How to welcome a new hire

The first day at a new job normally involves trainings, meetings and paperwork. But if you only stick to formal tasks and documents, you’re missing your chance to really welcome someone. Here are some simple ways...

7 employee motivation techniques and tools

As you build your company and hire new employees, it’s important that they stay engaged, motivated and incentivized to do well. A disengaged employee is not only a drain on your resources, but can create a...

How to create an employee retention program

Employee retention programs can help you protect your most valuable assets: your people. High turnover rates cost time and money and indicate that your organization is a stepping stone, rather than a destination. Surveys show that...

How to conduct an effective exit interview

Every time an employee gives their two weeks notice, a new hiring process begins. You focus on posting a job ad, evaluating candidates and choosing your next team member. But how much attention do you pay...

How to calculate employee turnover rate

The term ‘employee turnover rate’ refers to the percentage of employees who leave an organization during a certain period of time. People usually include voluntary resignations, dismissals, non certifications and retirements in their turnover calculations. They...

Employee engagement strategies that work

Low employee engagement is a global problem. Right now, seven out of ten employees in the US drag their feet to work. This number is even higher around the world. A team of clockwatchers is fatal to...