Human Resources News & Insights

50% of employees leave because of their managers: 3 things that’ll get them to stay

Fewer than one-third of employees in the U.S. are engaged in their work, and a recent study links that low number directly to managers. 

The critical onboarding mistake 67% of employers make

The vast majority of HR pros agree that a solid onboarding program that keeps employees engaged is essential to the success of new hires but, for most employers, a crucial piece is missing from their onboarding process.

Do employers take hourly workers for granted? 3 ways to prevent engagement problems

The turnover rate among hourly workers is a whooping 49% on average, according to some research. When turnover is that high, it almost always means engagement is precipitously low.

Rethinking employee engagement: 2 seldom-used tactics to lift morale

If you’re having trouble with employee engagement, you’re not alone.

Why organizations need a program to promote peer recognition in the workplace

Well, whaddya know? It is actually better to give than to receive.  

16 building blocks that bolster employee engagement

Do you know what sets your company apart from the rest for job seekers? Is it your recent accomplishments? How about your Fitness Fridays or Casual Mondays? Or is it the opportunities you provide for employees to grow throughout your firm and take their careers to the next level? 

Professional development positively effects engagement and retention, study says

Just how big a role does professional development play in employee engagement and retention? A recent study provides us with some new insight. 

What’s the real ROI on your benefits programs? How to find out

Given the ever-increasing costs of employee benefits programs — and the need to maintain them in order to attract the best talent — it only makes sense to know exactly what you’re getting for your benefits buck. Guest poster Brenden Mielke explains how analytics can help.  

A list of the Top 20 employee perks you’re probably not offering

We’re all aware that generous benefits packages are an effective enticement for potential hires. But are you willing to go as far as these companies to sweeten employee perks?  

Exactly how motivated, engaged is your staff? A quick quiz

Employee engagement is the key to improved profits, employee morale and retention. There’s just one problem: The vast majority of employees say they aren’t engaged at work. Is that reflective of what’s happening at your company?