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The 1 Thing All Great Bosses Think About During Job Interviews

Employee turnover is costly. Hiring based on shared values and cultural beliefs leads to winning results.<p>I'd argue that culture fit is the most important aspect of retaining great employees above anything else. But employee retention starts with first being able to clearly articulate what the …

Hiring for Cultural Fit? Here's What to Look For

Credit: Rido/Shutterstock<p>Cultural fit is a concept that can be hard to define, but everyone knows when it is missing. Imagine a company founder who …

Why Company Culture is so Important for Attracting Talent

Jena Brown, AKA Talent Junky, an independent recruiting operations and brand strategist, recently asked a C-level client how his employees would …

The End Of Culture Fit

As more companies strive for diversity and inclusion, the term “culture fit” is falling out of favor.<p>The notion of hiring for culture fit was established as a foundation of many corporate recruiting processes. The term was embedded in career sites, integrated into interview processes, and touted as …

Race & Ethnicity

Who Owns Retention? The REAL Employee Turnover Problem

What’s the biggest problem when it comes to employee <b>turnover</b>? No one owns <b>retention</b>! At many companies, when <b>turnover</b> rises …

Culture Matters for Employee Retention in Government Human Resources

Culture is an important factor to determining employee retention in government human resources. Learn to develop a culture that results in long-term …

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How Does Diversity Impact Employee Retention?<p><i>by Shelagh Dillon</i><p>Having a diverse workforce means your business is more likely to appeal to a wider …

The Myriad Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the age of technology, the world has become smaller. Smartphones and other mobile devices make it possible to interact with customers, vendors or employees on the other side of the world anytime of day or night. As businesses and …

Employment

Does Diversity Reduce Employee Turnover?

We’ve made some enormous progress in the last few years when it comes to the importance of diversity in the workplace. Despite ongoing problems some …

How Does Diversity Impact Employee Retention?

Career expectations have changed for employees over the past decades. Workers once aspired to a job with the same employer for life. Today’s workers …

A 12-Step Program For Retaining Your Diverse Workforce

Most firms have no idea that they have a revolving door that is bleeding diversity talent, because unexplainably, they don’t measure and report …

Case Study: Whirlpool's Diverse Talent Retention Strategy

Whirlpool recently revamped their HR strategy into a People Excellence Strategy, establishing an operating system based on specific analytics they …

6 Ideas to Align People With Company Culture

Posted at in Alignment, Culture by Oriane Perrin<p>Company culture is as much a factor of business performance as it is of employee satisfaction at work …

Role of Culture in Engagement Drives Employee Retention

There has been much discussion about employee branding, recruitment and retention, and connecting culture with organizational values. But <i>what is the</i> …

The Impact of Company Culture on Employee Retention

Mark Miller | VP of Marketing, Emergenetics International<p>There’s more and more evidence to the notion that the companies who perform best financially …

How Important Is Culture Fit For Employee Retention?

Employee turnover is costly. Hiring based on shared values and cultural beliefs leads to winning results. And I’d argue that culture fit is the most important aspect of retaining great employees above anything else, especially when the company is facing significant changes. But employee retention …

Majority of U.S. Employees Not Engaged Despite Gains in 2014

Story Highlights<p><i>31.5% of U.S. employees engaged in 2014</i>• <i><br>Engagement at its highest since 2000</i>• <i><br>Younger workers are least engaged</i><p>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less …

The Worldwide Employee Engagement Crisis

In the U.S. and globally, employee engagement numbers haven't budged in years. Is there anything leaders can do?

Employee Engagement in U.S. Stagnant in 2015

Although steady, U.S. employee engagement levels remained low in 2015. An average of 32% of workers were engaged in their jobs this past year, …

The Engaged Workplace

Employee Engagement<p>A highly engaged workforce means the difference between a company that outperforms its competitors and one that fails to grow.<p><b>Is</b> …

What Millennials Want From Work and Life

A new Gallup report finds four themes collectively describe millennials: unattached, connected, unconstrained and idealistic.

Organizations Going Above and Beyond to Engage Employees

Few organizations know how to truly engage their employees. Gallup research shows that 13% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs, meaning …

Paycheck or Purpose: What Drives Millennials?

Millennials have limited financial freedom. Yet their motivations to find a new job have less to do with money than with other factors.

Employee Recognition: Low Cost, High Impact

Recognizing good work is a powerful, cost-effective method of improving organizational performance -- yet it is underused.

Unhappy State, Local Government Workers Cost U.S. Billions

The State of Local and State Government Workers' Engagement report shows a median of 29% of local and state government employees across the U.S. are …