Millennials are dissatisfied with the world of work
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New study: Germany's employees are dissatisfied 
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A new study by a Danish start-up has revealed dissatisfaction among Germans. Compared to Scandinavian countries, Great Britain and the USA, they would recommend their employer less frequently. This result was measured using a new method.

 

Study thanks to learning algorithms

The survey shows one peculiarity in comparison to conventional studies: The survey was not only carried out on a random day of the year, but continuously. In contrast to annual rounds of questions, the young Danish company Peakon focuses on modern solutions: During the survey, the employees interacted with a...

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Practical Advice
How to Boost Productivity and Improve Retention with No-Cost Employee Incentives
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Money isn’t the only way to motivate employees. More staffers want recognition and incentives. Keeping your workforce motivated and loyal is essential to running a thriving business. If your employees feel undervalued and overworked, they are going to slow down their efficiency. 

The right kind of employee incentives can make a world of difference in your overall productivity. Proper incentives offer real value and produce efficient staffers and more so, loyal ones. 

However, employee incentives can get very costly quickly. Herein are smart ways to give your employees...

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Analysis
Excellent Practices for a Successful Employee Offboarding
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Off-boarding is the process of removing a worker from a company either due to termination or resignation. As company leaders are working to improve their employee working experience, this process often remains an area that requires closer attention. Most firms are more equipped and prepared than ever to attract more outstanding employees, onboard them with training, control their performance and expressively recognise their benefits and contributions. 

Currently, the care most employers provide their workers during their arrival often fades away upon their departure, which is a...

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Analysis
Advantages of Benefits Plans to Both the Employer and the Employees
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There are numerous advantages of providing employees benefits plans. Both the employee and the employer stand to benefit from the additional services given to employees. The employers get to retain their most skilled employees and attract new employees in this competitive job sector. Employers who provide their employees with limited benefits plan will end up losing their skilled employees and very few new employees will want to work for them. 

The employee benefits do not need to be expensive non-wages compensations such as expensive cars, paid vacations, or medical covers. A simple...

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Practical Advice
Keep Employes From Leaving by Understanding Their True Motives
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Watching employees come and go is just part of corporate life, but there are special situations that may prompt your intervention. What is the best way to handle an unwanted employee resignation, you may wonder? By using a little tact, skillful communication and a good measure of common sense. 

The first crucial step in convincing employees to stay is to determine exactly why they’re trying to leave, so you can then propose to fix those issues if possible or somehow update your terms in a way that will change their mind. This is a little trickier than it sounds since it involves...

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Notable Employee Training Trends: Digitally Based Insight and Clarity
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The role of employees within the modern workforce is continuing to evolve, so it only makes sense that their training methods will change accordingly. What are three notable trends to look out for and how will they shape the concept of "business as usual"? 

 

The Role of Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Sometimes referred to as "vILT", this process seeks to translate classroom-based learning into the virtual domain. As technology continues to advance, this method represents a versatile and immersive solution that offers minimal workplace disruption. Webinars and...

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Practical Advice
A Guide to Build A Successful Employee Onboarding Program
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An onboarding program is a blueprint for the success of your employees and your company. Effective onboarding not only helps your employees to learn the skills necessary to undertake their responsibilities, but also learn to become productive team members. Onboarding can also help increase retention rate and productivity in new hires

A recent study found that 17 % of employees quit within the first six months due to insufficient onboarding or no onboarding at all. The same study showed that an effective onboarding program increases employee performance by up to 11%. Here...

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Analysis
Lunch Break Should Be Sacred
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As the world continues to move fast more and more people are shunning the lunch break to seek economic prosperity. However, all human resource departments should encourage their employees to go for the vital lunch break. It is not surprising to find people hurdled on their computer screens during the lunch break while eating simple take out like fries and sandwiches. In fact, research has shown that only one in five American employees goes for lunch breaks. This is a true depiction that most Americans do not eat lunch or take the full hour to break for lunch. Research done by the BBC...

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Practical Advice
Employee Promotion Management – Things to Consider
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Employee promotion is a process that awards workers with more power and responsibilities. Mostly, a promotion comes with an increase in salary, and it is not only beneficial to the employee, but to the company as well. Promoted employees become more productive from the motivation of having more authority and being recognised for their inputs in the growth of the company. There are various factors need to be considered by the HR team during appraisals.

 

Employee’s Growth

Working is a learning process that takes time and patience to perfect. Some employees portray a higher growth...

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