retention

Salaries are rising in 2016. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta notes that wage and salary growth has risen to more than 3%, versus a steady 2% annual pace between 2011 and 2014.
Turnover is expensive. Losing employees, and then having to replace them, sometimes over and over again, adds up fast. It’s not pretty.
Figuring out how much to pay your people is always a delicate balancing act. First, you want to offer enough that you attract the best and earn their loyalty; for example, PayScale’s 2015 Compensation Best Practices Report found that “seeking higher pay elsewhere” was one of the two top reasons employees might leave a company.
From the employer’s perspective, a benefits package has a job to do. You spend time, energy and money putting together a competitive package, and it should benefit not just your workers, but also the organization itself.
With so much competition for talent in today's workforce, streamlined hiring practices and thoughtful employee development programs are critical to the morale of your team.
Do you know what to expect for the new year now that the calendar has rolled over? Here are some of the most important HR trends we’re seeing for 2015.
Small businesses need an edge when competing with larger companies for top talent.
Happiness with benefits correlates strongly with employee satisfaction: three out of four employees who do rate their benefit package as excellent or very good also rate their employer as an excellent or very good place to work.
Overwhelmed employees are susceptible to burnout. Employee retention and engagement – already challenging issues to address – become even more difficult. Two-thirds of business owners name “the overwhelmed employee” as one of their most serious business challenges.
You’ve undoubtedly thought about ways to encourage positive attitudes and interactions between managers and employees. Here are a few tactics you may not have realized can affect workplace negativity.
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