If you’re in the hiring and retention business, you are an investor — in human capital, time, effort, opportunity cost, and hope. Here are seven ways to best protect your hiring investment. Because even if you’ve batted .1000 on every hire you’ve ever made, there are no guarantees your next hire will fill your organization’s current and future needs to a “T.”
Hiring the wrong people for your job openings is an error that compounds over time. Don’t put salad dressing on your breakfast cereal. Let your employees help you out.
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High employee engagement is a proven bottom-line driver. But how high can you go?
You watch a little TV/Hulu/Netflix, right? I’ve been known to log an hour or four in front of the high-def color screen, ingesting the comedy/drama/sports/mystery the content providers have to offer. Sometimes, magic happens.
If you read the Society for Human Resource Management’s most recent report on the subject, you might have the impression that all is well with employee engagement in the United States. The report states that about 86% of employees are satisfied at their jobs.
But Gallup’s report presents a more dismal picture—only about 31% of employees are engaged at work.
How employees feel about their work is important, since they spend such a large part of their life in the workplace. A 2013 study by Gallup found that nearly two-thirds of American workers are not engaged in their work, and nearly one-quarter are “actively disengaged.”