myths.

The Compensation “Off-Season”


5 ways to win at recruiting and retaining top talent. What professional sports teams focus on during the off-season are strategies for recruiting and retaining talent through the draft and other methods in order to have successful outcomes–winning. That is, during the “off-season,” when high speed focused tasks are completed, plan for being winners in recruiting and retaining high quality talent through effective compensation programs. Review turnover.

Commute time affects employee performance


For instance, one element many companies don't consider is the effects of a long commute on employee retention. Many companies have noted a long commute leads to increased turnover. Identifying turnover problems.

3 Performance Management Best Practices for Healthcare


Healthcare organizations see an average turnover of about 30 percent in employees’ first year, according to the HealthcareSource Blog. Focus on Retention, Growth. Tie pay increases, bonuses, training, promotions, etc., 3 Performance Management Best Practices for Healthcare Sep.

8 Influential Employee Engagement Trends for 2019


In the workplace, diversity is about representing different backgrounds in organizational processes, including recruiting, hiring, and advancement. In a recent pay and benefits survey , 76 percent of respondents chose a flexible work schedule as the best incentive their employer could offer.

Time To Talk About Pay!

Affinity HR Group

Recruiting new employees and retaining current employees was a difficult task for many employers during 2018. It’s common to give new employees an increase after 6 months, but some employers are giving an increase after 3 months and another after 9 months to increase retention.

Talent and HR News Weekly Update: Employee Recognition Trends


This week’s curated articles will get you thinking more about employee recognition and its link back to productivity, retention and more. Numerous studies demonstrate “that when companies include employee recognition as a line-item, employee behavior increases across engagement, productivity, retention, customer service, and morale.” According to a global survey of more than 1,000 executives, non-financial incentives can be a more effective motivator than financial incentives.

Googlers Pass on Massive Payouts


But the business’s “unusual compensation system that awarded supersized payouts based on the project’s value” has helped contribute to its retention struggles, notes Bloomberg. “By Can you have too much of a good thing?

Time To Talk About Pay!

Affinity HR Group

Recruiting new employees and retaining current employees was a difficult task for many employers during 2018. It’s common to give new employees an increase after 6 months, but some employers are giving an increase after 3 months and another after 9 months to increase retention. This can be particularly effective with entry level employees, where turnover during the first 6 months of employment frequently exceeds 50%.

Why HR is Important – Even for Startups

marenated HR

It’s difficult to manage the paperwork, the compliance forms, even something as (seemingly) simple as recruiting and hiring becomes another burden. Higher Retention Rates. So when it comes to hiring, having an HR team in place will help reduce turnover due to personal conflicts.

Employees on the Brink: What’s their breaking Point? - Sapling Blog


To reduce turnover, let your employees know that you value them as a part of your team, that they play a role in your success and that you are grateful for the contributions they make. We all wish for employees who wake up in the morning saying “Wow, I get to go to work today!”