Turnover

The former Arkansas governor commented on the high turnover of White House staff.
As an example, if you are a 150 person company with 11% annual turnover, and you spend $25k on per person on hiring, $10k
We've been told repeatedly fields that employ helping professionals (think teachers and those in health care) have a higher
Having the right people who fit your company culture, both through natural chemistry and building on what's already there, is an extremely important part of scaling any organization.
No matter how stuffed your guests are after the main meal, everyone will make room for these stunning sweets. No-bake chocolate cream pie with toasted meringue, anyone?
Many approaches to improving wellness in the workplace take relatively little money, but the rewards can be significant. A company that offers a caring, positive environment is a company that will likely have happier employees, greater productivity, and a better competitive position.
Simply using the word "together" can have a profound impact on how work teams operate. New research by Priyanka Carr and Gregory Walton shows that using social cues that signal an invitation for folks to work together can fuel intrinsic motivation even when people work alone.
Great employees fuel the Silicon Valley engine. But keeping them can be a challenge. Like a card player who broadcasts the next move, maybe we can read the turnover signals in advance.
As workers have become increasingly more critical to the overall success of their companies, what they need and expect in exchange for their work has also profoundly changed.
We work in an industry whose business model is built on human capital. Yet we continue to be amazed by the high turnover, layoffs and politics that plague most agencies.
In medicine, physicians are trained to review evidence and base their practices on the latest scientific discoveries. In business schools, we have a chasm between two types of degrees.
I have routinely encountered hesitancy amongst school leaders to pursue relationships with coaches and/or to attend robust, sustained leadership seminars and trainings.
Some company killers are obvious. Competition. Obsolescence. Too much debt. They're sexy problems. They make the headlines and you're already aware of them. But there are hidden threats that you don't even know exist.
Millions in savings? Aren't these just lofty claims from a start­up eager to cash in on the Big Data buzz? Actually, no. Consider
Engaged employees work harder, produce more, lead happier lives, and create better societies. Lucky for your employees, you're sophisticated enough to grasp this, and evolved enough to want to create it for them. Actually, that may not be so lucky for them, or for you.
What's it going to take to do Human Resources right and make employees, and yourself, happy? The answer: More than you think, especially if you're an H.R. klutz like me.
Making yourself indispensable is a skill that nearly every leader, employee, manager, and team member wants and should have.
The below graph by Mercer compares job satisfaction by age-group: "From the employee viewpoint, not only has the deal been
McDonald's said it and its franchisees would be spending an extra $518 million on wages and salaries for the 50,000 new workers
ObamaCare is a boondoggle, plain and simple. It is a political approach coupled with a self-proclaimed solution for a medical problem. It is snake oil, not an evidence-based treatment.