Why Company Culture Matters Around the Holidays

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The holidays can bring on stress in anyone, and that can manifest at work as well, leading to distraction and lessened work output. So from a management end, it’s important that you take notice of those parts of the workday that aren’t technically about work, but can influence your employees. In other words, make sure… Read more »

Strategies to Reduce Turnover in Young Employees

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Turnover costs quite a bit, on various fronts. In the literal sense, turnover becomes expensive: Depending on the industry, it can cost thousands of dollars to replace just one good employee. A higher turnover rate adds up over time. There’s also the cost of lost productivity (finding someone to replace who’s left, time taken to… Read more »

Four Reasons New Employees Fail

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As an employer, you do your best to go through the hiring process and carefully choose the right candidate for the position; it’s not something to take lightly. Yet, a 2005 study discovered that 46 percent of newly hired employees fail within 18 months of starting the job – and the results still bear out… Read more »

Do You Have an Employee Handbook? Three Reasons You Should.

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If you want employees to remember the rules and the ropes, it helps to have a tangible document they can get their hands on — or that you can show them — as needed. As a written record of a company’s policies, regulations, legal statements, and general information, an employee handbook can cover a number… Read more »