5 Employee Retention Strategies That Keep Your Best Employees Satisfied

Author: Nick Lucs

One of the hottest trends in business right now is the topic of employee retention and satisfaction.
Business owners and managers are seeing their top employees “make the jump” every four years, on average – much more often than previous generations. ...
Sep 14

6 Concepts Your Millennial Employees Wish You Understood

One of the most fraught challenges that an entrepreneur can face is the management of employees. Plenty of books have been written on the subject; plenty of classes have been taught. But it’s only when you’re suddenly sharing an office full of millennials with their own distinct personalities, strengths, weaknesses and dreams - each of whom is looking to you for leadership -- that the real learning begins. ...
Sep 13

Promoting Diversity at All Levels

            While it is essential for management and those in higher up positions to promote and enforce diversity at their company, it is equally important to promote diversity throughout all levels of the company. ...
Sep 7

3 Ways to Help Teammates Improve Their Professional Game

When a co-worker is not pulling his or her own weight, consider these solutions.
We can all relate to being on a team where someone doesn't pull his or her own weight. Maybe the person is having a hard time at home; he or she is less organized than others on the team; he or she is less motivated and inspired by the job or doesn't have a clear sense of the team's priorities. ...
Sep 5

How the Job Hopping Trend Presents Recruitment Opportunity

Four in 10 employees in the United States say they are always looking for the next job opportunity, which presents a significant retention challenge for HR, but at the same time, a remarkable opening for talent acquisition efforts.
ManpowerGroup Solutions, a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm based in Milwaukee, surveyed 4,479 job seekers in October 2015 from five influential employment markets around the world (Australia, China, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States). ...
Aug 31

Eliminating Detrimental Distractions in the Workplace

We all know how easy it can be to fall in to the grasps of distractions at work. There’s Facebook, Instagram, the latest cat video on YouTube, chatting with Carol in the break room, the distractions are endless. No matter how good you are at tuning them out, it is not possible to remain focused every second of every day at work. ...
Aug 29

Breaking the Rules to Drive Engagement

Breaking the Rules to Drive Engagement
A Q&A with Jim Harter
While global leaders and companies understand the importance of employee engagement in theory, the percentage of engaged employees has barely budged since the beginning of the 2000s. ...
Aug 17

Filling the void: How higher ed can embrace diversity in an evolving workforce

Experts say targeting the next generation may be the key to institutional success or failure.
Less than a generation ago, the American labor pool was whiter and older, according to government demographic statistics. But the most recent data point to a rapidly changing workforce, one defined by greater diversity, a retiring baby boomer generation, and a technologically savvy millennial audience. ...
Aug 15

How I make diversity and inclusion the biggest priority in the workplace

Barry Ostrowsky, CEO of RWJBarnabas Health, the state's largest health system, took some time to discuss the topic of diversity as it relates to business and the workforce.
NJBIZ: We are working in a world more focused on diversity. Should businesses adopt a tactic to enforce this effort?
Barry Ostrowsky: Irrespective of how righteous the topic is, it is absolutely necessary to enhance the business results of an enterprise. ...
Aug 15

9 High-Paying Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Is your 9-to-5 job suffocating you? Tired of working a low-paying, high stress job? Have you been watching in horror as your industry slowly dies around you? Now might be the time to replace your dead-end job with a shiny, new, and potentially lucrative career. ...
Aug 15