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Retention During a Recession: 5 Ways to Keep Top Talent
Chatter about a potential recession is all over the news right now, along with headlines about big, successful companies cutting headcount—Meta, Amazon, and Twitter, just to name a few.
And that’s got quite a few senior leaders and HR teams feeling a little worried.
But if the economy does head into a recession, it’s clear that this one won’t look like the last few. With an unemployment rate still sitting at a near-record low of 3.7%, businesses are struggling to find new employees and hold...
3 Steps to Building Resilient Teams: A Guide for Navigating Change in 2023
I wrote this short ebook, which is a guide for HR teams and leaders who want to build more resilient teams in their organizations. The client is a B2B SaaS Human Resources startup that offers employee recognition and employee engagement software, so I often write employee culture and workplace content for them.
3 Ways to Build an Employee Upskilling Program
Employees have many options if they’re looking to leave their current job. This puts employers under more pressure than ever to come up with creative ways to drive retention.
But there’s one method you might not have considered that is effective and often overlooked.
Investing in employee training and development benefits your company. In particular, it means you have employees with the updated skills they need to succeed. But it’s also a major priority for employees and ...
Why Some Companies Are Skipping the Hybrid Work Option
It can seem like there’s a binary divide happening in the world of work right now: remote vs. in-person work. And many employers have chosen to move to hybrid work schedules when faced with a workforce that wants the best of both.
Hybrid work can seem like it combines the best of both worlds, allowing for some in-office interaction and collaboration while reducing commute time and increasing productivity for employees.
But a successful hybrid workplace is surprisingly hard to implement.
How to Improve Employee Morale During Economic Uncertainty
We don’t just live in anxious times—we need to work in them as well. And as HR leaders, our role is to support employees and reassure them that the organization stands by them even in times of economic uncertainty. How can you support employees as inflation rises, the risk of a recession looms, and anxiety increases? We have your guide on how to improve morale right here.
Remarketing vs Retargeting: The Key Differences You Need to Know
This is an all-too-familiar experience on the internet: you click on a tempting ad for a new swimsuit because it looks perfect for your upcoming vacation. When you don't purchase it right away, ads for it follow you around several social media platforms and websites.
Or you spend some time on the swimsuit company's website and conveniently get an email with a discount offer the next day. Eventually, you probably end up purchasing because you keep seeing that swimsuit and picturing it on your ...
Resilient Companies and Employees: 3 Key Advantages
2022 was a year of constant change. Between inflation, rising interest rates, a historically tight labor market, and the Great Resignation, there were few industries and companies unaffected. Combine all of these challenges, and it’s no surprise that many HR teams weren’t equipped to handle them, nor were employees equipped to face them.
These consistent, unexpected changes led to issues like high levels of turnover, low employee morale, and decreased engagement in the workplace—problems that...
7 Benefits of Giving & Receiving Employee Recognition
It’s almost time to celebrate Thanksgiving, so here at Bonusly, we’re thinking a lot about thankfulness. That’s at the heart of recognition, after all—thanking and appreciating employees for what they contribute to your organization every day.
Aside from making you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, recognition in the workplace has powerful benefits. Those benefits go to the receiver of the recognition, of course. But did you know there are also benefits to giving positive feedback?
4 Hiring Tools to Help You Make the Right Candidate Decision, Every Time
Choosing the right person for all open positions in your organization is a challenge, and sometimes getting it right can feel a little bit like magic. But it’s not a matter of wishing for the right candidate and waiting until they appear. It’s really all about having the right hiring tools at hand so you can make informed and strategic decisions.
A Stereotype-Free Guide to Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace
“Ok boomer.” “Millennials are so entitled.” “Gen Z are a bunch of sensitive snowflakes.” Generational stereotypes and clashes exist at large in work culture and in the office. But with an astonishing five generations currently in the workplace at once, these stereotypes are often harmful to relationships between leaders and their teams.
The truth is that all generations have a huge amount to offer one other and their companies. The key to managing multiple generations is avoiding stereotypes.
How HR Can Support and Empower Women in the Workplace
Women are highly valuable in any workplace—and not just because we make up half the population. Research from McKinsey notes that women are not just ambitious and hardworking, but also more empathetic and inclusive leaders. And with the Great Resignation still going strong, women aren’t hesitating to leave companies that don’t empower them.
So how can HR teams focus on better-supporting women in the workplace? Here are five ways you can implement to empower the women in your company today.
How to Improve Company Culture on a Remote Team
The shift to working in fully remote or hybrid arrangements happened slowly... and then all at once in 2020. And we’re still figuring out how to deal with the consequences, both the good and the bad. 🤔
One major thing many employers have struggled with is how to improve their remote company culture. It’s no small task!
But don’t worry—this guide will take you through everything you need to know about improving company culture when you’re working in a fully remote or hybrid environment.
How Employees Build Resilience at Work
Resilient teams are better equipped to handle whatever is thrown at them—from uncertainty, transitions, and pivots, to the many other unknowns that may unfold this year. Especially during uncertain times or crises, resilient teams experience a reduced initial impact, higher recovery speed, and a greater degree of recovery. Resilience is vital for business success, but how do individual employees and teams actually build resilience at work?
Fortunately, resilience is not a trait a person is bo...
How Managers Can Benefit From Hiring Contractors
It’s a challenging talent market right now for hiring managers – getting the right people as employees, for the right price, right away, is harder than ever. But while you work hard to bring on those valuable full-time employees, you might be ignoring a great solution if you’re not hiring contractors.
9 Reasons Why It’s Important to Manage Your Online Reputation
Every business owner knows that their online reputation is one of their most valuable assets. It is also an asset that can be easily damaged. So how can you safeguard your reputation and ensure your business is fairly represented online to current and potential customers?
The best online reputation management strategy is a proactive and positive one. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about your online reputation plan and how it will help your business thrive.