5 Top Drivers of Employee Engagement

Most employers are keenly aware of the critical nature of employee engagement – a measure of the emotional commitment workers have to their jobs. When employees are engaged, morale is high, and businesses are more successful. According to Smarp, an employee communication and advocacy group, companies with high employee engagement are 22% more profitable. So […]

How to Counter ‘Quiet Quitting’

One of the more concerning workplace trends in the past year has been the emergence of “quiet quitting,” a term that originated in 2021. (Fun fact: the term was coined as a rough translation of a Chinese concept called “lying flat.”) While some managers scornfully define it as doing the bare minimum to keep a […]

Recognize Toxic Candidates Before You Hire Them

In an environment where staff shortages are still causing problems for employers more than two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began, it’s tempting to hire candidates who are “on the bubble” when it comes to qualifications and experience. But if you’re not careful, your eagerness to fill staff openings may allow some truly toxic candidates […]

Ways to Make Your Onboarding Program More Fun

In today’s competitive job market, acquiring quality talent is at a premium. So is keeping it. Luckily, what you do in your new hires’ first days with the company can set them up to be successful and keep them around for the long haul. In fact, a study by the Brandon Hall Group found that […]

What’s Your Employee Value Proposition?

The job market is in a great period of upheaval. Staff shortages have forced employers to step up their recruiting efforts and add hiring incentives that would have sounded absurd a few years ago. For example, The Economist reports that truck drivers in Portland, Oregon, are getting $30,000 signing bonuses.   You probably don’t have that […]

Capitalize on These Hiring Trends in 2022

As we enter 2022, many employers are still dealing with the hiring crises that COVID-19 has brought about. But the new year also brings with it new opportunities. Here are five hiring trends that you can take advantage of – provided you get on top of them.  Make the Hiring Experience Seamless Across Platforms  One […]