Employee Retention Articles

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    How You Can Avoid the Biggest Employee Experience Mistake

    February 3, 2020

    There’s an old saying, “Don’t ask a question if you don’t want to hear the answer.” For talent leaders, there’s an even more important rule, “Don’t ask for feedback if you don’t plan to take action.” According to LinkedIn’s Global Talent Trends 2020 report, one in three companies fail to regularly act on employee feedback. And there it is: the biggest mistake...

  • Half of All Companies Aren’t Providing a Positive Employee Experience. Here Are 7 Ways to Deliver One

    January 29, 2020

    According to the Global Talent Trends 2020 report, 94% of talent professionals believe employee experience (EX) will be very important to the future of recruiting and HR — and 77% say they’re increasingly focused on it as a means to increase retention. Unfortunately, there may be a lot of work to do. While 68% of respondents report that EX has improved at their...

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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...

  • 3 Factors Strongly Linked to Better Employee Retention,...

    November 20, 2019

    When you sign up for life insurance, they use a fancy calculation called a “survival curve.” That’s the probability of you being alive...

  • How One CEO Responded to a Mother Crying at Work — and What...

    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...

  • 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...