Tag "HR"

A measured step

Employee turnover is expensive. Replacing an employee who quits costs, on average, 21% of their annual pay. While it’s tempting to dismiss turnover as a fact of life in today’s fast-moving job market, new research shows otherwise.* Compensation could be a strategic tool for talent retention, especially when the going is tough.

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Leading beyond assumptions

David Mattson, author of The Road to Excellence, unveils the ‘blind spots’ leaders should always avoid.

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A journey together

As per Gallup’s 2017 State of the Global Workplace report, worldwide, the percentage of adults who work full time for an employer and are engaged at work—they are highly involved in and enthusiastic about their work and workplace—is just 15%. Though engagement levels vary considerably by country and region, in no country does the proportion of the employed residents who are engaged in their job exceed about four in ten. Leaders and HR managers need to abandon outdated practices and forge a new path to build an engaged and high-performing workforce.

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auditing culture

Denise Lee Yohn, author of FUSION: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World’s Greatest Companies, cracks the code on culture-building. She explains why and how to use corporate culture to increase the competitiveness and sustainability of one’s business.

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separation does not amount to divorce

Daminee Sawhney, Zomato, explains the company’s re-hiring mantra—if the person was a right fit the first time then s/he would be a valuable asset to the company again.

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