Why We Still Can’t Get Career Development Right

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Work Institute’s 2019 Retention Report reprises a familiar refrain: “Career development continues to be the leading cause of employee turnover in the US.” What do you wish to accomplish and contribute?

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well organizations are meeting employees’ development expectations. Employee development. Retention.

How Do You Improve Employee Retention?

Best Money Moves

If you want to know how to improve employee retention, you need to know why employees quit and Work Institute’s exit interview gives you a great place to start. Roughly 30 percent of employees will leave their jobs in 2018 to work somewhere else.

Training Decisions Have Real Bottom-Line Growth [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

You know, when organizations are thinking about what they’ve accomplished during the current year and the goals they want to achieve in the upcoming year. Not only is it great for performance, but it helps to create the budget. Turnover is expensive.

People, HR & Analytics

Speaker: Rodney B. Bolton SPHR, CEO, HR BIZZ

HR analytics empower organizations to use employee data to make better working decisions and improve performance in areas such as attracting top talent, accurately forecasting future staffing needs, and improving employee satisfaction.

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. It may help to model other successful organizations.

Steps to take when your turnover rate is enviably low

Stratus

True story: some companies have low turnover rates. Crickets and blank stares are what I usually get — because why would anyone want to “do something” when they already have a good thing going? So here’s the answer: the average turnover rate across all industries in the U.S. If you’re relying on good luck and intuition alone to keep employees in place, eventually that turnover rate is going to catch up with you. How turnover costs your company.

How Managers Can Improve Employee Engagement & Retention

Inpower Coaching

A combination of decreasing employee engagement, increasing turnover and fewer skilled candidates available, is making it tough for companies to get the right resources. Research shows that organizations with higher employee engagement enjoy higher employee retention.

How To Have Employees That Never Leave

Get Hppy

Hire the right person and they are more likely to stay; hire the wrong one and they will likely leave at some point. You want an employee who has the capability to execute your strategy and live your values. “How can I help” leadership. Career development plans.

Keys to Successful Employee Recruitment and Retention

Astron Solutions

Employee recruitment and retention are hot topics in the world of Human Resources. In executing their duties, HR professionals every day address a number of recruitment and retention myths. Meeting these needs does not have to be an expensive undertaking.

How to Provide the Best Professional Development Opportunities

Bonusly

It's fascinating to watch workplace trends shift in the modern economy. Where companies once focused on squeezing the most productivity out of employees, their focus has shifted to attracting and retaining employees in a market rife with opportunities. Defining professional development.

Top Reasons for High Turnover Rates (And How to Lower Them)

Zenefits

Ask any HR Manager about their company’s greatest asset, and they are likely to give you the same answer. Unfortunately, many companies are facing the challenge of doing just that– as turnover rates rise employers are experiencing a record number of job vacancies without enough qualified candidates to fill them. The vacant job problem is greater today than it has ever been, one of the main factors being high employee turnover rates. Career Development.

Full Circle Data Collection: An Approach for Reducing Turnover

SMD

It’s important that you collect information from employees from the time they first speak with a recruiter and begin working (entrance survey), to their first few months on the job (onboarding), through their years working at the company (engagement survey) to when they leave (exit survey).

Full Circle Data Collection: An Approach for Reducing Turnover

SMD

It’s important that you collect information from employees from the time they first speak with a recruiter and begin working (entrance survey), to their first few months on the job (onboarding), through their years working at the company (engagement survey) to when they leave (exit survey).

While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed

15Five

This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars. Employees in today’s knowledge-worker economy don’t respond well to techniques like command and control leadership or micromanagement. Click To Tweet.

Management training and employee retention: 6 ways to improve both

Insperity

Have you considered the correlation between management training and employee retention? And while no one wants to work for a tyrant, most people aren’t inherently malicious. Instead, everyday situations, like the way a manager reacts under pressure or how tactfully feedback is provided, have consequences. It can either chip away at morale and destroy productivity, or the manager can inspire the team to work harder and persevere.

8 Top Employee Retention Factors

Vantage Circle

Employee retention refers to the ability of an organization to retain its employees. Good organizations not only hire the best talents but also know how to retain them for a longer period of time. When these skilled employees walk out of the door, it becomes difficult to find good replacements. High turnover not only affects an organization’s bottom line but also is a costly process. And it is often more difficult to train new employees.

How to use science to understand and transform your culture

InforHCM

Talent Acquisition strategies traditionally align HR with the business, but is there more to consider? This has shown to be especially true with the Millennial generation. Understanding loyal performers ties back to who they are behaviorally.

How to improve your employee onboarding process

cipHR

Want to create a better experience for your new starters? Read our guide to creating a better employee onboarding process. Good onboarding also contributes to improved staff retention: employees are 69% more likely to stay with a company for three years if they experience great onboarding, according to a recent survey. Ready to take your onboarding strategy to the next level? 6. Regularly review and refine how you onboard new people.

For Effective Employee Onboarding, Don’t Just Focus On Your Company

15Five

Every year more than 25% of the working population moves to a new company. How can employee onboarding make a difference? The traditional onboarding approach is often a one-way relationship focused on bringing the new hire up to speed on the company. Click To Tweet.

How to manage millennials effectively and keep them engaged at work

HR Management

Workplaces are fast becoming (for some) a vehicle for earning more money to pay for a lifestyle of smashed avocado and green smoothies, investment properties whilst living at home with mum and dad, holidays to Bali and Byron and buying the latest sports car. We are less settled and flexible around our willingness to work hard for a lower salary. The use of social networking and social media seems to better engage this younger workforce. Times have changed.

4 Tips for Understanding and Attracting an Evolving Workforce

HR Daily Advisor

There’s a different workforce evolving – driven by a new set of values than the candidates who came before them – and their approach to job hunting is different from anything we’ve seen in the past. Where can you start in order to do that?

How Your Succession Plan Can Improve Your Retention and Company Culture

Insperity

The top reason employees stay with a company is they feel challenged by their work, according to an Aberdeen report. Thirty-four percent reported that they are sticking with their current employer because they foresee an opportunity to be part of the future growth of the company.

Key to Sustainable Success: Developing Middle Managers

Everwise

According to census data , retirement rates will increase significantly as the US workforce ages over the next 10 years, resulting in a vacuum within today’s middle management. We’ve established that mid-level managers are critically important to your organization’s success.

How to Boost Profits with a Cloud-Based Learning Management System

InfinityHR

Many of your clients in small to large enterprises have a need for a learning management system (LMS), they just might not realize it yet. How do we know this? Well, let’s ask a few questions first to help determine if your clients even have a need for one.

Performance Management Trends for 2019

HR Morning

In a field as dynamic and fast-changing as HR, the new year is seeing HR teams trying new approaches that include recent scientific insights, productivity research and technology developments. Managers are expected to coach employees to help them realize potential.

How to Use People Analytics and Recognition to Strengthen Culture

Bonusly

Data and analytics are the next big thing in HR, but do you really know how to implement your findings in meaningful ways? Management guru” David Ulrich took a meta approach to this problem by applying analytics to assess the impact of analytics.

What Reasons Are You Giving Your Employees To Stay?

TalentGuard

What Reasons Are You Giving Your Employees To Stay? At the same time, new jobs are being added to the economy every month – 263,000 were recorded in April, exceeding all forecasts and making staff retention the focus for 2019. But as employers scramble to recruit new talent or simply hold on to the people they have, they are missing one vital piece of the jigsaw. But the solution is in their hands: provide the training needed to get the workers they want.’.

How to elevate the importance of employee training Four tips to make training a priority in your organization

Visibility Software HR

Recently, we highlighted five common workplace training and development challenges employers face in 2019. One of those challenges sounds the simplest but is one of the most difficult to address—making training and development (T&D) a priority.

Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up

HR Morning

As you know, employee engagement is an important factor in how well organizations function. But how important is it, really? By making efforts to keep your people engaged, you will maximize your human capital investment and witness your efforts being repaid exponentially.

13 HR Stats That Will Make You Lose Sleep This Halloween

Achievers

Look through the unsettling stats below and take them to heart, if you want to keep the horror tales at the haunted house and not in your HR office. To retain your most talented workers, the stats say you have to do more than just be considerate and reasonable.

How to elevate the importance of employee training Four tips to make training a priority in your organization

Visibility Software HR

. Recently, we highlighted five common workplace training and development challenges employers face in 2019. One of those challenges sounds the simplest but is one of the most difficult to address—making training and development (T&D) a priority. Here we consider four ways to elevate the importance of employee T&D standing in your organization, and back them up with some facts about the value of the exercise. . Use it as a recruiting and retention tool.

[Report] 3 New Global HR Trends from Globoforce & RES Forum

Globoforce

Do these trends in employee recognition, performance management, retention, and engagement look different outside of the U.S.? Click here to download a copy of the full report. Employee retention/turnover (51%). How are these companies budgeting for recognition programs?

13 HR Stats That Will Make You Lose Sleep This Halloween

Achievers

Look through the unsettling stats below and take them to heart, if you want to keep the horror tales at the haunted house and not in your HR office. To retain your most talented workers, the stats say you have to do more than just be considerate and reasonable.

How Your Succession Plan Can Improve Your Retention and Company Culture

Insperity

The top reason employees stay with a company is they feel challenged by their work, according to an Aberdeen report. Thirty-four percent reported that they are sticking with their current employer because they foresee an opportunity to be part of the future growth of the company. When you create a succession plan that showcases growth opportunities and challenges your employees to do more, they have a more positive outlook on their future at your company. You need to ask.