Human Resources News & Insights

Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up

As you know, employee engagement is an important factor in how well organizations function. But how important is it, really? Joe Wedgwood of The Happiness Index answers that question using the latest research on engagement — and he provides some helpful tips on how to improve engagement in your organization. 

7 warning signs a great employee’s about to quit

We all want to hold onto our best, brightest employees. And sometimes, a key component of that retention effort is being able to recognize when they’re trying to locate greener pastures and finding ways to increase their loyalty.

The magic number that helps your benefits program boost retention

When it comes to benefits, the number of perks you offer employees is a very important metric.  

A kinder, gentler approach to managing your workforce

The key to employee engagement is a feeling of fulfillment, says 25-year HR vet Maria Robare. She outlines a plan to reach employees through their own inner motivations.  

Is more food in the workplace a good thing?

Turns out the way to employees’ hearts really is through their stomachs. 

The most overrated trait of the decade

Was there really ever a time when people felt loyal to their employers? And is loyalty actually what you’re looking for?

7 benefits trends to keep an eye on

It appears benefits are about the only thing keeping employees around these days.

Say what? Company promises $50K to loyal employees

A South Carolina firm’s promise to employees: Stay with the company five years and get a check for $50,000. And if you think that’s crazy, wait until you see what 25 years of service gets workers.

Employee loyalty weakens, benefits blamed

Employees may have hit their breaking point when it comes to the amount of benefits cuts they’re willing to accept without looking for other employment.

Surprising impact of recession: Increased worker loyalty

The recession could be a great opportunity for employers to cement their workers’ loyalty.