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Dear Workforce How Do We Tie Turnover Cost Analysis to Engagement?

September 7, 2011
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How do we compare the cost of losing employees vs. finding their replacements? We understand that turnover costs more than retaining, but in what ways exactly does this manifest itself? We are in the process of trying to analyze this as we ramp up for an engagement survey.
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Dear Workforce How Do We Launch a Systematic and Rigorous Plan to Build a Performance Management Strategy for Our Workforce?

September 7, 2011
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How do we launch a systematic and rigorous plan to build a performance management strategy for our workforce? Our insurance company is experiencing serious competitive obstacles for many reasons, but mainly due to staff inefficiency. Hence, we need to adopt a rigorous HR system that boosts staff performance, improves recruiting and evaluates the need for training programs. Please help.
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Dear Workforce When Should We Consider Using a Training Boot Camp

September 7, 2011
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How do we know whether to conduct a training boot camp? What are the pros and cons of this approach?
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Dear Workforce How Do We Get People to Show Up for Scheduled Training

September 7, 2011
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We have encountered a problem with individuals failing to show up for required training opportunities. We want to assess a no-show penalty but don’t know who is more accountable: managers or the employees themselves?
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Dear Workforce How Do We Know Whether Our Not-For-Profit Organization Should Use Incentive Pay

September 7, 2011
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How could we develop and implement an incentive compensation plan for our not-for-profit organization? We aren’t sure it even makes sense to do this, but are mulling whether it would be more effective than paying people only with salaries. Advice?
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Road to RecoveryResources from Workforce Management to Help You Stay Ahead of the Post Recession Curve

September 7, 2011
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Featuring two exclusive stories with great tips and insights from employee motivation expert Bob Nelson, this collection of articles, case studies, best practices and tools will help you and your HR organization on the road to economic recovery. Nelson is the keynote speaker for Workforce Management ’s online conference Wednesday, December 9.
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HCL Optimas Award Winner for Innovation

September 7, 2011
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The India-based tech services provider sees reduced turnover and explosive revenue growth after making employee satisfaction its top priority.
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Dear Workforce How Can I Motivate My Staff To Be More Detail-Oriented

September 7, 2011
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If the need for attention really stems from the work, explain to your people why it matters. If your need for detail is stems from something more personal, then you should quit trying to change your people.
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Turning Labor Day Lemons into Lemonade

September 6, 2011
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