Our IT product development company mostly serves large financial institutions. Although we have best practices in place for performance management and training, we continue to lose top-notch employees to some of these same companies that also are our clients. I’d like to know what combination of cash-based and noncash retention tools we could set up to help reverse the trend.
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How do I use benchmarks to determine if my support departments are staffed properly?
The author, lecturer and former editor-columnist for The Wall Street Journal will head editorial operations for the leading business publication in workforce management and human resources.
The large majority of chief financial officers—83 percent—say they plan no changes to their staffs.
It’s the era of inspiration, author Dov Seidman says. Companies must help employees tap into intrinsic motivation rather than rely on carrots and sticks, contends Seidman, founder of consulting firm LRN and author of the book HOW: Why HOW We Do Anything Means Everything … in Business (and in Life). Seidman recently spoke with Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim.
What actions can we take to demonstrate to employees that we value their opinions? We want to make sure they know their voices count in our organization. But we want to go beyond lip service and give them proof that we mean what we say. This is part of a larger effort to create a more open culture.
April brings a single-digit jobless rate to the city—9.8 percent, compared with 10 percent in March. Recovery might finally be kicking in, economists say.
Illinois reports improvement in the jobs picture for the first time in three years, with 19,100 new jobs added in April and 51,500 hires for the year to date. But the unemployment rate remains at high levels.
The unemployment rate in Michigan improved only marginally in April, according to new figures released by the state. Although state regulators say the workforce has been increasing, year-over-year comparisons show the unemployment rate has grown since April 2009.