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Creating a Great Place to Work

Creating a Great Place to Work As the economy rebounds businesses are focusing on making their organizations better places to work. They are realizing if employees and managers are unhappy, they are going to leave. Pay and benefits are important, … Continue reading

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What Women Want in the Workplace

WHAT WOMEN WANT IN THE WORKPLACE Many businesses fail to understand the diversity in the demographics that comprise their workforce. What attracts, retains and creates job satisfaction for each demographic group is different. What motivates male hourly employees varies significantly … Continue reading

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Executives and Their Job Satisfaction

JOB SATISFACTION: When 3,187 employed executives with an average salary of $206,000 are asked if they are either satisfied or very satisfied with their job, these professions rate the highest: Marketing 76% HR 75% Finance 73% Business Development 71% Source: … Continue reading

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Starting a Mentoring Program | Leadership Mentoring Programs at Work

How do you retain and prepare your best talent to lead? Mentoring programs are one of the most effective tools in achieving business results. The authors of the book, War on Talent reported, “Of those who have had a highly helpful mentoring experience, 95 percent indicated it motivated them to do their very best, 88 percent said it made them less likely to leave their company, and 97 percent said it contributed to their success at the company.”

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Zappos: A Sales Giant Powered by Passionate People

Zappos is a true American success story.  Not only are they a financial powerhouse, but an amazing place to work.  Zappos is an online retailer that sells shoes and other merchandise.  They have ap proximately 1500 employees and are located … Continue reading

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How to Increase Job Satisfaction and Improve Employee Engagement

Job satisfaction has dropped in a recent survey. Businesses who don’t improve job satisfaction are at risk of lowering their productivity and at risk of losing their good employees. A new survey conducted by the Conference Board showed only 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their work. This is the lowest level ever recorded by the Conference Board in more than 22 years of research.

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Factors that Drive Employee Turnover and Job Satisfaction

Successful organizations realize employee retention is integral to sustaining their leadership and growth in the marketplace. Most businesses focus on employee retention when employee turnover starts to increase. However, good organizations make employee retention a core element of their talent management and organizational development strategy. Those that fail to make employee retention a priority are at risk of losing their top talented people to the competition.

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