High Employee Turnover: Quality Employee Onboarding Reduces Quick Exits
Employee onboarding is one of the most important factors helping new recruits get adjusted to the way of working in an organization. It is also one of the first things an organization can do to ensure improvement in high employee turnover.
One of the most significant challenges among corporate alignment programs is increasing participation in volunteer events. It’s not that people don’t want to give back - in fact, most people have a charity or cause that they are passionate about. Read on to see how to inspire your team.
For corporations employing corporate volunteering as a way to increase employee alignment through engagement, it is important to be able to track volunteering performance.
How does one determine the program’s effectiveness and discover which employees have succeeded in unlocking their full potential? To help you end this dilemma, here are three key characteristics to look for in order to gain accurate results.
One of the worst news a person can receive is that a storm is brewing and they must prepare for a hurricane heading their way.
Organizations that develop their company culture through corporate citizenship programs, such as running a corporate volunteering program, experience a visible increase in employee alignment through engagement. Running these types of programs creates a connection between staff and the business that transcends paychecks and bottom lines. They can unite employees to the company’s mission and help them feel pride in where they work. There is also an added element of being able to develop staff for leadership roles outside their normal job constraints.
What IS employee engagement? It's a common problem that companies have with employees who are not engaged and not challenged adequately with their tasks is having difficulties in retaining them long term. On a smaller scale, issues like lack of enthusiasm usually lead to less productivity and a decrease in the quality of their work.
Are you organizing a corporate volunteering program? Selecting someone to lead the program is likely on your To-Do list! This is a terrific opportunity for someone in your organization to develop crucial skills that will help them further their career. Consider selecting a promising executive as your leader as it will give them a safe place to develop managerial skills.
Your first step in the process of choosing a leader should be to draft a position description to spell out the expectations. Include specific duties, time expected, and qualifications required just as you would for salaried positions in your company. Do not select someone as a leader of your program that does not meet the requirements you spell out.
Training, company culture, employee retention, employee recognition; these are just some of the many terms that swarm around the concept of employee alignment. Many sources out there will try to sell you information and tell you that employee alignment and engagement is a mysterious space that requires a lot of knowledge and attention. A significant portion of the information out there is complete garbage and that you can improve your employee retention strategies with little to no investment(s). The best part is, you can start implementing these tips today.
It’s 2017, which means if you don’t have an employee retention plan you may be headed down a long and challenging road of high turnover and unfulfilled employees. By 2020 it is expected that 60% of the workforce will consist of Millennials. Due to the Millennials’ values and beliefs, traditional workplace environments will have a hard time retaining, and even recruiting young talent. Millennials naturally want to feel valued and connected to a company that has a clear vision to make a positive impact. Millennials are often considered as a lazy generation to the ones before it. However, what sets Millennials apart, from any other generation, is that they are the age of collaboration. Millennials love to collaborate with one another on meaningful work. Work that gives them the freedom to choose the best direction for the company they work for. People want to feel that they are apart of a team, not just a regular employee.