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Workplace Toxins: What is your organization spreading?

My dad has always been a fanatic about keeping his yard in tip-top shape. I kid you not, as a child, I remember him going to great lengths so that we would have a picture perfect yard – mowing the lawn in perfectly concentric circles and squares (whichever worked best with the shape of the…

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Why Do They Leave?

Employee Retention Motivational Factors: The Big Six Most employers know that attracting and retaining highly skilled employees is vital to their organizational success. However, some employers struggle to find the best means of keeping their employees engaged, often relying on one-time recognition awards or ad hoc communications. A kernel of truth to this state of…

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An Inside Look at the Evolution of Employee Retention at FMP: A Veteran ‘FMPer’ Perspective

After reading last week’s blog and learning some of the ‘out-of-the-box’ perks that companies use to retain employees, I thought it would be interesting to look at how the perks and benefits at FMP have evolved to attract and retain employees. Specifically, I wanted to learn more about what we’ve done in the past, what we’re presently doing to retain our great workforce, and what FMP’s future plans are to retain employees for years to come. And, I…

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Work Perks: Investigating Employee Incentives

What Are Work Perks? Since the economic boom in the US following WWII, employers have traditionally offered a selection of employee benefits as a form of indirect compensation. Some of these benefits are required by law (like unemployment insurance or workers compensation), while others have become so commonplace that they are often expected or assumed…

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Recruitment & Retention: The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

If you could switch companies today, would you?  Constant connectivity and innovative portable technology allows us to be online all.the.time. Whether it’s looking up LinkedIn posts and comparing others’ salaries via Glassdoor or scrolling Instagram liking your cousin’s vacation to the islands while you stayed home and had to brave the Snowpocalypse (coming again 2020),…

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