Employee Orientation vs. Employee Onboarding: Is There A Difference?
Feb 03, 2021
Employee orientation, employee onboarding – you’ve heard both terms thrown around in the corporate world. And while many people use the two terms interchangeably, the truth is, employee orientation and employee onboarding are two very different...
Hiring New Employees: A How-To Guide for Small-Business Owners
Feb 01, 2021
Hiring new employees when you're a small-business owner feels personal. Your business is your "baby," and you're not about to entrust it to just anyone. Spoiler alert: Nor should you. Yet even as you stay selective, it pays to put your own best...
Generation Z In The Workplace: A Guide for Managers
Jan 29, 2021
You have probably known for years that younger generations want to make an impact at work. They want to work at a company with a strong purpose—to be a part of something greater than themselves. These same desires hold true for Generation Z, the...
50 Employee Engagement Questions: Are Your Employees Engaged?
Jan 27, 2021
It's no secret that disengaged employees are costing you money. But did you know that disengagement costs U.S. businesses between $450 and $550 billion annually, and 64% of employees are either not engaged or actively disengaged?
Employee Engagement: The Bad News-Good News No One Tells You
Jan 25, 2021
Every employer rightly wants employee engagement—but you don't get there with games, gimmicks, or by chanting slogans (even if teamwork does make the dream work). Employee engagement cannot be reduced to a catchphrase, relegated to a department, or...
Employee Retention Strategies: 5 Tips To Keep Your Best Employees
Jan 22, 2021
No manager wants to see their top performing employee leave the company for somewhere else. Even so, employee turnover rates continue to rise. According to data by the Work Institute, the voluntary employee turnover rate was 27% – a number that...
Best Employee Retention Quotes for CEOs and Managers to Ponder
Jan 20, 2021
Retaining employees is especially hard when your employees have seemingly endless options—job apps and other online recruiting efforts put new opportunities in front of your employees daily. Young, mobile professionals are constantly looking for a...
6 Surprising Employee Retention Statistics
Jan 15, 2021
Employee retention is the aim of any organization, yet rarely does it happen automatically. When a good employee leaves, not only is it expensive and time-consuming (think recruiting, hiring and training—and lost productivity), it results in what...
Top HR Publications & Magazines to Follow in 2021
Jan 13, 2021
The human resources department plays a key role in developing, defining, reinforcing, and changing a company's culture. This is because HR takes on the crucial responsibilities of interviewing, hiring, welcoming, training and development, pay,...
New Employee Orientations: From Dreadful to Delightful in 3 Easy Steps
Jan 11, 2021
I have never been all that big on how to onboard new employees—despite how frequently the term is used, it just doesn't sound like something any human being should have to endure. Like, "Hi, honey. How was your first day on the job?" "I got...