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The art of retention

When companies hit hard times, it’s often immediately clear how successful their employee retention strategies are. The leadership team will either see staff dig in deep or, alternatively, they will see a number of people leave the business feeling like the grass could be greener elsewhere.

Article by: Vishal Chharalia | Published: 26 October 2018

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In a war for talent, how can business improve staff retention rates?

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) recently revealed that unemployment figures fell to its lowest rates since 1975 in the three months to February 2018. While these figures show positive signs of improvement, the UK is still in a war for talent with a gap between the jobs available and the skills to fill them.

Article by: Matt Weston | Published: 20 July 2018

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How to avoid losing good employees

Some C-suite executives take the view from 30,000 feet, but don’t see everything going on within the many organisational levels below. It may be time to answer the pressing question they keep asking themselves these days: “Why do some of my best employees keep changing planes?” Turnover is a concern for many companies – and at many different job levels.

Article by: Betty Ng | Published: 16 July 2018

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Employee-Centric Corporate Goodness Programs to Big Gains in Retention

An analysis reveals links between participation in corporate Goodness programs and employee retention within a large cohort of companies. The study, which examined the activity of more than 2 million users, found that turnover dropped by an average of 57 percent in the employee group most deeply connected to their companies’ giving and volunteering efforts.

Article by: Bryan de Lottinville | Published: 1 June 2018

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Employee experience critical to employee retention

Organisations that dedicate 1 percent or more of payroll to values-based rewards and recognition are more likely to perceive greater impacts on financial outcomes.

Article by: Globoforce | Published: 29 December 2016

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Open heart surgery

Are employers paying lip service to retention, but practicing a different reality? High levels of employee turnover is bad for business - replacing an employee can cost up to 50 percent of their annual salary - but to direct attention solely on the numbers means never getting to the heart of the matter, and it really is the heart we’re talking about because for the employees themselves, money is rarely the issue.

Article by: | Published: 12 October 2016