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Most employers are aware that employee turnover is part of running a company, but many are still taken by surprise when a quality employee voluntarily leaves the company to work elsewhere. Voluntary employee turnover rates don’t appear to be decreasing any time soon, and for employers that can be very costly. New research has uncovered […] continue reading this post

Performance reviews are an oft-dreaded obligation for employers and employees alike, but are still regarded as a necessary part of managing employee development and productivity. However, with the introduction of new technologies and the shift in lifestyle habits of today’s workforce, performance reviews may be becoming an obsolete management technique. Many businesses are already reevaluating […] continue reading this post

image In the current climate around sexual harassment, employers should be especially cautious about office romances. The most recent Annual Valentine’s Day survey from CareerBuilder founds that 36 percent of workers reported dating a co-worker, and 30 percent reported dating a superior. While on one hand, many office romances are mutually agreeable and end up not […] continue reading this post

image Are you prepared to lose employees in 2018? A new survey was recently released by Glassdoor, revealing that 35 percent of hiring decision makers (individuals working in recruitment and HR and responsible for hiring) are expecting more employees to quit over the next 12 months. This survey, conducted among 750 hiring decision makers, also reports […] continue reading this post

Knowing the difference between your employees and contractors can mean the difference between compliance and penalties. Misclassifying employees is a serious mistake that has costly consequences for employers. Failure to classify workers correctly can subject an employer to civil penalties, class action lawsuits, back taxes, fines, and more. Additionally, if the misclassified employee should have […] continue reading this post