Category: Employee Retention

Employee retention includes any efforts or practices designed to keep your employees working for you.

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Salary Guides Are Great Resources for Talent Attraction and Retention

We continue to hear about the major hiring challenges employers across the country continue to face. If your company is faced with similar challenges, you may be turning to talent retention as a way to keep current workers happy and sticking around. But how do you keep your current workers happy? By offering robust benefits […]

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Saying ‘Thanks’ More Often May Help Retain Workers

While the candidate experience is important in the recruiting process, how you treat your workers once the “honeymoon phase” wears off is of vital importance. Many companies are focusing on the employee experience to help retain top talent, but what does this entail?

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Why the Gig Economy May Be Stealing Your Permanent Workforce

Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment.

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How to Implement a Hierarchical Pay Raise Strategy

In two previous posts, we’ve been discussing the need for, and the merits of, implementing a hierarchical pay raise structure as opposed to a more or less flat structure whereby all employees generally receive about the same pay increase.

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Arguments in Favor of Hierarchical Pay Raises

In a previous post, we discussed the precarious situations many employers find themselves in when it comes to employee pay increases. We currently find ourselves in a tight labor market with relatively low unemployment, and employees consistently list financial compensation as one of the primary factors in accepting and staying at a job.

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An Introduction to Hierarchical Pay Raise Strategies

With the unemployment rate hovering at historic lows, companies need to work hard to attract and retain top talent. And while they’ve tried to do this with a number of different incentives—such as greater workplace flexibility, increased healthcare benefits, positive company environments, etc.—salary remains the primary draw for a big chunk of employees.

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Should You Offer Relocation Assistance?

Relocation assistance is something that not all employers offer but could be worthwhile to consider. Some employers think that the expense is too great to be justified, while others think that it opens many doors and allows them access to candidates they never would have otherwise found.

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5 Ways to Retain Talent in the Gig Economy

The gig economy is becoming increasingly popular. It is a free market system in which workers are primarily engaged in temporary work on a freelance basis as opposed to full-time work on a permanent basis.