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Reducing Your Employee Turnover Rate

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Do you hire people and find that you are losing them within a few weeks or months? Having a high turnover rate is a big indication that there is a problem that needs to be addressed. You need to look at the problems that are arising and to find out what people are saying their reasons for leaving the company are. When you can pinpoint the reasons for their departure, it can help you to create a stronger company. You need to be able to learn how to find ways to really enjoy your staff and to show them how valuable they are to the company so you can create a company that has a low turnover rate. Here are some tips that will help you to retain your employees:

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How to keep your best employees

portfolio71367089.jpgOne of the hardest roles as a manager is learning how to find good employees and then finding a way to retain employees. The average employee will stay with a company for about 3-5 years. It will be difficult to learn how to retain employees, especially when times get tough and you need to start looking for different ways to scale down the amount of money you spend on payroll and other expenses.

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Features of human resource management

office23648847.jpgHuman resource management focuses on an organization's most important assets, which are its employees, but it does not do so in a simple manner. There are many different features that are included in the human resource department, but all of the features deal with a specific aspect of the employees. Human resource management actually refers to the processes that are involved with managing all of the people in the business, which includes employing and training employees, but also refers to monitoring their progress and rewarding them for their performance.

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Using incentives to create a positive work environment

cashflow19162760.jpgIt is important for the workplace to be a positive one. When the workplace is positive it makes going to work a better experience for the employees and the employer. People tend to work better in a positive work environment and more employees will enjoy coming to work instead of dreading it.

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Can Roth IRA contributions be offered as a benefit?

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The topic of this article is whether or not Roth IRA contributions can be offered as a benefit to your employees. This topic is especially pertinent today, as more and more people are exploring different options of saving for their retirement. Social Security is not a sure thing, and even if it were, the money that it gives you is not nearly enough to live on in any sort of humane way. More and more options for saving for your retirement are available, and sometimes it can be incredibly confusing to both employees and employers.

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Paying Employees to Stop Smoking - An Idea Whose Time Has Come

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Smoking is one of the unhealthiest things a person can do to themselves. In addition to causing an assortment of cancers, health concerns, and eventually premature death, it is becoming more and more frowned upon in society as well as in the workplace.

Employees who smoke are more likely to have higher medical bills and more serious medical problems as a result, including various cancers, emphysema, and bronchitis. This presents a financial burden to employers as it often results in higher health insurance costs and more time taken off from work.

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Should You Pay Stock Options?

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It used to be that stock options were reserved only for executives or members of top management. However, more and more employers are opting to offer stock options to all employees as part of their compensation package. In fact, more than 10 million American workers receive stock options as part of their compensation or as bonuses.

What Are Stock Options?
Stock options give employees the right to buy a specific number of shares of their company's stock during a time and at a price that the employer specifies. The price the company sets on the stock, also referred to as the grant or strike price, is offered to employees at a discounted price. This price is most often the market price of the stock at the time the employee is given the stock options. After a certain amount of time, an employee can elect to cash in his stock options. The idea behind this is that the stock price will have gone up during that amount of time, so the employee will be able to sell them at a higher price, thus yielding a profit.

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How to decide where you need an ADA ramp

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The topic of this article is how to decide where you need an ADA ramp. Now, at first glance, to those of you who maybe are just starting up your own business or haven't thought about the ADA before-and shame on you-you might not think that designing a ramp according to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) is that big of a deal. I mean, a ramp is a ramp is a ramp, right?

Wrong.

The Americans with Disabilities Act is a congressional act that was signed into law by the first President Bush. The Americans with Disabilities Act is designed to ensure that workplaces, schools, and basically any other environment, building, center, or anything else is designed so that it is equally accessible to those with and those without disabilities. If you have an employee with a disability, whether they are in a wheelchair or if they get in an automobile accident and have to be on crutches for an extended period of time, you are required by law to comply with the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act for business places or public buildings. Essentially, if you are an employer, whether of a business or a non profit organization or a government organization, you need to review all of the guideline of the Americans with Disabilities Act today so that you can ensure that you are in compliance. Otherwise, you've got a lawsuit in your future.

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How to make employee benefits more affordable

concernedman19185284.jpg When businesses have full time employees they usually have some sort of healthcare and other benefits for the employees. With the rising cost of healthcare and the other benefits, employers want to know how to make employee benefits more affordable.

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