Many employees who’ve worked from home want to keep it that way. If they can’t stay home, they’ll quit. What can HR do to retain employees now? Nearly 30% of remote workers say they’ll quit their job if they aren’t allowed to continue remote work, recent research from LiveCareer found. Another two-thirds of employees say […]
Employers are not too proud to admit it: They have an employee retention problem. But the good news is they’re reporting there are tactics and programs working to keep top employees on board — and the majority don’t involve bumping up employees’ pay.
As the U.S. starts to return to work and the new “normal,” there are four factors risk management expert Pete Edgmon says employers “need to be mindful of.” They are: Employee demographics: Firms have to consider the nature of the company when evaluating health plan costs. For example, do employees do strenuous labor or do […]
Congratulations! You’ve hired the right person for the right job. Now all you have to do is make sure your new hire makes a smooth transition to valued employee. How hard can that be? Actually, this transformative process, called onboarding, is more difficult — and more important — than it may seem, according to guest […]
Human Resources is at the front lines of employers’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. The crisis is forcing almost every business to immediately develop, adapt or improve remote work policies and procedures. As HR pros struggle to keep employees safe and informed, it helps to think about what changes will be more permanent and how […]
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?
Gallup says it’s likely that eight out of 10 of your managers aren’t up to the job.
If you want to attract and/or retain employees now, you need to know what they’re willing to give up to be remote. Many employees aren’t ready to leave behind flexibility in their work situation. And you don’t want to lose good employees who might prefer a remote or hybrid work arrangement. The good news: You […]
It’s a rare case, but one that could affect more employers as the pandemic continues: An employer can’t force a teleworking employee to return, a Massachusetts federal district court ruled. In Peeples v. Clinical Support Opinions, Gabriel Peeples, an asthmatic social worker, asked for an accommodation to continue to telework. When he was called back […]
Can work just go back to the way it was? Nope, because COVID changed everything – especially work. Managers need to lead differently. We all need to communicate differently. And companies need to do business differently. But different can be good – even better, say Harvard Business School experts. Here are five keys to creating […]
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