Human Resources News & Insights

Why 3 out of 4 employees are looking to jump ship

Heads up: There’s a good chance a lot of your employees are currently looking for another job.

10 signs your workplace culture is toxic (and how to fix it)

It’s a hard thing to admit … that your work culture may be toxic. But identifying the symptoms and finding the antidotes for them can quickly improve morale, engagement, retention and productivity. Let’s get started. 

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. 

War for talent just got more difficult to manage: Here’s why

If you’re in the market for top talent this quarter, news has come out about what you’re up against — and none of it’s going to make your job easier. 

10 warning signs a great employee’s about to quit

Think you know the signs when someone’s about to quit — having lots of doctor appointments, showing up in a suit, etc.? Well, according to new research, the cues that someone is about to jump ship are much subtler. 

3 costly mistakes new managers can’t afford to make

When new managers hit the ground running, it makes HR’s life easier. Good managers keep your brightest stars engaged, which improves retention and keeps you from having to fill talent gaps. Poor managers — or at least those who start off poorly — have the opposite effect. 

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? 

3 manager mistakes costing employers top talent

In today’s job market, there are a lot of employers competing for the best talent — including those superstars who currently work for you. That makes it paramount that your managers do everything possible to retain your best workers. 

6 add-ons any onboarding program would benefit from

Finding talent — like really great talent — is hard. Great employees don’t come around every day. So when they do, are you 100% sure your onboarding program is making a great first impression with them? If not, you’re in trouble. 

How bad a micromanager are you, really? Take this quiz and find out

Are you a control freak? Are you a stellar people manager? Or are you some funky hybrid?