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Expert Insight: How to Improve Office Morale & Keep Employee Retention High

office morale

Employers hear a lot about the importance of employee engagement and keeping morale high. And with good reason: Engaged, happy employees are among the best assets that any company can have. Not only are they less likely to leave (limiting costly turnover), but they are more productive, have lower rates of absenteeism, and are more […]

ARE YOU ADDRESSING THESE HR ESSENTIALS?

Typical human resource (HR) issues that employers face include recruiting workers, training employees, preventing discrimination, increasing productivity, ensuring safety, resolving conflicts, and offering benefits. To lighten your load, National PEO provides various staffing solutions ranging from comprehensive services to customized individual tasks. Access more useful employment information via our federal and state government links. Recruiting Workers […]

CREATING A COMPANY CULTURE FOR RECRUITMENT AND ENGAGEMENT

Company culture

Selecting new hires by cultural fit has become a modern recruitment mantra. That means looking beyond job descriptions and skills to choose contenders whose personalities and behaviors fit your firm’s core values, philosophies, beliefs, and attitudes. Unfortunately, a survey found that less than 50 percent of organizations have defined cultures. If you are in that […]

ARE YOUR BEST EMPLOYEES LEAVING? YOU COULD BE THE PROBLEM

Employee retention review

ARE YOUR BEST EMPLOYEES LEAVING? YOU COULD BE THE PROBLEM One of the top issues facing any organization is the retention of top talent. It is one thing to attract and hire excellent employees — it is something else altogether to keep them happy, engaged, and loyal to your company. Because the costs of losing […]

ENGAGE NEW STAFFERS WITH CHARITY AND VOLUNTEERISM

ENGAGE NEW STAFFERS WITH CHARITY AND VOLUNTEERISM Like many employers, you may face challenges acquiring and retaining top talent. National PEO can advertise your openings with expertly crafted job descriptions that draw in your industry’s best applicants. They’re likely to be millennials from 18 to 34 years old who represent today’s greatest workforce proportion at 34 percent. […]

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS THAT IMPROVE HIRING AND RETENTION

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS THAT IMPROVE HIRING AND RETENTION A new benefit survey of human resource professionals found that around a third of companies had more trouble hiring and retaining employees at all levels in 2014 than the two previous years. Some 29 percent of businesses leveraged their incentive packages to gain new staffers while 25 percent utilized them […]

REHIRING A FORMER EMPLOYEE

YOU’RE FIRED . . . OR, MAYBE NOT: REHIRING A FORMER EMPLOYEE For most people, getting fired means that the door to that company is closed completely. Most bosses aren’t going to go to all of the trouble of terminating someone if they aren’t completely sure that the person is not suitable for the position, […]

WHAT TO DO BEFORE YOU FIRE AN EMPLOYEE

STOP! DO THIS BEFORE YOU FIRE AN EMPLOYEE As a manager, one of the least pleasant tasks that you’ll ever have to do is firing an employee. It’s never fun to be the one who has to share news that negatively affects someone’s livelihood, never mind their overall career path and self-esteem. And while the […]

MANAGING MILLENNIALS

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MANAGING MILLENNIALS By the year 2020, Millennials — the generation born between about 1980 and the year 2000 — will make up 46 percent of the workforce. These young people are ambitious, educated, and like most workers, eager to find their place in a meaningful career. But if you’re […]

PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICY

WHY YOUR COMPANY NEEDS A PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE POLICY It can happen to even the best leaders: An employee (or employees) fails to follow company policies. Perhaps they are chronically late, take too many breaks during the day, or spend too much time updating their Facebook statuses and not checking on client status. Whatever the offense, […]