Employee Retention – The Top 10 Reasons Why People Leave Companies

There are a number of reasons why people leave companies, employee retention is a very subjective topic and the reasons and recommendations can vary vastly between people in different industries and locations. With the uncertainty in the economic climate we are sure there are a lot of people just hanging in until things pick up…

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Useful Performance Review Tips To Ensure Career Survival

Most companies do some kind of performance review once or twice a year. This article will give you real performance review tips that can help you to actually get some benefit from the review. Why Do Companies Do Performance Reviews? In the mountain of process and paperwork involved when it comes to employee reviews it…

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Employees Rate Their Bosses – And So Should All Of Us

Rate Your Boss

It’s always a journey going through the hiring process for a job. First, second, third and even more interviews are accompanied by reference checks, tests and a whole heap of Googling by employers. Don’t you remember that party where someone tagged you on Facebook passed out on the ground? Chances are your potential employer has…

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Walmart Workers Stand Up – And Why We Can’t Ignore What They Say.

As I watched the “Why Are We Standing Up?” video I started to hear common themes. Lack of respect, low wages, discrimination, favoritism and much much more. “Because I am 52 Years old and I can’t afford my own apartment from what I am paid by Walmart” Who owns Walmart The Walton family owns more…

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McDonalds Made a Budget Plan for Their Workers – You won’t believe the numbers!

It’s great that McDonalds want to help their staff make ends meet on the tiny salaries they are paid, however they obviously didn’t pay someone that knew how to add, when it came to creating this sample budget. All that the budget really teaches, is that if you are paid a low wage, you probably…

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What the staff had to say about the fired president of Winthrop University

Last month the Winthrop University Trustees terminated Jamie Comstock Williamson after a string of run ins and misunderstandings. According to an article in thestate.com a number of employees of Winthrop University described how Jamie Comstock Williamson had created a terrible work environment and reportedly yelled whenever she was angry. Now when you hold a senior…

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