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    Topic: Recruitment Retention

    Defined: Voluntary vs. Involuntary Employee Turnover
    By Courtney Cox on October 20, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Regardless of the business, there are two main types of employee turnover: voluntary and involuntary. Within each of these categories, you will...

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    Five Ways to Recruit and Retain Top Employee Talent
    By Courtney Cox on October 15, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Finding top-talent that fits within your organization is a challenge and an opportunity for all employers. Additionally, retaining the best...

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    Are Job Offer Letters Legally Required?
    By Drew Gieseke on October 7, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Do Employers Have to Send Offer Letters? When bringing on a new hire, a common practice is to make a verbal job offer and to follow that verbal...

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    5 Factors that Affect Employee Retention—and How to Improve Each
    By Drew Gieseke on October 2, 2020 | 4 min read time

    Decreasing Retention Rates As Millennials rise the ranks in the workforce, employee behavior in the workplace has shifted—particularly when it...

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    How HR Can Use Stay Interviews to Avoid Exit Interviews
    By Drew Gieseke on August 27, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Two essential qualitative measurements at any HR professional’s disposal are stay interviews and exit interviews. When conducted as part of a...

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    Best Practices for Writing Remote Work Job Descriptions
    By Drew Gieseke on July 15, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Beginning in March 2020, employers undertook the largest remote work experiment in American history thanks to the outbreak of the coronavirus...

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    Contractors vs. Full-Time Employees: What's the Difference?
    By Drew Gieseke on July 7, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Employers looking to bolster their team may hire independent contractors, typically for a single project or expert perspective. Yet while these ...

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    Six Great Questions to Ask Candidates During a Job Interview
    By Drew Gieseke on June 9, 2020 | 2 min read time

    Hiring new employees is a tricky task. In many ways, the current hiring market favors interviewees—more often than not, if you find a qualified...

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    How Employers Can Prepare for and Conduct an Exit Interview
    By Drew Gieseke on June 1, 2020 | 3 min read time

    Exit interviews aren’t always comfortable for either party, but they do serve a vital purpose in how a company betters itself. Flip the entire...

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    How to Recruit, Hire, and Retain Millennials—and Why an HRIS and ATS Can Help
    By Drew Gieseke on May 22, 2020 | 4 min read time

    With more people in the workforce than any other generation, Millennials are key to any organization’s success. By utilizing a robust human...

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