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The recently released 2017 Healthcare Retention Report, featuring trends, reasons for turnover and recommendations for healthcare managers, revealed that the growth of healthcare job is outpacing other industries and is expected to account for as much as 39% of all new jobs by 2024.
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2 Fatal Flaws of HR Benchmarking

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Let’s be clear, benchmarks must be used along with other strategies to understand your workforce and continually improve performance in order to win the war on talent in today’s marketplace. Unfortunately, many business leaders choose to use this data as a shortcut to explaining behaviors in their workforce and to conclude that continual improvement is not necessary to improve business results because they may be incrementally “better” than the group of businesses being referenced.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the May 2017 Jobs Report last week, and the current unemployment rate and job growth show that the war on talent is still raging on in the United States economy. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.3%, which is a sixteen-year low and the lowest it has been since before the recession. With this, there were 138,000 jobs added, which is slightly less than economist projections of 185,000, yet remains strong growth.
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United Airlines has taken a big hit in the media the last few weeks based on an incident that was likely isolated, but significant. The public cried foul across millions of social media impressions, United Airlines was forced into crisis mode and the airline has yet to fully recover. Amidst the chaos, United Airlines’ embattled CEO said something that most companies should pay attention to and emulate.
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In January 2017, the number of Americans exiting their jobs elevated to its highest rate of 2.2% since February 2001. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics’ report once again spells EMERGENCY for organizations and human resource departments across the country
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The report confirmed that 235,000 jobs were added last month, surpassing the 197,000 projected, and making the first two months of this year the highest two-month span for jobs added since the summer of 2016. The surge in jobs added was accompanied by a dip in the unemployment rate to 4.7%, which are both good news for the health of the country’s economy. But, for human resources managers, this latest report confirms that the battles to recruit and to retain top talent employees continue to hea...
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The Dallas Cowboys believe in the power in capturing the voice of the employee and integrating feedback into their culture. They know that if they retain top talent that fits into their culture, they will be able to win.
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How do we prevent these behaviors from occurring or quickly stop them should they occur? Simply having a human resources department in place does not prevent these issues from happening. Human resources managers must work to get in front of potentially damaging situations by proactively asking employees for feedback throughout the employee lifecycle, including newly hired employees, current employees, and former employees.
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A Chicago Tribune article reports that mortgage lender, Guaranteed Rate is adding 280 employees in an effort to compete with industry heavy-hitters Quicken Loans, Wells Fargo, and Chase. As Guaranteed Rate celebrates growth, we want to offer some expert advice on how they can help retain their newly hired employees and profits as they grow.
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The audience was stunned when Adele interrupted her own performance at the Grammy’s, a tribute to George Michael, and asked the band to take it from the top. She was notably embarrassed, but unashamed to admit she had made an error and gave it another shot.
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