EMPLOYEE BENEFITS THAT IMPROVE HIRING AND RETENTION

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS THAT IMPROVE HIRING AND RETENTION A new benefit survey of human resource professionals found that around a third of companies had more trouble hiring and retaining employees at all levels in 2014 than the two previous years. Some 29 percent of businesses leveraged their incentive packages to gain new staffers while 25 percent utilized them…

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REHIRING A FORMER EMPLOYEE

YOU’RE FIRED . . . OR, MAYBE NOT: REHIRING A FORMER EMPLOYEE For most people, getting fired means that the door to that company is closed completely. Most bosses aren’t going to go to all of the trouble of terminating someone if they aren’t completely sure that the person is not suitable for the position,…

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WHAT TO DO BEFORE YOU FIRE AN EMPLOYEE

STOP! DO THIS BEFORE YOU FIRE AN EMPLOYEE As a manager, one of the least pleasant tasks that you’ll ever have to do is firing an employee. It’s never fun to be the one who has to share news that negatively affects someone’s livelihood, never mind their overall career path and self-esteem. And while the…

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MANAGING MILLENNIALS

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MANAGING MILLENNIALS By the year 2020, Millennials — the generation born between about 1980 and the year 2000 — will make up 46 percent of the workforce. These young people are ambitious, educated, and like most workers, eager to find their place in a meaningful career. But if you’re…

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PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICY

WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICY It can happen to even the best leaders: An employee (or employees) fails to follow company policies. Perhaps they are chronically late, take too many breaks during the day, or spend too much time updating their Facebook statuses and not checking on client status. Whatever the offense,…

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