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What is Voluntary Turnover? Meaning, Causes, and Calculation

CuteHR

Did you know? According to an ADP Research Institute research done in 2015-2016, the majority of sectors fell within the voluntary turnover 60-70 % range. Voluntary turnover is far more difficult to forecast because it is the consequence of an employee’s decision. Voluntary turnover is expected when employees seek new opportunities or quit because they are disappointed with their existing position for a variety of reasons.

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candidates keep turning down our job offers

Ask a Manager

This post, candidates keep turning down our job offers , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader asks: My team has been expanding after a long period of being under-resourced and under-staffed, but the talent pool in our local area is not very deep. As a result, I usually have to conduct national searches for most positions.

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New Colorado Law Automatically Seals Older Criminal Records

SHRM Resources

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed the Clean Slate Act into law, allowing for arrest records that don’t result in a conviction and certain older criminal records to be automatically sealed. Clean slate laws are getting broad bipartisan political, business and community support, partly because of the severe staffing shortages being reported by employers.

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The Stages of a Startup

Embroker

So you have a great new idea that you think may be the next startup success story. And you have big dreams of following in the startup footsteps of Airbnb, Uber, and Instagram. Before you start calling yourself the next Elon Musk, you should know that being successful in the startup world takes a lot more than just a great idea. In fact, 90% of all startups fail. .

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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What does the four-day week mean for contract and freelance rates?

Etz

The march towards a four-day workweek. With the cost of living crisis driven by seemingly runaway inflation, productivity is seen by many as one potential remedy. In economic theory, increasing productivity is part of a corrective mechanism that can help to arrest inflation. If increasing productivity is the aim, then for many, reducing the working week by 20% may seem to be a counter-intuitive step.

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9 communication skills leadership can’t succeed without

Business Management Daily

Communication skills are the most important soft skills for many professions. Having great communication skills can help you get ahead regardless of where you fall in the business hierarchy. However, they are especially important for leaders. Effective leadership communication can make or break a business. Business leaders play an important role in representing the company to investors, customers, partners, employees, and media outlets.

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Meeting the Needs of a Changing Workforce

TalentCulture

Graduation season is here, and many recent or soon-to-be graduates are about to enter the workforce. In fact, it is estimated that companies plan to hire 26 percent more new […]. The post Meeting the Needs of a Changing Workforce appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Market Culture: What HR Practitioners Need to Know

Analytics in HR

Being customer-focused and result-oriented as an organization is undoubtedly a recipe for business success. Those are also some of the key characteristics of the market culture. Let’s dive into all you need to know about the market culture and how to promote aspects of the market culture within your organization to become a more competitive and profitable business.

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update: the new hire who showed up is not the same person we interviewed

Ask a Manager

This post, update: the new hire who showed up is not the same person we interviewed , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager! All this week and next, I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Remember the letter about the new hire who showed up and wasn’t the same person who had been interviewed ?

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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How to Improve Employee Morale During Economic Uncertainty

Bonusly

We don’t just live in anxious times—we need to work in them as well. And as HR leaders, our role is to support employees and reassure them that the organization stands by them even in times of economic uncertainty. How can you support employees as inflation rises, the risk of a recession looms, and anxiety increases? We have your guide on how to improve morale right here.

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updates: religious decor in a shared office, not donating blood, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: religious decor in a shared office, not donating blood, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s a special “where are you now?” season at Ask a Manager! All this week and next, I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers.

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Should You Go Back to Your Old Job or Company? Here’s How to Decide

The Muse

Sometimes a new job isn’t what you’d hoped. So should you try to get your old job back? These eight steps from a decision coach will help you figure it out.

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Why Companies Need a Strong Internal Communications Strategy

Hppy

Internal communications are essential if employers want to maintain employee engagement and productivity. But too often, the focus is placed on customers and stakeholders. While it’s vital to keep your consumers up-to-date, you can’t afford to leave your employees out of the loop. What is Internal Communication? . Before considering why an internal communication strategy should be included in any business plan , regardless of company size, we need to define what it is and what it accomplishes.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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How to Start and Run an Awesome Employee Referral Program

6Q

Finding new and quality hires demands time and effort. Using an employee referral program, you’ll be able to attract better talent to the table. But how exactly do you set up and run a successful employee referral program? An employee referral program is a fairly new recruiting tactic used by many companies worldwide to attract talented individuals to the company.

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14 Impactful Ways Great Leaders Support Remote Employees

Forbes Coaches Council

One of the most significant challenges with remote work is making remote employees feel included and supported, which can be difficult in a completely virtual workplace environment.

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How Employers Can Stay Ahead of the Great Resignation

Precheck

How Employers Can Stay Ahead of the Great Resignation Jun. 14, 2022. Shannon Shoemaker Vice President of Marketing & Partnerships. The year 2021 saw significant disruptions in the labor market, as a record number of workers quit or changed jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , 3.7 million workers quit their jobs in March 2021, rising to a historic 4.5 million in November 2021.

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How Employers Can Stay Ahead of the Great Resignation

Cisive

The year 2021 saw significant disruptions in the labor market, as a record number of workers quit or changed jobs. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , 3.7 million workers quit their jobs in March 2021, rising to a historic 4.5 million in November 2021. This trend, dubbed the “Great Resignation,” has continued well into 2022. Preliminary numbers suggest another 4.5 million quit in March 2022.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Peer-to-Peer Recognition Programs: 7 Ideas That Boost Engagement

Terryberry

Watch any team sport and you’ll notice that players aren’t just getting feedback from their coach. They’re also getting support from each other. A pat on the back. A “great shot!” A high five. Team members make the effort to recognize each other’s performance. . Is the same true in your organization? People want to be acknowledged for their effort and performance.

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Are You Too Quiet? Understanding Shyness

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is shyness? 4 types of shyness. 5 causes for shyness. Shyness vs. introversion. Can you stop being shy? ??What happens when shyness is extreme? Moving forward.

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Wage Compression: What it is & How to Fight it

Berkshire Associates

With the rapid changes going on in market pay right now, many employers are finding themselves offering the same or even higher pay rates to new hires than what they currently provide to their existing employees. Their reasoning is simple enough: If a higher rate of pay is what it takes to attract talent, but I can get away with keeping my current employees at the same rate, then that sounds like a good business decision.

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How to Handle Difficult Conversations at Work — Our 7-Step Process

HR Digest

Your job is hard enough without having to worry about managing difficult conversations at work. But the fact is that you have to manage them — and if you don’t, you’re going to end up in a bad spot. The best way for managing difficult conversations at work is by being prepared. There are two different types of difficult conversations at work that many people face.

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From Prevention to Survivorship: How HR Can Support Employees Facing Cancer Diagnoses

Explore the latest insights from the American Cancer Society's “Cancer Statistics 2024” report, which unveils multiple alarming trends in cancer data. Cancer is on the rise among young adults, and diagnoses for 6 of the 10 most common cancers are escalating. With over 2 million new cancer cases projected in the U.S. this year, employers face increased challenges when it comes to supporting employees.

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Business Profits Take A Sudden Nosedive? 16 Recommended Next Steps

Forbes Coaches Council

Often, a decrease in profits is driven (or exacerbated) by a perfect storm of factors combined: fewer new customers, a poorly communicated change in product or terms of service and the fading popularity of a once-reliable marketing channel, for example.

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Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases on July 1

HRWatchdog

On June 9, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an increase in the standard mileage rate for the second half of 2022. Although this rate usually changes annually in January, this year’s sharp increase in gas prices prompted the mid-year change. “The IRS is adjusting the standard mileage rates to better reflect the recent increase in fuel prices,” explained IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig in the press release.

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High-impact retention strategies for a high turnover world

HiBob

Retaining great people and avoiding mass departures are goals for all HR leaders to keep an eye on. But amid “ The Great Resignation ”—which has brought the highest levels of turnover seen in the past 20 years—companies need to understand what is driving the job change trend and what they can do to keep people around. In 2021, HiBob surveyed 1,000 full-time professionals over the age of 25 to find out what they want in a workplace and what employers can do that would make the difference between

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Importance of Lead Management in CRM

SutiHR

Organizations create prospects via various sources like ads, cold calls, emails, and more. Today, it is crucial to have efficient customer relationship management software to handle them. Do you think an Excel sheet will be enough? Then you are thinking for the short-term. Several businesses go through difficult times converting leads to clients as they are unable to discern the hot leads from cold ones.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.