Human Resources

Employee Exit Interviews: 14 Questions You Should Ask

Employee Exit Interviews: 14 Questions You Should Ask

Exit interviews can be uncomfortable. Some departing employees use the opportunity to vent years worth of pent up frustration. And while negative feedback is hard to listen to, if employees are willing to express how they feel about working for your organization, there might be nuggets of wisdom concealed in their frustration. If you’re willing to conduct exit interviews, it’s worth the time to consider a former employee’s feedback about their experience.

Can Employees Be Fired For Activities Outside the Workplace?

Can Employees Be Fired For Activities Outside the Workplace?

In the social media age, privacy, it seems, is a luxury we can’t always afford when out in public. Almost everyone has access to the internet with the touch of a finger, so the pressure for employees to monitor their behavior, even outside of work, is higher than ever. You never know when you’ll end up the subject of a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Snapchat post, even if you don’t have any of those accounts yourself.

8 Useful Rules to Manage Your Team Remotely

8 Useful Rules to Manage Your Team Remotely

The digital environment has quickly shaped the way people and businesses work and communicate. Digital entrepreneurs and virtual teams are becoming a trend, while finding and hiring employees through the online medium has become the norm. Learning how to discipline and organize the actions of your subordinates is a critical key to both your performance as a manager and the company’s overall results. When it comes to remote teams, obtaining productive results is a bit different compared to the traditional 9 to 5 work schedule.

In today’s post, I’m sharing 8 useful rules to manage your team remotely.

You Don’t Need to Preach About Company Culture: Do These 5 Things Instead

You Don’t Need to Preach About Company Culture: Do These 5 Things Instead

Buzzwords don’t make a successful company but talking about company culture is a hot topic in the world of work. The fact is that time and energy could probably be spent on tangible, implementable programs rather than the latest trends (looking at you nap pads and office hammocks).

Is Your Benefits Program Effective?

Is Your Benefits Program Effective?

When you consider the typical benefits business owners offer their employees, what comes to mind? In addition to the traditional perks such as paid time off and health and dental insurance, there are many other ways employers try to retain employees, such as flexible schedules, tuition assistance, childcare allowance, gym memberships, etc. These types of benefits can often make or break a company’s ability to attract and retain top talent. So what does your company offer when it comes to employee benefits? Are you using the same benefits package as you did ten years ago or are you evolving with the times? By evaluating the needs and wants of your employees, you can optimize your benefits package and improve your organization’s overall recruitment and retention rates. So how do we do this?