When you’re competing for talent in the recruitment market, it doesn’t always come down to salary. Around one in four candidates say that they’ll choose the employer with the best organizational culture, even if it means turning down more lucrative offers. That’s why it’s so celebrate your culture and share it with the outside world.
We’re experiencing a hot recruitment market right now, and leaders in all industries are finding it difficult to fill vacant positions. Even if you’re not actively recruiting right now, these conditions pose real challenges. A competitive market means that rival employers will go to extreme measures to headhunt the best people on your team.
On an average working day in America, only one in three employees are fully engaged with their job. That's according to the latest data from Gallup, which shows that average engagement spiked during the pandemic, but is now back at normal levels. And, in most offices, normal is bad.
Keeping hold of your best staff has always been a challenge. Experienced managers have a whole toolkit of techniques they use to identify retention risks and minimize staff turnover rates. But those techniques often involve face-to-face contact with the team. What happens when you’re trying to manage a group of remote workers?
Human resources professionals are the beating heart of every business. The right human resources team can help promote a positive culture, make employees feel valued, and extinguish conflict in the workplace. But, when things aren’t going well in your HR department, you could start to see problems across the entire organization.
As the world starts to think about life after the pandemic, leaders now face a new crisis, known as The Great Resignation. Quit rates are surging in most industries as people walk away from their old routines to seek out new opportunities and a better work-life balance. If you’re worried that your best talent might be about to join this mass walk-out, then it’s time to deploy an underused staff retention technique: the stay interview.