How to attract workers in a labor shortage [Infographic]

Nearly every headline is talking about the worker shortage plaguing the U.S. economy. From hospitality and home services to transportation and dining, companies need to make themselves more attractive to workers who have their pick of jobs today. The reasons why companies are facing such a shortage are varied: poor conditions, low wages, a desire […]

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Worker retention checklist

worker retention checklist

The flexible workforce is here to stay, but developing worker retention strategies for independent contractors and freelancers is a new challenge. Workers are increasingly opting for the freedom that the gig economy offers, which means employers can be selected on a day-by-day or even shift-by-shift basis. While companies benefit from having a flexible workforce by […]

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7 benefits your employees actually want in 2021

better employee benefits

The past decade has seen a revolution in workplace benefits. Companies were competing like never before to attract top talent, and workplace benefits increased to address shifting trends related to motivation, productivity, wellness and balance. Then the events of 2020 happened. Back in March, most companies thought remote work was temporary, but as we head […]

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Creating a remote work policy: Where to start

Before the coronavirus pandemic created the current need to minimize physical and social contact, you probably didn’t think you needed a remote work policy. You either had no remote workers or you considered yourself too small of a business to draft a formal document.   Now, with the need to act quickly and move your workforce […]

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2 affordable benefits employees actually want

Donuts

Let’s talk about employee retention and turnover. 81% of small business owners say that turnover is costly and 79.3% of them say it’s detrimental to business growth. That’s according to a June 2019 Zenefits study.  But here’s the thing, 77% of the reasons employees quit could have been prevented by the employer. That’s according to […]

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