How do we know if our first-year attrition rate is healthy? We have sources to compare overall attrition, but have not found a benchmark for attrition during the first year of employment.
—Turnover Tension, manufacturing/production, Manassas, VirginiaRead More
What are ways that we can determine who our company's top performers are?
—Taking Stock, wholesale trade, Seattle
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For empowering employees to shape their own careers and identify opportunities for development, Veterans Affairs Learning University is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
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How do we make abstract ideas concrete, such as commitment, ability, innovation, loyalty and so on? Is it a matter of building better job competencies? Better job descriptions? We know our employees work hard, care about the company and strive to do well, but measuring these concepts in a concrete way is a challenge for us.
—In Search of Answers, construction/industrial, Parsippany, New Jersey