What Makes Employees Leave and What You Can Do About It [Video Blog]

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Today, we’re going to discuss a recent survey conducted by LinkedIn, the leading social networking site for businesses. According to LinkedIn’s findings, 85% of the global workforce is actively looking for a new job, reaching out to personal networks, or remaining open to speak with recruiters. And this number includes those employees who say they are satisfied with their current jobs.

As managers and HR professionals, you’re right to be concerned when you hear that number. Think about it: more than 8 in 10 of your employees are looking for a new job or are open to leaving your company.

But why? And what can you do about it?
Fortunately, LinkedIn dug a little deeper when they surveyed 18,000 fully-employed professionals across 26 countries, including the US, Australia, Canada, India, and the U.K. These individuals were either actively seeking their next role or were passive employees-meaning they were reaching out to their personal network or were open to talking to a recruiter - here’s what they had to say, in order of importance...

Passive Employees:

  1.     Better Compensation and Benefits
  2.     Better Work/Life Balance
  3.     Better opportunities for Advancement


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How To Keep Employees Motivated [Video Blog]

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 2:13:00 PM

Today, we’ll be discussing employee motivation. Whether you’re the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or the owner of a five-person firm, you know that a motivated team is essential to your success. More than that, a demotivated staff can do serious damage to your business. 

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Paying Employees [Video Blog]

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 9:30:00 AM

Did you know that you may be unintentionally violating the law? That’s right. The basic rules on paying minimum wage and overtime are set by a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA for short. However, some of the most common pay practices can cause you to fall out of compliance with the law. 

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