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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Thu, November 8, 2018

Job-hopping is the new normal in today’s workplace, and it’s not limited to recent graduates. People of all ages are leaving their jobs for greener pastures more frequently than they used to. The median tenure for workers over the age of 55 is just 2.53 years, and our research shows that one in four workers will leave their jobs this year. We’ve got a retention problem that spans generations, and it’s costing companies billions of dollars every year. 

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, October 31, 2018

Have you ever set up an interview with a promising candidate who never showed up? Has a potential new hire quit responding to your emails and phone calls? This behavior is known as ghosting and it’s happening more frequently as the job market strengthens.

In August, 3.6 million people voluntarily quit their jobs in search of better pay, better hours or a better cultural fit.  In a market flush with opportunities, candidates have no trouble securing multiple job offers and an increasing number of them don’t bother to communicate when they choose not to accept a job. It’s a disturbing trend, but what can employers do about it?

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, October 17, 2018

The old notion that customers come first is being augmented by a new market reality. If you don’t treat employees like customers, they won’t put forth the extra effort required to keep your customers happy.

These days, the “employee experience” is generating a lot of buzz, but market leaders have always understood that creating better employee experiences is vital to success. In the current business environment, several factors have converged to make creating great employee experiences more important than ever:

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, July 18, 2018

All employers, large and small, are competing to attract and retain employees for the same hard-to-fill jobs in today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven marketplace.

McKinsey & Company reports that more than three- quarters of Fortune 500 CEOs do not believe their companies are effective at attracting highly talented people. Of those CEOs who do consider their companies successful at attracting top talent, only 7% believe they are effective in retaining them.

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