September 17, 2014

7 Turnover Statistics You Can’t Unlearn (Number 5 is the Worst)

The following article was posted in September of 2014. It has since been updated as of February 2017 to reflect new stats and insights involving employee retention and turnover. Want more information? We have plenty to offer in these related articles:

In the ClearCompany blog we talk often about retention efforts like employee feedback, 360-performance management and effective communication tools and practices. We spend a lot of time on the topic of retention because we know our audience, and it happens that about 52% of you have likely prioritized attraction and retention as a major business issue.

In light of this growing and common business issue, we compiled several statistics that are meant to really drive home the importance of a great retention strategy. How is yours looking?

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Employee Turnover, Employee Retention, Turnover

August 26, 2014

How Well Do You Know Your Workforce?

Are you a part of the oblivious mass of leaders living in a land where attraction, retention and engagement are a problem in everyone else’s organizations, but not yours? While you’re not alone, that’s not where you want to be. The idea that what you don’t know can’t hurt you has no place in running a workforce.

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Employee Turnover, Employee Engagement, Performance Review, Transparency, Performance Management, Employee Development

February 19, 2014

How to Hire Smarter by Powering your Recruiting Software with Goals

Can leveraging your recruiting software to start a goal-based recruiting process help your company find and hire the best talent? We certainly think so!

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Applicant Tracking, Onboarding, Job Descriptions, Recruiting Software, Employee Turnover, Goals, Goal-Based Recruiting, Goal-Based Hiring, Open Positions

December 11, 2013

Talent Alignment: Why does it really matter?

It’s probably no secret that hiring the right people, onboarding them quickly, and ensuring they’re putting their considerable talents toward achieving company goals are paramount. But what is the best way to ensure everything is on track? Maintaining alignment with your talent and their goals is the best way to ensure company objectives are met and employee morale stays high.  

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Onboarding, Goal Alignment, Employee Turnover, Employee Engagement, Goals, Strategic Alignment

December 5, 2013

Improve Employee Engagement with Goal-Based Talent Alignment

Here’s a fact you probably wish wasn’t true: your employees aren’t as motivated as you think or even hope they are. It’s statistically likely a large proportion of your workforce is mentally checked out. A recent study by Gallup showed 70 percent of workers are disengaged in their current roles.

Don’t think your company is the exception. Right now, your best employees might be daydreaming about leaving your office for greener pastures. In fact, a study on candidate behavior from CareerBuilder found the very idea of a passive candidate just might be a myth on par with Bigfoot. The study found 77 percent of full-time employees are either open to new opportunities or actively looking for a new job.

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Employee Turnover, Talent Alignment, Employee Engagement, Company Culture, Goals, Office Politics, Employee Retention, Turnover

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