Mentoring Has A Direct Impact On Employee Productivity

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Millennial Branding & American Express —Date: September 2013 —Findings: —53% of employees said that a mentoring relationship would help them become a better and more productive contributor to their company. —42% of employees aid that a mentoring relationship  would help them be more confident and 41% said they would become […]

Millennial Retention Costs About $20,000 Per Employee

—Geography: United States —Research Source: Millennial Branding & Beyond.com —Date: August 2013 —Findings: —87% of companies reported it costs between $15,000 and $25,000 to replace each millennial employee they lose —40% of companies currently employ 50 or more millennial workers —more than 60% of millennials leaving their company in less than three years —51% report […]

Case Study: Novelis On Internal Hiring

Company: Novelis is a leading producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in beverage can recycling. Headquarters: Atlanta, GA Company Size: 10,000+ Employees Industry: Mining & Minerals Case Study Source: WorkplaceTrends.com Date: 2013 What was the challenge? Novelis was having difficulty retaining employees and spending too much on hiring external, more expensive candidates. What did […]

Companies Not Investing In Rewards And Recognition Programs

Geography: United States —Research Source: Accelir —Date: May 2014 —Findings: —57% of companies have spent less than .5% of their total payroll on rewards and recognition programs. —11% had spent more than 2% of their payrolls on these programs. —42% of companies have formal programs that reward sale and other performance indicators. —44% of companies […]

Employees Prefer In-Person Communication Over Technology

——Geography: United States —Research Source: Millennial Branding & American Express —Date: September 2013 —Findings: —66% of managers say that in-person meetings are their preferred way of communicating with employees and 62% of employees feel the same way about how they communicate with their managers. —The second most popular way of communicating  between managers and employees […]

Engage Parents To Build Stronger Bonds With Employees

Geography: United States —Research Source: LinkedIn —Date: September 2013 —Findings: —35% of parents confessed that they are not completely familiar with what their child does for a living. —59% of parents want to know more about what their child does for work. —50% of parents say they could be of benefit to their offspring by […]

Collaboration More Important Today Than Five Years Ago

Geography: Global —Research Source: Randstad —Date: September 2014 —Findings: —60% of employees agree that they perform better in a team than when they work individually. —66% believe that people are innately collaborative. —61% said that they spend more time collaborating with colleagues than I did 5 years ago . —Only 32% said that in their […]

Employee Disengagement Plagues Global Workforce

—Geography: Global —Research Source: Gallup —Date: October 2014 —Findings: —Only 13% of workers around the world are engaged in their jobs. —63% of workers are not engaged and 24% are actively disengaged. —Countries with the highest percentages of actively disengaged workers had nearly twice as many residents unemployed (14%) —38% of workers in the countries […]

Technology Barriers That Kill The Candidate Experience

Geography: United States —Research Source: CareerBuilder —Date: October 2014 —Findings: —39% of job seekers feel the ability to leave their contact information with an employer and apply later is extremely or very important yet 57% of HR professionals don’t capture this information. —36% of HR professionals don’t re-engage job candidates who weren’t offered a role […]