Heart to Heart: 7 Strategies to Improve Remote Employee Relations


Good employee relations result in lower turnover and higher productivity. It has never been more important for managers to step up their efforts to support and engage remote employees. (As Are your employees among them? Tell employees they are valuable.

5 Timeless Employee Retention Strategies That Work

Career Metis

Applying effective retention strategies within your company is key to ensuring your success. Good businesses understand the importance of maintaining employee engagement and satisfaction over a long period of time, rather than band-aid fixes. ii) Maintain Employee Connections.


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3 Ways to Use HR Data to Improve Employee Relations.


It used to be that Sales, Marketing and Operations were generally the departments knee-deep in data, but now ALL departments need to collect and leverage data in order to make informed business decisions. The same holds true for HR in terms of managing employee relations , specifically for recording trends in workplace culture, as well as for measuring employee engagement, morale and performance. 1) Engaged Employees are Good Performers.

Strategies for Employee Retention in 2020

HR Payroll Systems

Employee retention is a top priority for many companies. High rates of turnover cost a lot of money. There’s the loss of productivity as a position goes un-filled, plus lower morale if other workers have to pick up the slack. Hire the Right Fit for the Position.

Strategies for Employee Retention in 2020

HRIS Payroll Software

Employee retention is a top priority for many companies. High rates of turnover cost a lot of money. There’s the loss of productivity as a position goes un-filled, plus lower morale if other workers have to pick up the slack. Hire the Right Fit for the Position.

From Shop Steward To Today’s Employee Relations Specialist – Indirect Route Into HR.

New to HR

Often, people get wrapped up in turf wars which are destructive to both sides, rather than trying to figure out roles for both sides and create a win-win employee situation. Paul Luffman started his career in the operational side of a business and was also a Shop Steward, this quite the special HR story. Paul is also a coach and that is noticeable in the way he speaks and shares his information with you. Communication, awareness and training. Reviewing the plan.

Corporate Culture and Company Profits Are Not Mutually Exclusive

HR Bartender

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to attend the Great Place to Work conference in Dallas. And here’s why: We’re beginning to see a significant change in the labor market. Now I do understand that all of the conversation happening today about creating a best in class employment brand and building a top notch corporate culture might take this conversation on the verge of becoming corporate buzzwords or clichés. Gordon, president of The Cheesecake Factory.

This Is What Companies Do When They Are Getting Kicked by Entry-Level Turnover.

The HR Capitalist

Let''s say you''re an HR leader responsible for recruiting and retention in some entry-level parts of your company, and your turnover rate is the death of a thousand cuts. Sure, you have a great retention month every once in a while (lucky! but most months are grim when you look at turnover in those entry level positions. Commission a study of turnover? Aetna recently decided to write the check to try and buy their way out of a turnover problem.

Management training and employee retention: 6 ways to improve both


Have you considered the correlation between management training and employee retention? There is a saying that employees don’t leave jobs or companies — they leave bosses. 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.

What Your Company Can Learn by Tracking Employee Turnover


HR departments stand to gain a lot by tracking employee turnover. Valuable data can be collected and deeper insights drawn to reveal the potential source of the turnover, whether it be job dissatisfaction or other more personal reasons. This key HR metric can help companies assess and prioritize changes or adjustments to their culture or practices in order to decrease attrition and ensure retention of employees in the future.

5 Ways You’re Losing as an Employer


There’s a phenomenon that many HR nerds refer to as the employee lifecycle, and if it’s something you’re not managing, you may be losing out as an employer. The employee lifecycle refers to the various stages of relationship that an employee has with their employer. Human resources plays a key role in every aspect of the employee lifecycle. Provide interviewer training for your managers to maintain consistency and reduce risks.

4 Reasons For High Employee Turnover


Employee turnover is an element of change that directly affects your bottom line. As such, it is important to identify the motives of departing workers and devise an effective retention strategy. Here are four of the top reasons many good employees resign: 1. Paid time off (PTO). Employee engagement may sound like another corporate buzzword, but engaged employees share a number of common traits: They seek out challenging work.

The Ultimate Guide to Workplace Mentoring

Career Metis

As a good manager , you do everything you can for the good of the company, yet your employees can still get hit. Most times, your employees won’t come to you with how they feel, so you need to step in and intervene. 2) A Culture of Learning.

How Artificial Intelligence is Helping in Employee Retention


Employers will spend a staggering $680 billion is predicted to be spent on employee turnover expenditures by 2020, according to the 2018 Retention Report published by the Work Institute. It also listed the 50 most common reasons why employees decide to leave their employments. On the contrary, it is either career development and work-life balance or a combination of these two factors, which is the most frequently cited reasons.

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. Quantum Workplace’s 2013 Employee Engagement Trends Report emphasizes this trend. According to the survey, trust in senior leaders has the greatest impact on organizations’ overall level of engagement.

How to Keep Your Best Employees from Leaving

HRIS Payroll Software

Employee turnover is expensive. It’s often estimated to cost between six and nine months of the employee’s salary, but when calculating in the cost of advertising for a replacement and the onboarding process , it can end up being much more. In addition, there are time and morale costs as it can take new employees years to become as productive as those they replaced. Preventing Employee Turnover. Ask Your Employees.

What is HR’s Role in Employee Engagement?

Astron Solutions

By guest author: Josh Fechter – Josh is the co-founder and CEO of Squibler. Forbes noted him as one of “ 12 Innovative Founders To Watch And Learn From “ Maintaining employee engagement is important when businesses want to retain their employees. In fact, employee engagement is so important that every department needs to get involved. This doesn’t mean that all of your employees need to have the same personalities and assets.

Are Wellness Benefits Worth the Investment?

Astron Solutions

The Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey found that 46% of small employers and a whopping 83% of larger organizations offer some form of wellness programs. These programs generally include the following areas: smoking cessation, weight management, and. In this issue of Astronology® we look into wellness benefits to determine if they really are worth including in your employee total rewards package. Decrease in Staff Turnover.

Effectively Using Employees’ Opinions to Shape HR Strategy

Astron Solutions

Without a prompt and visible response, even the best designed employee opinion survey or exit interview process will fall prey to employee cynicism. If employees feel that management is ignoring their feedback, an effort to involve their opinions will likely cause a drop in morale. Utilizing employee opinion and exit interview data well is a challenge. Many successful human resource functions have taken a page from the book of Drs.

7 Common Work Culture Mistakes to Avoid

Career Metis

Work culture can make or break employee engagement and satisfaction. Would you want to go to work every day if you knew that the office you’re going to was demotivating and boring? This means employees have clear expectations of what work to do, goals, and are supported along the way. Keep reading if you want to learn the 7 most common work culture mistakes to avoid that will completely transform your business environment. 5) Bringing in the wrong people.

Cutting costs in retail business with talent optimization

PI Worldwide

Our recent survey of 156 CEOs uncovered that 55% of the average company’s operating expenses are employee-related costs. Across industries, hiring the right people and get the most out of those people is critical for business success—this is especially true in the retail industry. Retail has the second highest turnover rate of any industry: 13%. It costs retailers an average of $3,328 to replace an hourly store employee.

How Employee Recognition Supports Learning and Development

Semos Cloud

How Employee Recognition Supports Learning and Development . Learn how employee recognition can support learning and development in companies through specific techniques. Additional ben efit s lie , among other, in the improved employer branding. .

The #1 Reason People Leave A Job Might Surprise You


Do you know the number-one reason employees leave a job? It makes sense, and we have the research to prove it. Multiple surveys have confirmed a manager can make or break an employee’s experience. A study by employee engagement firm TinyPulse identified various behaviors impact retention, such as micromanagement and a lack of opportunities for development. Companies often promote internally, rewarding skilled employees with a move to management.

How Can HRIS Help You Identify and Utilize Employee Strengths?

HR Payroll Systems

The benefits of focusing on employees’ strengths rather than their weaknesses are becoming clear to many managers and employers. A Gallup poll agrees that focusing on strengths can give companies a boost when it comes to profit, sales, customer relations, turnover, retention, and even safety. If you’ve never tried to figure out your employee’s strengths, however, it can be tough to leverage them. HR Software (HRIS) Employee Relations

Using people analytics to improve health care performance

HR Times

Health care providers tend to lag other industries in the adoption of new business processes and technologies, and we find this to be consistent in the industry’s use of big data and analytics to improve organization performance. This is likely due to a number of factors, including the nature of health care work, tight financial margins and limited funds, and historically conservative cultures. Related links. Learn more.

Opinion: Why ‘bad’ data can be good news for your organisation


When HR professionals talk about data analytics , generally they focus on the good stuff. But every employer is at a different point in their data journey; some we work with have very little or even no people data to draw on at all, while others use a balanced scorecard to identify their financial, internal, customer, learning and growth metrics. For example, in our field of dispute resolution, a commonly cited financial metric is staff turnover.

Guest post: Social Business and HR, Part 1 — Online Reputation Management in the Context of HR

Ohio Employer's Law

Mike will be joining us for a three-part series over the next three months to share his thoughts on the social business and human resources. Today is Part 1: Online Reputation Management in the Context of HR. First, as a first-time guest author on the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog, thanks to Jon Hyman for the chance to speak to you from a different perspective. I’ve been teaching social tech for 5 years, primarily in the insurance vertical.

HR Advice for Small and Medium Businesses

HR Partner

Most small and many medium sized businesses have to figure out the Human Resources side of business as they go along. . We surveyed hundreds of HR consultants to find out the most crucial HR advice for small and medium businesses that they most frequently find themselves giving.

What Are the Most Important Onboarding Forms?

ExactHire HR Trends

You’re one of the few employers that recognizes that turnover is costly and mostly preventable. An effective onboarding process—complete with the most important onboarding forms—is the first step to creating productive, long-term employees.

Using people analytics to improve health care performance


Health care providers tend to lag other industries in the adoption of new business processes and technologies, and we find this to be consistent in the industry’s use of big data and analytics to improve organization performance. This is likely due to a number of factors, including the nature of health care work, tight financial margins and limited funds, and historically conservative cultures. Related links. Learn more.

What is HR Data Analytics & How Do We Leverage It?

Ultimate Software

Data is now the most valuable currency in the world. But in contrast to the murky ethics of sourcing and selling consumer-driven data , leveraging internal HR data analytics to make better workforce decisions has been a key Human Resources best practice for decades. As technology has improved, so has our ability to analyze employee-related factors and improve business outcomes. From Data Reporting to Prediction: A Retention Case Study.

People Quality Makes For Picture Perfect Business


“All I know is that sometimes the truth is contrary — everything in life you thought you knew.” Without doing the math and coloring them in, you can still tell what most of them are. But that’s no fun when you’re six, just learning addition and loving to color pictures like my oldest daughter does. And no matter how many times you complete the color by number pictures, the vibrant stories remain valid and reliable. About the Author: Kevin W.

Here’s the Ticket to Employee Satisfaction

Best Money Moves

In the Best Money Moves Roundup, we run down the latest news on job satisfaction, communication, compensation and retention. Results from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)’s survey show that it was close, but respect beat salary by 4 percent points when it comes to job satisfaction. Alarmingly, only 38 percent of employees are satisfied with how their company treats employees. Be proactive about retention.

Boomerang employees: tips for hiring and onboarding


Have you considered hiring “boomerang employees?” ” These are former employees who left your company and are seeking to return – usually at a more senior position. Why you should rehire boomerang employees. Former employees are great for talent retention.

Show Me the Money: The ROI of Employee Engagement - DecisionWise


Employee engagement drives individual performance in an organization, but do companies with more engaged employees out-perform those with a less-engaged workforce? Can the company show a stronger financial performance and operational efficiency with engaged employees? If not, then employee engagement is just another time-wasting hoax for executives to deal with until the HR department comes up with a bigger-and-better distraction to throw their way.

HR Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017


For many years, Human Resources has been viewed as the department that simply processes payroll and manages benefits. However, the roles and responsibilities of HR have evolved, HR professionals now play a much larger role in developing their organization’s strategy. With HR securing a more prominent seat in the boardroom, we wanted to further understand the mentality of HR professionals in the Health and Human Service industry.

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What is HR Analytics?


When one hears of the term ‘human resources,’ they automatically think of that section of the organization which handles hiring and extending jobs to potential employees. Not many know that the functions of an HR team extend much beyond what is general knowledge.