Employee Retention

What Employees REALLY Want from their Employer

This should be common sense, but there are certain things employees want from their employer most the time that can elude even the best of HR teams. And it doesn’t matter which industry we speak of or how long the employees have been working at a company. Every single employee wants to be treated fairly […]

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HR True Story: Walking the Line and Remaining Strong in Your Values

Today, I’d like to share some very intimate and candid insight into what it’s really like to be a human resource professional. For years, I have dedicated a big part of my life to educating and inspiring those who have an interest in the people side of business. While this has been a rewarding experience, […]

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Human Resources News – Americans are Wasting Vacation Days

Vacation days are hard-earned and shouldn’t be treated lightly. So why are so many US workers missing out on their vacation days and not taking what is theirs by law?  Lack of Employer Support Leads to Less Vacation Use Unlike workers in other developed countries where workers have better legal protection, the vast majority of […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Team-building as a Way to Create Employee Engagement

Managers often refer to employee engagement and team-building as essential elements in retaining high-calibre workers. The advantages and disadvantages of team-building are clear: without a team-building premise, employees may feel adrift and lack necessary supervision; the disadvantages of team-building can make some employees, e.g. entrepreneurial ‘rain-makers,’ feel stifled or tied to the hip of a […]

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Human Resources: How to Avoid a High Turnover Rate

Employees are the backbone of any company, and whether your company’s employees number fewer than ten or into the thousands, your human resources department should strive to reduce turnover. The positive outcomes of a low turnover rate include lower costs, a positive company culture, and employee loyalty. As a human resources professional, you’re especially suited […]

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HR Tips for Boosting Employee Self Esteem

The power of self-esteem is incredible. When a person feels good about him or herself, in the workplace, he or she is more capable of doing a good job on a regular basis. Likewise, if an employee has a low level of self-esteem, that person struggles with nearly any action or task. Though many people […]

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