Engaging Millennials To Prevent Job Hopping

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: June 2016 —Findings:  48% of millennials say that overall compensation is extremely important to them when seeking new job opportunities. 50% of millennials also says they would consider taking a job with a different company for a raise of 20% or less. —Recommendations: When organizations think of Millennials, they see hard […]

A Bad Manager Can Lead To The Loss Of Key Talent

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Harris Poll —Date: June 2016 —Findings: 62% of employees grade their bosses’ performance as either an “A” or “B.” More than 1 in 5 employees (22%) would assign a grade of “C.” While 10 percent grade their boss with a “D,” and 6% say their boss failed – earning an “F.” 32% […]

Job Hopping Strategically Can Boost Your Salary

Geography: United States —Research Source: ADP —Date: May 2016 —Findings:   8.3% increase in average salary for Millennials when they switch their jobs after 3-5 years.  This is a dramatic increase when compared to switching  at 1-2 years for a gain of  2.7%. 2.1% average quit rate among Millennials. This number has slowly risen from 1.3% in […]

Millennials Are Constantly Seeking New Jobs

Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: May 2016 —Findings:   Only 29% of Millennials are engaged, meaning they are emotionally and behaviorally connected to their job and company. Another 16% of millennials are actively disengaged, meaning they are more or less out to do damage to their company. 55% of Millennials are not engaged, leading all other generations […]

What Millennials See In Work

Geography: United States —Research Source: Gallup —Date: May 2016 —Findings:    21% of Millennial workers had left their job in the last year to do something else, a number that is more than three times higher than that of non-Millennials who report doing the same. 60% of  Millennials also say they are open to different job opportunities, which […]

Leadership Has A Significant Impact On Recruiting

Geography: United States —Research Source: ERE —Date: May 2016 —Findings:   40% of respondents said their companies provide no leadership training to new leaders. And nearly half (49%) have no succession management program. 73% of effect leaders have a succession management program and 79 percent offer new leaders with training. —Recommendations: Different companies have varying approaches to retention […]

How Well-rounded Competencies Lead To Stable Leadership

Geography: United States —Research Source: SHRM —Date: May 2016 —Findings:   26% of business unit executives agreed that hiring/promoting from inside the organization would be the most effective method to fill competency gaps, followed by training/professional development (20%), hiring from outside the organization (20%), and coaching and/or mentoring (19%). CEOs/presidents (82%), COOs (80%) and CTOs (70%) are more Likely than […]

Employees Are Eagar To Demonstrate Their Talent

Geography: United States —Research Source: SHRM —Date: May 2016 —Findings:  63% of respondents believe overall compensation/pay was the second most important contributor to job satisfaction, jumping from the fourth position in 2014. This aspect has held a spot within the leading five job satisfaction contributors since 2002. 58% of employees citing job security as very important to their […]

What Contributes To Employee Satisfaction?

Geography: United States —Research Source: SHRM —Date: May 2016 —Findings:  88% of U.S. employees reported they were satisfied with their job overall, with 37% reporting they were very satisfied and 51% reporting they were somewhat satisfied. 45% of respondents indicated being somewhat satisfied and 40% indicated being very satisfied with their organization. 45% of employees reported that they would be […]

How Pay Transparency Can Help Retain Employees

Geography: United States & Canada —Research Source: PayScale —Date: May 2016 —Findings:  73% of employers say they pay their workers fairly, only 36% of employees agree. 40% of companies report that they have “transparent, open communication” around pay, but only 21% of employees “agree” or “strongly agree” with that contention. Less than 20% of nontransparent companies are planning […]