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You’ve probably seen the studies linking employee retention to new hire experience. If you haven’t, you might start with this one by the SHRM Foundation. In it, you’ll find a compelling argument for re-investing in your onboarding process. Whether your new hire is fresh out of school or a seasoned veteran, they need to experience a guided, intentional introduction to your organization, their new team, and their role within it. And if you thought that you could save a few dollars by just “buddying them up with Betty Lou over here because she really knows the ropes…” well… no, you can’t.
In the ongoing battle for top candidates, a liberal vacation offering is a powerful perk. In fact, a generous and flexible PTO policy does more than attract great new candidates. When designed, communicated and managed well, it can also help you retain your current employees.
It’s the cold calm before the storm for the construction industry here in Minnesota. But while it may look quiet to the casual observer, every successful construction business leader is working hard, right now, to build the right team. Or, to put it more accurately, teams.
You could be missing out on receiving exceptional applicants.
We see this often: You've posted an open position at your organization, but you feel as if you haven't been attracting the right candidates to apply. Maybe you've posted the position on sites that don't get the right kind of traffic. Maybe you're having trouble attracting traffic to your own company career page. Have you taken a second look at the job description itself?
Every year, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we aim to honor the legacy of this great American hero. But this year, we also hope to extend our focus, develop a deeper understanding of Dr. King’s dream, and redouble our own efforts to help make his dream a reality.
January traditionally sees a surge in job seekers entering the market which can make it harder to secure an interview or receive a response from the employer. If you’re looking for a new job this month, here are five essential tips to help you stay motivated: