Employee retention

Want a change? Try these tips before you dust off your resume

After several years in the same job, it's easy to feel like you're stuck in a rut. It happens to all of us. Sometimes, this feeling leads to employees beginning to job search, wondering what else is...

Job hopping is the new normal - so what can you do about it?

Job-hopping has been on the rise in recent years, which makes sense -- an average North American job tenure is somewhere between 3.6 and 4.2 years at present, meaning a 22 year-old entering the...

3 Ways That Data Can Improve The Hiring Process

Everyone’s talking about data. Data this, analytics that. Show me the numbers! I get it. Business decisions need to be informed by data so that we can prove there’s a reason for the changes we make....

How To Monitor Turnover and Retention

It’s not a big surprise that when we asked some top HR thought leaders about vital metrics for people analytics, many of them suggested employee turnover and retention. Most HR functions revolve...

Essential Metrics for People Analytics: 10 HR Thought Leaders Weigh In

People analytics is a huge topic in the world of HR. As data becomes increasingly accessible, organizations want to use it to inform all of their business decisions, including decisions related to...

4 Things Every HR Team Should Offer To Employees

As an HR professional, your primary role can often seem like it revolves around positions. Hiring for open positions, conducting exit interviews for people who are leaving their positions, organizing...

The 3 Biggest Onboarding Challenges Nobody Talks About

Let’s face it. Onboarding can be awkward. Not only is your new employee facing an unknown situation, but the team they’re joining is in uncharted waters as well. Some people thrive in uncertainty –...

Five common recruitment mistakes and how to avoid them

One of the most important decisions a business makes is choosing who it hires. Simply put, selecting the right staff for the job can make all the difference in how well a company performs, and how...

Building the Business Case for Talent Assessments

Have you ever pitched management on a really great idea, but just couldn’t get the funding to try it? Even though numerous studies have shown the benefits companies realize by using assessments in...

Your Favorite Posts of the Year

As we approach the middle of the year, I thought I’d use one of our blog posts to thank you for reading and sharing our blog. I'm always interested to see which posts interest you. Sometimes I...

New Hire Checklist: Tips for Onboarding New Employees

Are you doing everything (reasonably) possible to ensure the new hires you’ve spent time and money finding are going to stick around and become productive? Do you have a structured process for...

The Secret to Hiring for Culture Fit

Guest post by Jamie Notter, Founding Partner, WorkXO According to the 2016 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey, nearly two thirds of the respondents say it’s hard to find a cultural fit when...

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