Tag Archives: employee retention

The Role HR Can Play During a Merger & Acquisition

The Role HR Can Play During a Merger and Acquisition A natural anxiety evolves when an organization goes through personnel and cultural changes as a result of a merger or acquisition. These changes have a direct impact on employees and their families, and if not managed appropriately, can be disruptive to the organization. Senior level …

Attracting Top Talent: The Importance of Company Reputation

Perception is reality when it comes to public opinion. Naturally, companies that are thought to be the best places to work will attract the best potential employees. According to the article, “2104 Best Companies To Work For: Four Things That Make Them Great,” there are four main elements that make these companies stand out. People …

Attracting Top Talent: The Importance of Company Culture

It is no secret that talented people are a critical driver of corporate success. All companies need top talent to drive business, create efficiencies and provide the utmost value in their position. With unemployment at record lows, employers must focus their search on passive candidates, i.e. those that are currently working but looking for a …

Overcome the Toughest Tech Recruiting Challenges

For anyone who has recently attempted to hire someone in the technology or  IT fields, you likely have experienced one or, in many cases, more challenges. As a  leader  for a recruiting firm that hires for tech and IT positions for companies, my team and I have come up against some difficult obstacles—from a small …

Ranking Your Employees: Use a Little More Science, a Little Less Art

There has been a lot of debate over the years about the process of ranking employees as part of an organization’s performance assessment process. Some people swear it’s the only way to run a truly competitive business, while others view it as punitive and destructive to culture and morale. I’m here to tell you that …

The Power of Strong Internal Communications

By design, companies often focus their attention on external factors – clients, market standing and competitors – in an effort to generate new business or increase profitability. While it’s often overlooked, a similar effort should be placed on a company’s internal community: the employees. As a consulting CFO, I have seen how internal communications can …

Why Do Employees Stray?

Five reasons that motivate employees to look for a new position “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.“ For employees, the temptation to move on can be great. Some surveys estimate the average employee tenure is about 5 years. With employee recruitment costs estimated as high as 35% of the first …

Tips for Employee Retention and Turnover Reduction in Today’s Competitive Market – Part Two

Once you have developed an airtight strategy for attracting excellent employees, how do you keep them from being lured away in today’s competitive job market? Below is the second part of this series with more ideas and suggestions to help reduce turnover in your company and keep your current employees happy.   Keys to Retaining …

Tips for Employee Retention and Turnover Reduction in Today’s Competitive Market

As competition for finding and keeping great employees gets tighter, employers must evaluate how competitive they are in this area. Once you have developed a phenomenal strategy for attracting excellent employees, how do you keep them from being lured away by a competitor? Below is part one of a two-part series listing ideas and suggestions …

How do companies retain top employees?

Companies offer all types of perks and incentives striving for their names to appear on the coveted “Best Places to Work” list. But in the end, they often still suffer from poor retention. Employee retention saves time, money and energy, so obviously it’s an important consideration when hiring new employees. It is a great honor …