WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: HR Stats, Facts and Trends

According to statistics from Bersin, KPMG, Edelman, Gallup, Glassdoor, BambooHR and other HR research reports: $4,000 is the average amount U.S. companies spend to fill an open position. (Talent Acquisition Factbook, Bersin by Deloitte) It takes an average of 52 days to fill an open position, up from 48 days in 2011. (Talent Acquisition Factbook, […]

TIP TUESDAY: 5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

By Ben Gold, President, QuickBridge Employee productivity is vital to your business’s success. Increasing employee productivity requires small business owners to motivate and engage their workers. If you’re a small business owner looking to ramp up productivity, you may face significant resource limitations. Driving productivity gains isn’t necessarily simple. Consider these five key tactics: 1. […]

TIP TUESDAY: 5 Perks Your Employees Expect

By Sean McMahon for the HR Daily Advisor A recent survey of 1,000 office workers by Adler Business Gifts found that 97% of employees expect company perks as part of their employment package. We all know how much recruitment can cost, so retaining your staff is more important than ever. If your business isn’t already […]

TIP TUESDAY: Improving the Employee Experience

by Bridget Miller, HR Daily Advisor Employee retention is key to the successful management of your organization, and one thing you can do to keep valued employees is to focus on the “employee experience.” Here are some tips for improving the employee experience: Remember that the employee experience begins during the recruitment process. First impressions […]

TIP TUESDAY: Improving the Workplace for Working Parents

By Jason Mau, Attorney, Greener Burke Shoemaker Oberrecht P.A. for HR Daily Advisor online Acknowledging Challenges to Working Parents Gathering data from many credible national sources, a recent study focused on three main issues that are very important to working mothers (and fathers): child care, career opportunities, and work-life balance. Child care took into account […]