Gone are the days when furry friends were exclusively reserved for home life. As more and more people embrace pet ownership, employers are recognizing the positive impact that pets can have on employee morale, productivity, and overall well-being.
The combination of a challenging economy, the ongoing war for talent, and the fight against pay inequity has made pay transparency a critical topic in Human Resources.
It’s no mystery that employee engagement is a crucial part of a successful and productive workplace. According to HR Cloud’s employee engagement statistics, highly engaged workforces are 21% more profitable and 17% more productive than companies with disengaged employees.
Your nonprofit’s employees are the vital gears of your operation.
As compensation experts, here at Astron Solutions we recognize the importance of using the Total Rewards approach to employee compensation.
There is no denying that the recent pandemic and current economic challenges have changed the work landscape. As we continue to navigate in this new stage of normalcy, an element that has taken priority for employees is proper work/life balance.
Your organization needs stability to pursue its long-term goals. Providing a great employment experience and encouraging employees to stay with your organization will give you this stability, but employee recruitment and retention can be major challenges for many employers.
From catteries to thrift stores, employee training is vital to every small business’s success. Not only does it provide your staff with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in their roles, but it also helps your business stay up-to-date with industry trends, best practices, and technology.
Many nonprofits tend to focus most of their energy on fundraising, pursuing donors, and managing volunteers. However, dedicating time and effort to prospective and current staff members is just as important to keep operations running smoothly so you can further your mission.
As your nonprofit’s human resources department might tell you, there are plenty of challenges associated with hiring, training, and retaining staff.
With employee turnover at the forefront of employers’ minds across all industries, employee retention is an especially hot topic for nonprofits, whose mission-centered work must always move forward despite setbacks.
Over the last two years, employees have come to appreciate the benefits to a fully remote or hybrid work environment. These benefits include saving time commuting, more productivity, schedule flexibility, and better work / life balance.