Employee Retention Articles

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    5 Ways to Keep Your Best Recruiters from Leaving

    January 15, 2020

    With competition for talent heating up, recruiters are becoming a hot commodity. In fact, demand for recruiting professionals has risen 63% since 2016, according to data from The Future of Recruiting Report.  This means companies will have to do more to retain their best recruiters if they want to compete for the talent they need. Unfortunately, while many...

  • How One CEO Responded to a Mother Crying at Work — and What Companies Can Take Away From His Story

    September 12, 2019

    A little compassion goes a long way. That’s what Bernie Reifkind, CEO of executive search firm Premier Search, Inc., discovered after he came into the office to find an employee sobbing at her desk early one morning. Clearly exhausted, the woman told him she’d been up all night with her sick child.  Surprised, Bernie asked her why she’d come in. The employee’s...

  • Here’s How IBM Predicts 95% of Its Turnover Using Data

    June 17, 2019

    Last year, job attrition in the U.S. reached its highest rate on record — and things haven’t really improved since then. With the cost of replacing an employee sitting anywhere between 30 and 400% of that person’s annual salary, there’s obviously a strong financial case for investing in retention — not to mention the benefits of preserving institutional...

  • The One Rule Recruiters Should Follow to Prevent Employee...

    May 23, 2019

    With a recent Gallup report suggesting turnover in U.S. businesses is a $1 trillion problem, it’s no surprise that companies are...

  • 3 Steps to Take When Your Star Employee Leaves (Screaming ‘...

    May 8, 2019

    Your star employee makes everyone on your team better. They can light up a room or find a solution to a knotty problem with equal ease...

  • Men Will Switch Jobs to Spend Time With Their Newborns —...

    May 7, 2019

    The adoption of paternity leave policies is on the rise, with 29% of U.S. companies currently offering new fathers at least some form...