Employee Turnover

DISC Personality Assessments

DISC personality style assessments are an excellent way to improve numerous aspects of workplace culture by encouraging self-awareness and social awareness in your workforce. Self-aware employees find themselves tapping into natural talents more frequently. At the same time, a socially aware workforce decreases the propensity for conflict while increasing job satisfaction company-wide.

Negligent Retention

Do you know that your company can be liable for the actions of your employees if they cause harm to other employees or third parties? Find out what negligent retention claims are and how they can be avoided.

Voluntary Turnover

Shock and disbelief: your best employee has submitted their resignation. How can you prevent this from happening? Read on to learn the primary causes of voluntary turnover, how to calculate it, and tips on how to prevent it.

Layoff

Having to lay off some portion of your workforce is difficult for the company, for you, and of course for the employees involved. Why would you need to do this, and how would you handle it? Read on to get those questions answered.

Employee Feedback

Do you want to help your employees stay longer, be happier and feel valued? Inviting feedback in the right way can increase job satisfaction and help your leaders reach their goals.

Employee Replacement Costs

We all want to keep our retention rates high, but employee turnover is natural and unavoidable. It’s also very expensive. Read this article to learn how it impacts your organization, along with a step-by-step way to calculate the cost and apply the data to make your company stronger.

Employee Net Promoter Score

Some people call the Employee Net Promoter Score the ultimate survey question. The research behind this question has built its credibility over time. It can be very telling of your employees feelings about your company and how likely they are to recommend your company to friends and colleagues as a place of employment.

Rightsizing

Every company must plan for and react to changes in their industry. You should often ask yourself, do I need more or less staff to meet my current demands? Here you will find out the difference in downsizing and rightsizing and how to accomplish appropriate staffing decisions that will enable you to remain competitive in your industry.

Involuntary Turnover

What is involuntary turnover, and how does it compare to voluntary turnover? Although involuntary turnover can be difficult to manage, having a thorough understanding of it will help you reduce risk at your company. Continue reading to learn how you can identify various types of involuntary turnover, how to calculate it, and different methods you can use to decrease involuntary turnover.

Goodbye Email

HR people leave jobs, too. When you leave a job, do you write your colleagues a farewell letter? Have you seen other employees do so? Read on to learn why this practice is helpful on personal and professional levels.

Employee Alumni Network

Struggling to hire people? Tap into an oft-ignored resource: your own ex-employees. When managed well, an employee alumni network can be a great source of referrals, rehires, and even new business.

Furlough

Furlough may not be a familiar word or concept to you. What is it? How is it different from simply terminating employment? Let's consider the pros and cons to consider in the decision between laying off or furloughing employees, and making the best of a difficult situation.

Job Dissatisfaction

Employees are gaining more autonomy in the work world today. They are identifying exactly what they are looking for in a workplace and looking for a job that meets those needs. Employers need to consider job satisfaction in order to increase retention rates and produce happy and fulfilled employees.

Blacklisting

Merriam Webster defines a blacklist as a list of persons who are disapproved of or are to be punished or boycotted. Does this sound sinister to you? Know the guardrails around blacklisting in the workplace or you could fall victim to it’s legal backlash. To learn more, read on.

Employee Termination

It's an HR task you may dread: to fire someone. But as an HR professional, you will often be the one to inform an employee that their employment has ended. Is there a right way to do it? Absolutely. Is it an easy conversation to have? Never.

Offboarding

After an employee resigns or has been terminated, you will begin the offboarding process. This article will share with you why the offboarding process is important, what the process looks like and mistakes to avoid when offboarding.

Wrongful Termination

Firing anyone is difficult. When you add in the potential for wrongful termination, it can be even more complicated and scary. As an HR professional, you are tasked with ensuring that the company isn’t breaking any laws in general, and that includes termination. We will discuss what wrongful termination is and how to make sure you are compliant with all federal and state regulations.

Final Paycheck Laws

Whether an employee is leaving because they quit, were laid off, or were terminated, emotions are probably running high. If they demand immediate payment of their final check, do you know how to comply with state law as well as company policy? Read on to learn what you need to know to stay stress-free and confident in these situations.

Employer Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance can be confusing and frustrating when you have an employee or former employee file for unemployment and you receive the claim. Understanding unemployment insurance is and the impact it can have on your company can go a long way in easing the frustration and confusion that comes from receiving an unemployment claim.

Employee Resignation

An employee's resignation involves more than just turning in a security badge. Do you know how soon an employee needs to be paid after they resign? Do you know why the employee is leaving? Keep reading to find out the reasons behind why employees resign and to learn a few tips on how to begin developing your employee resignation process.

Exit Interview

When employees leave your company, one of the first questions you ask is why? As an employer, you want to understand why your employees decide to leave your company. Employees leave for a multitude of reasons: better job opportunities elsewhere, job dissatisfaction, reduction in hours, or personal reasons. Whatever the reason might be, exit interviews are one of the best ways to understand why they are leaving and to help you know how to prevent more turnover in the future.

Firing an Employee

Have you faced your first termination yet? No one likes this part of HR, but conducting them well (and/or teaching your managers to do so) is an important skill. You need to keep your actions legal, ethical and defensible. It’s often difficult to predict how smoothly the process will go, but even the most experienced professionals confirm that a little planning goes a long way in both mitigating risk and making a difficult event go well for all parties involved.

Stay Strategy

Your superstar employee—whom you worked so hard to recruit, hire, and onboard!—informs you that they are leaving the company. They make a huge impact and help raise the bar for everyone else around them. The news is devastating, but there is still something you can do besides let them walk out the door.

Employee Recognition

Have you ever been in a leadership meeting when the word "morale" is mentioned and everyone looks at you? Recognizing employees for work well done is a rewarding and important part of HR.

Implementing an effective employee recognition program can improve retention, employee satisfaction, production quality, finances, work ethic, company culture, morale, and even more. Let's look at how and why to create an employee recognition program, even on a small budget.

Employee Retention

You spend a lot of time and effort to recruit and hire the right people for the right job—only to have them leave after a couple of months. Or perhaps you lose long-term employees who take great skills and knowledge with them. Either way, turnover is expensive and frustrating.

There are many reasons employees contemplate leaving an organization, including lack of work-life balance, professional development or accountability; inadequate pay; and the feeling of being undervalued.

Let's explore what employee retention is, why it is important, how to measure it, and how to start an employee retention program.
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