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What Do Employees Value? How to Increase Employee Retention

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 29, 2017 9:15:00 AM


Most successful managers can tell you that there is a big correlation between happy workers and hard workers. Increased workloads, distrusting managers, and unclear goals within organizations have created work environments in which employees feel overworked, undervalued, and disengaged. Employers often have the misconception that paying their employees well will produce great joy and motivation that will result in better work. However, this is not usually the case. Many employers may be surprised to learn that money is not always the biggest motivating factor when it comes to productivity and happiness. 

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Topics: employee retention, employee retention programs, employee engagement

How to Manage Your Millennials with Mentoring

Posted by Vanessa Branscome on Jun 1, 2017 8:32:00 AM


Technology is the biggest form of communication that millennials use today, both in their personal lives as well as in the workplace. As new tools are developed, millennials are the first ones to use them. However, what some people don’t know is that millennials also value face-to-face communication. They need more engagement than their employers realize which may be why some hiring managers find it difficult to find and retain millennials. 

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Topics: Millennial Workforce