Building a solid team takes a lot of time and money, so it’s understandably frustrating and even painful when one of your top performers hands in his or her notice. You hired with care, offer competitive pay, invested in training, and offer great perks. So what went wrong? According to experts, some factors that ultimately make great employees walk away are the very things that some employers do to make their workplaces “better.” Here are some common practices that may just cost you your MVPs:
If hiring or retaining employees is among your 2018 resolutions, but having the budget to beat competitors is not exactly in the books, you can still compete – and win. Surveys and interviews conducted for the 2018 SCALE found that today’s employees often look beyond monetary compensation. Contrary to general perception, there are many similarities between generations, particularly when it comes to members of the workforce. Regardless of age, employees are putting a premium on perks and practices that promote work-life balance, the sense of being valued, and clear career paths.
While it may be the holiday season, smart Hiring Managers know that now is the time to plan for next year’s hires. When working with AppleOne, clients have a choice of placement types and often ask us which is best. Temporary, Temp-to-Hire, and Direct Hire are all excellent ways to obtain the help your business needs to succeed in 2018 and beyond, so there is no best placement type. It all comes down to the specifics of your situation. The table below details some common situations, and your Hiring Manager would be happy to discuss your unique needs in greater detail.
The holiday season is upon us and we at AppleOne are happy to say that we have been fielding a lot of questions from employers about giving Temporary, Contract, and other non-staff workers holiday pay.
There were several reasons why companies wanted to give their Temporary workers holiday pay, including:
As it turns out, employees of all ages generally want the same things besides a raise. According to our 2018 SCALE survey, Baby Boomers, Gen X-ers, and Millennials all share a strong preference for three employee perks:
Research for the 2018 SCALE revealed that 78% of employees feel disengaged. Employee engagement is a critical predictor of organizational success, and according to Gallup, slipping employee engagement is costing companies around half a trillion dollars annually.
Competition for talent is heating up, and 68% of employers have responded by changing the way they hire to make themselves more competitive.
TORRANCE, Calif., November 6, 2017 – AppleOne Employment Services is pleased to announce the release of its annual hiring and compensation guide, the SCALE (Standards for Compensation And Leadership Excellence).
November is a special month for us. As the month when gratitude is center stage, it is when we can fully express our appreciation and thankfulness.
You’ve all read the articles and heard the stories: Millennials are so different from the previous generations. If you were to believe everything you heard, you would imagine that Boomers and Millennials wouldn’t agree on anything. The funny thing is, in a recent study we found that Millennials, Boomers, and that oft-forgotten about generation in the middle, Gen Xers, agree on most things including what keeps them happy at their job.
AppleOne Employment Services is pleased to announce the release of its latest annual compensation and leadership guide, the 2017 SCALE (Standards for Compensation And Leadership Excellence). Continue reading “56% of Employees Are Ready to Resign!”