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The Good, The Bad, and The Costly – Why Effective Onboarding is Crucial

The Good, The Bad, and The Costly – Why Effective Onboarding is Crucial

Ever feel like too many of your employees are leaving their job within the first few months of being hired? It’s not your imagination, according to a recent study, 31% of employees leave during the first six months, with the highest rates of attrition happening in the first 90 days. What could be causing so […]

5 Best Practices for a Successful Exit Interview Survey Strategy

5 Best Practices for a Successful Exit Interview Survey Strategy

Employee turnover is a vital metric in every organization’s workforce planning. If you don’t measure and address it, it won’t improve. Exit interview surveys can be a simple tool to help you collect more information about what is causing turnover and other potentially negative factors in your organization.   You may be wondering “How are exit […]

Communication Best Practices for Exit Interviews

Communication Best Practices for Exit Interviews

Imagine a supervisor is contacted by one of the best employees they’ve ever had who recently left the organization. The former employee informs them they were contacted by someone for an exit interview, and they want to verify the legitimacy of the survey before participating. The supervisor responds “I’ve never heard of them”, and as […]

Build Trust with Your Direct Reports

Build Trust with Your Direct Reports

The relationship between a supervisor and their direct report is one of the most important in your organization. How you manage (or mismanage) this relationship can have a profound impact on the organization as a whole. Time and time again, the data from the surveys we implement shows that one’s immediate supervisor is among the […]

Using New Hire Check-Ins to Improve Early Turnover

Using New Hire Check-Ins to Improve Early Turnover

First impressions are important since they are impossible to reverse and set the tone for everything that follows. The first few months on the job for a new employee are typically the most difficult. New hires are unfamiliar with their environment, hesitant to ask questions, and looking to make a good impression with both management […]

The Evolution of Employee Engagement

The Evolution of Employee Engagement

Now that we have entered a new year, it’s often customary to reflect upon the year being left behind. Many things can be said about 2020, but when it comes to employee engagement, a few key points stand out. Health & Wellbeing The unknown nature of COVID-19, combined with the need for widespread precautionary measures, […]

Out of sight shouldn’t mean out of mind: Keeping remote workers engaged

Out of sight shouldn’t mean out of mind: Keeping remote workers engaged

The workplace has changed a lot in the last five months. And while some companies are now having employees return to the office again, there will continue to be more employees working remotely in both the short-term and into the foreseeable future. Keeping a focus on the best ways to manage and engage your remote […]

What to Communicate to Engage Your Workforce

What to Communicate to Engage Your Workforce

As a manager, there are many items on your checklist. From scheduling, staffing, and check-ins it can be hard to focus on the broader items that are part of your role. Of those broader items, most important are the individual department goals that relate directly to the success of the overall hospital goals. Often there […]

Benefits of Effective Leadership Communication

Benefits of Effective Leadership Communication benefits of effective leadership communication

Taking action to improve your organization can often require a significant investment of time and money. However, there are some opportunities that are relatively inexpensive to improve that will greatly benefit your organization. One such opportunity is leadership communication. Taking time to ensure leadership has an open line of communication with your employees can improve […]

Orientation Alone Isn’t Enough: You Need an Onboarding Process to Keep New Hires

Orientation Alone Isn’t Enough: You Need an Onboarding Process to Keep New Hires employee orientation

The Importance of Employee Onboarding We frequently hear “We already have an employee onboarding process.” in our discussions at People Element. By digging deeper, we have learned that this statement has different meanings depending on who we are speaking with. Often times, people are using the terms onboarding and orientation interchangeably. They are not the […]