Employee Retention

From new hires quitting in the first month to longstanding employees handing in their notice, employee retention is a costly issue that needs to be tackled.

7 Questions to Ask Your Employees to Boost Retention

You need to be getting feedback from your employees to increase retention and engagement. But here’s the thing: what questions should you be asking them to find out whether or not you have an employee who’s thinking about throwing in the towel on your hands?

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Don't Go! Retention Strategies to Increase Employee Loyalty

Losing staff is often stressful. It’s also expensive for the business with some studies estimating that the cost of replacing an employee can be as much as six to nine months of their salary. So what can be done to minimize the risk of employees quitting on you and your bank account taking the blow?

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Is It Time to Rethink Your Paternity Leave Policy?

Could you create a better company culture, attract more talent, and increase employee retention by offering a more attractive paternity leave policy? It’s likely, and let’s face it, what have you got to lose? We look at why it’s worth revisiting the policies and perks you already have in place.

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How a Welcome Email Can Stop New Hires Ghosting You

It’s a fact that candidates aren’t adverse to ghosting and disappearing during the application process. Even worse, some new hires change their minds after accepting a job offer even before they’ve made it through your door. So how can you stop new hire ghosting? Enter the employee welcome email.

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How Your HR Team Can Offer More Support to Your People

No matter how hard we try to keep our work and personal lives separate it’s inevitable that issues with our partner, children, finances etc can have a knock on effect at work. Therefore it’s crucial that your HR department is ready and equipped to help employees who may need a little extra support.

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How to Increase Your Retention Rates Through Employee Recognition

We all enjoy being recognized for our positive attributes. Whether it’s our winning smile, our ability to cook amazing food, or more importantly, the way we crush it at work. But what happens if you’re consistently achieving results and no one notices? Here’s why employee recognition is so crucial.

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6 Ways to Show Your Employees a Little Love

The link between employee appreciation and retention isn’t rocket science: show your people you appreciate them and they’re more likely to do a good job. And less likely to spend their lunchtime scanning job sites! And the good news is, it doesn’t have to cost a fortune - or even anything at all.

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4 Ways to Prioritize Your Employees' Mental Health

Burnout, rocketing stress levels, anxiety...all can take their toll on the people that work for you. Indeed, you might even be feeling the effects yourself. But as someone working in Human Resources it may be down to you to help shape your company’s response to employee mental health and wellbeing.

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Why You Should Offer Better Employee Benefits in 2021

New year, new you? We’ve heard it all before. But while health and fitness goals often fall by the wayside a couple of months into the year, one resolution you should make - and stick to - is to take a look at the perks and benefits you offer your employees and to see if you can improve on them.

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5 Ways to Collect Feedback & Increase Employee Retention

Employee retention has long been a thorn in the side of HR. And one way of tackling it that’s often overlooked is one of the simplest (and cheapest) to execute. Asking your employees for feedback not only makes your people feel valued, it gives you insight into your workplace to help you improve.

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The Link Between Stay Interviews & Employee Retention

Interviews: love ‘em or hate ‘em, if you work in HR or management you’re going to conduct them. And if you fall into the ‘loathe them’ camp when we say you should be doing more than job and exit interviews your initial reaction might be to stop reading. But wait; let’s talk about the stay interview!

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