Yes, you read that title correctly: 80% of workers are actively seeking a new job, which is good news for recruiters and hiring managers looking to fill vacant positions, but terrible news for employers who are looking to retain their best and brightest workers.
Tag: Employee Retention
In part one of this article, we discussed what redeployment is and why companies are starting to look at this new strategy for talent retention.
U.S. labor market trends, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), show that the employee quits-to-layoff ratio has significantly risen over the last 8 years, soaring higher than prerecession levels. This emerging trend in data goes to show that workers are confident in their ability to find another job. It also proves that it’s […]
It’s a real blow when valuable workers hand in their 2 weeks’ notice. Whether you had your suspicions or the resignation came out of the blue, you feel like you have to take action pronto—especially if those leaving are key players and have extensive knowledge of the company.
In part one of this article series, HR Works sat down with RecruitCon 2018 keynote speaker Bob Kelleher to discuss hiring and engagement issues. Here is the remainder of that interview.
In a recent episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, best-selling author and consultant Bob Kelleher walks us through how a company goes about figuring out the types of people who succeed in its cultures, as well as the behaviors and traits that matter in the organization—and how to determine whether a candidate […]
It’s been said that companies tend to focus on recruitment, and overlook retention. But in today’s tight labor market, it turns out retention may be getting too much attention.
Make no mistake: High employee turnover impacts the day-to-day operation of your business. It also sends a message to prospective job candidates, and the message isn’t “work here.”
Newly released research finds the small business climate has greatly improved, and small companies are confident about the future.