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Employee Retention

How Important is Work-Life Balance Anyway? 

The short answer? Very. The long version? Some generations—especially younger Millennials and Gen Z employees—place more emphasis on having a life outside of work than others, to the point that more than half would take a pay cut of up to 20% in exchange for better work-life balance. In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environment, … Continued

Creating an Inclusive Culture for Gig Workers

In January, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final rule that will force companies to treat some workers as employees rather than less expensive independent contractors. This move has riled business groups and will likely prompt legal challenges. The rule is widely expected to increase labor costs for businesses in industries that rely on contract labor, such as … Continued

How to Retain Talent in the Age of the Gig Economy

In today’s dynamic job market, the gig economy is on the rise, transforming how people work. As the gig economy grows, many employers find that they are losing employees to contract roles that can offer more flexibility and independence. According to 1099 tax forms, used to report non-employment income to the Internal Revenue Service, the … Continued

Bridging the Skills Gap in Your Workforce Through Upskilling and Reskilling

In today’s competitive job market, employers face the challenge of finding and retaining workers equipped with the necessary skills to fill their open positions. A recent survey by Wiley, “Closing the skills gap 2023: Employer perspectives on educating the post-pandemic workforce,” highlights this issue. It reveals that 69% of 600 U.S. human resources professionals acknowledge … Continued

Employee Retention in Last-Mile Delivery: Building Loyalty and Reducing Turnover

Overall employment of delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers is projected to grow 11% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. Employee retention strategies specific to the last-mile delivery sector are more important than ever.  Why focus on last-mile delivery? The final step of the delivery process requires extreme attention to detail and … Continued

The Importance of Talent Retention in Manufacturing

Addressing the tight labor market and workforce churn amid shifting talent models is a top priority for most manufacturers in 2023. According to Deloitte, despite a record level of new hires, job openings in the industry are still hovering near all-time highs. Additionally, voluntary separations continue to outnumber layoffs and discharges, indicating substantial workforce churn. This … Continued

How Employee Development Can Help Create Your Future Workforce

According to a 2020 report by the World Economic Forum, the rapid acceleration of automation and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will shift the division of labor between humans and machines. This means that as technology develops and evolves, the workforce will use more technology, creating more modern, tech-based jobs. The World Economic Forum … Continued

The Importance of Employee Training and Development in Warehouse Retention

After COVID-19, many companies still need help with warehouse labor limitations, which negatively affects production and ultimately leads to delivery delays. With a 49% turnover rate in the sector in 2022, businesses need help to attract and retain talent. If you’ve calculated your employee retention rate and realized you need to improve employee retention now, you might be in … Continued

5 Secrets From Project Managers That HR Leaders Can Use

With so many HR and recruiting leaders working with and managing remote or hybrid teams, having a project management mindset is essential. It is critical for meeting deadlines and helping with communication among those involved in the project. Project management is a great way to ensure your team moves forward while allowing ongoing collaboration.  What … Continued