Category: Employee Retention

5 Surefire Ways to Improve Your Candidate Experience


The race to hire is ramping up, which means recruiters are focusing on creating an enjoyable hiring pipeline. When attracting and hiring the top talent, organizations need a stellar candidate experience that demonstrates why a candidate should want to work for you. A poor candidate experience impacts the kind of hire you can make. 54%… Read more »

Why Every Manager Should Be a Coach, Not a Boss

Why Every Manager Should Be a Coach, Not a Boss

The difference between a leader who achieves commitment from employees versus one who achieves compliance, is effective coaching. The most effective leaders are those who see themselves as coaches and leaders rather than managers or supervisors. But what makes a leader an effective coach? It’s their mindset. Effective leaders believe in the value of coaching,… Read more »

Bridge the Gap: How to Create an Effective Employee Development Approach

Bridge the Gap- How to Create an Effective Employee Development Approach

Growth and development aren’t always the top priorities of a business, but it could be just what they need. An employee development plan is beneficial for both employees and their employers. Before you implement a plan, you need to discover what skill gaps your workplace has. Use these five ways to help determine where those… Read more »

6 Ways Happy People Increase Productivity [Infographic]

6 Ways Happy People Increase Productivity It’s easy to get caught up in the scores of strategies developed to increase productivity in a company. They often take the form of pay raises and HIP benefits like open office layouts and unlimited vacation time. But these are just empty offers if the true goal isn’t in mind: productivity born of happiness. Happiness... Read more »

Building Qualities So Workers Love Their Jobs

Building Qualities So Workers Love Their Jobs

It’s February, and love is in the air. Mickey Mouse has Minnie Mouse, Superman has Lois Lane, Tim McGraw has Faith Hill, Barack has Michelle, and your employee has their job. Yep, you read that right: Your employees can be head-over-heels in love with their 9 to 5 work schedule! But like any great relationship,… Read more »

How to Improve Onboarding and Increase Loyalty

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Signing on a new hire shouldn’t be the end of the HR process. To increase retention and employee loyalty, engage new hires from the start through an onboarding process. In the past, onboarding was often associated with classroom-style training sessions. While some steps in the process may still rely on traditional training sessions, most organizations… Read more »

Calculator: What is the Cost of a Bad Hire?

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Use Caliper’s calculator below to discover the financial impact that bad hires have on your organization. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the price of a bad hire is at least 30% of the employee’s first-year earnings. According to the Society of Human Resource Management, it costs an average of $4,129 to recruit, interview,… Read more »

5 Employee Retention Resolutions for the New Year

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that three million employees have left their job voluntarily every month since June of last year. With 2019 in full swing, it’s important to be more proactive with employee retention. Regardless of the position, employee turnover can possibly bottleneck the development of important product launches. Possibly even slowing… Read more »