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.

How Does Employee Relations Affect Employee Retention? | BerniePortal


Focusing on strategies to evaluate and improve employee relations can help boost company culture, reduce turnover, and help the overall wellbeing of your organization. What does employee relations mean and how can organizations relate it to their overall retention strategy?


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4 Ways Blue Collar Employers Can Improve Employee Relations


It’s a well-known fact within skilled labor industries that retaining quality employees is a never-ending challenge. Employee morale takes a hit as existing workers see others constantly leaving their roles. 2) More Employee Recognition.

When Turnover Is High But That Means You're World Class.

The HR Capitalist

Turnover sucks. Except when people promote themselves by leaving you, and you have a track record of that being the primary cause of your turnover. Context matters with turnover. Employee Relations Leadership Retention TalentGood leaders attract followers; great leaders create more leaders. Football season is upon us, and no one has more people leave them for a better job than University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban.

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. What Is an Employee Retention Strategy?

3 Ways to Use HR Data to Improve Employee Relations.


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. HR analytics directly correlates to business operations in the areas of hiring and/or recruiting, training & professional development, benefits, and workforce retention. 1) Engaged Employees are Good Performers. Everyone knows that data is BIG these days.

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. The cost of high turnover can be up to double the salary for the open position. But what can employers do to prevent turnover? Employee Relations Management

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. Today’s world of support for employees has definitely strengthened the bargaining power of employees, but it has come mainly from organisations who are creating commitment and motivational work environments that effectively try to improve employee relations.

7 Employee Retention Strategies and Secrets

Career Metis

In 2018, leading employee retention researchers estimated 42 million Americans would turn over. The same reports also estimated that 77% of this turnover is preventable. As an employer, what does employee turnover mean for you? But salary isn’t as important to retaining employees as it is to attract them in the first place. T hese 7 factors influence employee retention much more than salary or compensation does: Recognition and Appreciation.

Retention Is A Leadership Problem


HealthcareHR corporate culture ego employee relations employer brand HR human resources leadership retention rpo talent turnoverI've heard the excuses for years.literally. Leaders complaining about everything under the sun that is negatively impacting their departments. It is rarely their inaction or overinflated ego that is to blame; but instead, is an unfair productivity standard, a poor candidate pool, budget pressure, unreasonable physicians, and on and on.

The Onboarding & Retention Relationship

Astron Solutions

Tanner reports that 69% of employees are more likely to stay with their places of employment for at least three years after a great onboarding experience. Is the process of onboarding really that critical to retention? Research suggests that perhaps the first 90 days of employment are more critical than we think in terms of retention. The Wynhurst Group found that 22% of employee turnover happens in the first 45 days of employment. O.C.

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.

Corporate Culture and Company Profits Are Not Mutually Exclusive

HR Bartender

In an industry where the average turnover is 60+ percent , these are impressive outcomes. It can be known for high-turnover and not always viewed as a long-term career. Places like The Cheesecake Factory are changing that with their investment into culture and employee engagement. Business and Strategy Career Development Employee Relations Leadership and Management Recruiting and Retention Training and Development

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. Turn Over Your Turnover Findings.

STUDY: Engagement Down, But Retention is Relatively Stable?

The HR Capitalist

Quantum Workplace reports that despite an improving economy, the US workplace dipped to an employee engagement low - an eight-year low for that matter. You can get all the details in the Quantum Workplace 2015 Employee Engagement Trends Report. What's interesting about the report is that while employee engagement is down, employees’ feelings on remaining at their employers have remained relatively stable. Employee Relations Retention Workplace

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. Employee engagement may sound like another corporate buzzword, but engaged employees share a number of common traits: They seek out challenging work. A bad boss can make any employee miserable.

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. With these simple strategies, business leaders can have a direct impact on overall employee job satisfaction and productivity, which should lead to lower turnover rates. Find the managers who lead productive, satisfied teams with low turnover.

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. Consider a prospective employee with incredible talent who doesn’t get the right impression of your business from day one.

15 New Years Reward Ideas for Employee of the Year

Career Metis

While some organizations find it to be a costly endeavor, Employee of the Year award is important in recognizing and appreciating employees in various departments of your company. New Year is the perfect time to appreciate your employees’ efforts for the past year.

4 Creative Ideas to Boost Employee Morale at Your Company

Astron Solutions

For any business, employee morale is a big deal. When employees genuinely enjoy the atmosphere, they’ll want to succeed and be more productive, leading to higher quality work and greater outcomes for the business. Getting employee feedback can be an incredibly easy way to boost morale.

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. Even though the picture may seem dim, most of the reasons that drive employees to leave their organizations can be prevented. Moreover, 83% of employees agree that they want a new job.

Should You Allow Pets at the Office?

HR Payroll Systems

Bringing pets into work isn’t just a perk for companies selling pet-related products and services. As with every perk, however, there are pros and cons to allowing employees to bring their pets into work with them. Employee Retention. Benefits Employee Relations

Should You Allow Pets at the Office?

HRIS Payroll Software

Bringing pets into work isn’t just a perk for companies selling pet-related products and services. As with every perk, however, there are pros and cons to allowing employees to bring their pets into work with them. Employee Retention. Benefits Employee Relations

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. 5) Low Employee Turnover. Improve retention rate?

Want to Retain Creative Talent? Go Beyond Pay Raises

Career Metis

rm employee r?t?nt??n. turnover ?? r an employee m?k?ng High turnover r?t?? f employees wh? where your employees want t? n proven that happy employees w?rk by 10%, while unhappy employees can be u? 2) Understand Employees’ Personal Lives and Stress. Working every day without fail is stressful to many employees if not nearly impossible. On the other hand, you don’t want to let your employees walk all over you.

Creating friendships at work during a pandemic is really hard!

The Tim Sackett Project

Help provide real-life interactions with your employees to build ‘real’ friendships, not just social network friendships. Give employees the opportunity to work with employees of their choosing on projects.

The No. 1 Cause of Voluntary Turnover

Cielo HR Leader

The research is in—professionals, employees and job seekers are unhappy. of employees hope to leave their jobs in 2014. Quantum Workplace’s 2013 Employee Engagement Trends Report emphasizes this trend. It would make sense, then, that employees want to leave if they harbor bad feelings about those in charge. When employees quit, job-hop or change careers, we often point to compensation. If not, who or what are the true culprits of voluntary turnover?

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. How can you prevent employee turnover in the first place?

What is HR’s Role in Employee Engagement?

Astron Solutions

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. There are many ways to help employees stay focused on work so that the company runs more efficiently and is as profitable possible. Recognizing employees shows them that the company cares about them.

Boss vs. Leader: What’s Your Managerial Style? | BerniePortal


At the beginning of 2021, experts forecasted a trend of turnover in the workplace referred to as a “Turnover Tsunami.” A new report from culture-building engagement organization Achievers found that half of all employees plan to leave their jobs this year.

Are Wellness Benefits Worth the Investment?

Astron Solutions

In this issue of Astronology® we look into wellness benefits to determine if they really are worth including in your employee total rewards package. Traditionally speaking, when it came to employee health, the employer’s main concern was making decisions around a healthcare package that could reasonably meet the needs of its employees. It was commonly felt that health coverage was the best way for an organization to demonstrate the care it had for its employees.

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. In the quest to link the needs of the organization and the needs of its employees, conflicts often arise.

How to Deal: Performance Reviews

Astron Solutions

The employer or manager may not have kept accurate records of an employee’s progress, is unable to highlight performance highs & lows, and is not sure how to encourage the employee to set new goals based on the performance review. Employees may feel they did not receive the performance review they truly deserve, perhaps viewing their managers as overly critical. Provide feedback on the employee’s performance throughout the year.

7 Common Work Culture Mistakes to Avoid

Career Metis

Work culture can make or break employee engagement and satisfaction. This means employees have clear expectations of what work to do, goals, and are supported along the way. 1) Monitoring your employees too closely. You need to ensure that employees are remaining productive and engaged throughout the day. However, too many companies breath down the back of employees, making them uncomfortable. 2) Not giving employees a relaxed dress code.

Five Steps to Simplify Your Compensation Program

Astron Solutions

Employees are placed into the classification and level based upon their competency levels and ability to perform the complexity required. Broadbanding increases the potential for employees to float to the top of the band, and receive pay rates way out of sync with the market. The design of a competency-based performance management system is for employers to reward their employees for their knowledge, skills, and competencies.