Budgets are tight—but attracting top performing talent is one of your biggest goals of the year. And today’s jobseekers expect more than ever from potential employers.
Benefits can make or break your non-profit when it comes to recruiting and retaining employees. According to Glassdoor, 60% of people report that benefits and perks are a major factor in considering whether to accept a job offer. And 80% of employees would choose additional benefits over a pay raise.
So, how do you save money while also building a benefits package that will draw top talent and keep your employees engaged?
We’ve compiled a list of 6 desirable benefits that won’t break the bank, but will impress your employees:
2020 may be the year of compliance, but this doesn’t mean you should forget about investing in employees’ professional growth and leadership development. Ditch the boring team-building activities your employees despise, and achieve better results with technology and games!
Let’s face it, most of us spend more time with our coworkers than at home. It’s no surprise then that romantic relationships can form beyond 9-5 small talk. While common—41% of respondents in our Love @ Work survey indicated that they have engaged in an intimate relationship with a coworker— these relationships can quickly enter murky territory. Things get particularly sticky when romantic relationships form between a manager and a direct report—which can have an impact on employee morale and put the company at compliance risk.
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HR is all too familiar with the hazards and consequences of company downsizing. Delivering news of layoffs, paycuts, and furloughs is never easy, but unfortunately, it's a responsibility that falls on many HR professionals.
While delivering difficult news never gets easier, HR can help make the process as painless as possible. While letting employees go is always going to be a difficult conversation, we spoke to seven HR professionals about how to layoff an employee with compassion and grace. Here are some best practices for laying off employees they had to share:
Managing a team is no cakewalk. Constantly checking in with your team members to ensure they are engaged and satisfied is a huge responsibility. So what is the key to being a strong team leader? Here are six tips to help you enhance your leadership skills and manage your team effectively:
As the end of the year approaches, there are two things on everyone’s mind: making it to the holidays and new year planning. Regardless of what department you’re in, a large part of that planning involves bringing in new talent to get the job done.
You’re moving at a million miles per hour and you need the right people to help. How do you keep up with your growing company’s talent needs, while still keeping up with your other responsibilities? One of the most common challenges among growth-stage startups is recruitment. Often, organizations at this stage do not have an internal recruiter or team dedicated to hiring. Without a team that knows your business inside and out, the standard recruitment-to-onboarding process can take months. As much as we all wish we could decrease that timeline, speeding up the process and hiring the wrong person can cost you. When it comes to hiring, it’s better to be safe than swift.