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How Commuting Is Affecting Your Recruitment Strategy, and What You Can Do About It

Commuting is changing rapidly. New U.S. Census data tells us that the number of “super commuters”– those who travel 90 minutes or more to their workplace  —  increased by 23 percent between 2010 and 2015. On
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How to Create a Company Where People Stay

Employee retention is an ongoing challenge for many organizations. Across industries, there are talent shortages at almost every job level, and employers face an increasingly competitive job market. Though candidates and current employees have
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Retain Talent By Getting to Know Your People

It’s certainly fair to say that employee retention has always been among the more worrying concerns of HR professionals. Keeping good, trained, onboarded talent instead of constantly recruiting and ramping up new workers is an easily supported
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How to Sell the Need For Employer Branding

You already know employer branding is a must in today’s competitive market for top talent, but if you’re struggling to get your executive team on board it’s difficult to know where to start. The overall goal is to prove the...
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A 12-Step Program For Retaining Your Diverse Workforce

Most firms have no idea that they have a revolving door that is bleeding diversity talent, because unexplainably, they don’t measure and report diversity turnover and the cost. But what if your executives knew that diversity turnover was off
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Want Managers To Focus On Retention? — Show Them The $ Impacts Of Turnover

Almost everyone in talent management agrees that managers don’t place enough emphasis on employee retention, despite the fact that retention is often ranked as the No. 1 people-management problem. In fact, according to a recent PayScale survey
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How to Start a Successful Mentoring Program

Across the business spectrum, all companies strive to improve employee onboarding and performance while achieving business goals. One way to achieve this is through implementing a mentorship program. These kinds of programs, when successful, can
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Hiring a CEO? The Data Behind What Makes a Great One

CEOs are measured on everything. Company earnings, culture, leadership, employee retention, business trajectory, and so on. It’s no wonder the corporate executive role is ranked No. 7 on Forbes’ list of the 10 Most Stressful Jobs for
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3 Questions Every Engagement Survey Must Ask

Not long ago I worked with a mid-sized manufacturing plant in St. Louis that had a remarkable record of attracting and keeping in-demand workers. Although the company offered competitive wages, their formula for employee retention did
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Use Your Turnover to Know If You Have a Problem

High employee turnover hurts the business bottom line. It’s estimated that the average cost of a lost employee is 38% of the employee’s annual salary. Considering the average income in the U.S. is $50 000 a year, that’s a $19,000

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