10 Surprising Employee Retention Statistics You Need to Know

Employee retention is a challenge for nearly every organization. Even the best leaders have a hard time keeping top talent. Although it may seem impossible to perfect a retention strategy in the face of these odds, you can often make a dramatic improvement with a few simple steps.

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By George Dickson on May 25, 2016

A New Employee Checklist Designed for Humans

A new employee checklist can be a useful tool to help ensure you're covering all the bases during your onboarding process, but they're often incomplete and lack crucial elements of emotional intelligence.

They start too late in the process, end too early, and feel like a cold, dry legal document.

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By George Dickson on May 18, 2016

How to Keep Engineers Happy, Engaged, and Motivated

How do you keep good engineers on the team?

Easier said than done, right? It's especially tough when everyone on Earth is trying to hire them away and they all have deeper pockets, a more impressive campus, and cooler perks than you.

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By George Dickson on May 11, 2016

8 Fun and Unique Ways to Strengthen Company Culture

Have you ever met a Chief Culture Instigator, a Minister of Fun, or resident Vibe Monitor? Maybe the Head of the Culture Committee, or the VP of Happiness? If any of these titles sound familiar, you’ve probably also worked at companies that don’t quite have the headcount or energy for an official Culture or HR leader to join the staff – but still understand the benefits.

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By Morgan Chaney on May 04, 2016

The Future of Work: Talent and Culture for the 21st Century

Work as we know it is changing dramatically, and organizations that aren't able to adapt won't last.

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By George Dickson on April 27, 2016

5 Simple Reasons You Should Ditch Employee Service Awards

Employee service awards are steadily losing popularity as a way to recognize employees for the contributions they've made to their organization. Here are five simple reasons why.

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By George Dickson on April 20, 2016

10 Simple Recruiting Tips You'll be Happy You Learned

A truly successful recruiting strategy involves your entire team, and several areas of your business you might not expect. We shared 10 simple recruiting tips to demystify the process, and help you consistently attract top talent.

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By George Dickson on April 13, 2016

How to Boost Employee Performance with Recognition

Employee performance has a reverberating impact on nearly every aspect of an organization. Because of its wide-reaching influence on overall performance, organizations have worked since time immemorial to improve it -- some with more success than others.

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By George Dickson on April 06, 2016

5 Employee Incentive Programs With Unexpected Consequences

Employee incentives are challenging to get right. Although their ultimate goal is to motivate employees to succeed and achieve their best, many of these programs have unintended consequences.

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By George Dickson on March 30, 2016

5 Big Mistakes New Team Leads Should Avoid

It's exciting, and sometimes a little unnerving to be placed in a leadership position for the first time. You have the potential to guide a team of talented individuals to success, but you also have a responsibility to make solid decisions.

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By George Dickson on March 23, 2016

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