Tag: Compensation

Employee Recognition: Why Does Praise Matter More Than a Raise?

by wpengine on August 12, 2014 in Culture, Workforce


Employees, as humans, are social creatures that strive for a primal sense of comradery and acceptance. That being said, it’s no secret that appreciated employees are the most productive and engaged team members. However, with active engagement statistics being a popular topic as of late, the question of whether or not employees feel genuinely appreciated […]

Your Salary Offers Are Disappointing Candidates

by wpengine on May 13, 2014 in Staffing, Workforce


Attention employers, money may not be the reason people leave but it is one of the top reasons candidates don’t accept your job offer. According to a recent CareerBuilder article, 7 in 10 Salary Offers Disappoint Job Candidates. The 2013 Staffing & Recruiting Pulse Survey reported that 71% of staffing firms say job candidates’ salary […]

Why Your Employees Jump Ship

by wpengine on March 20, 2014 in Staffing, Workforce


Our last blog discussed how employee referrals are the top source of bringing new people into organizations… but what is it that drives employees to leave? Well, while giving cash bonuses for employee referrals is suggested for bringing people on board, money is not the top reason people leave. Surprised? Wondering what it could be? […]

Rethink Rewarding Referrals

by wpengine on March 10, 2014 in Staffing, Workforce


Does your company offer a referral bonus for employees that recommend friends from their network for internal postings? For those of you that answered Yes – how do your bonuses stack up? Did you say No? I have some numbers for you that may have you rethinking rewarding referrals. I’ll start with this – Employee […]