3 Ways to Attract and Retain More Millennials

As you may already know, millennials are taking over the workplace. In the next five years or so, millennials will make up at least 50% of the total workforce in America. So it’s pretty accurate to say that your place will comprise mostly of them.

But what are you doing to attract and retain this new generation of workers?

Well, if you think a high salary is the only factor that matters to millennials, you need to think again. Although a high salary is beneficial, this generation looks at other assets of a company before agreeing to work for it. Here are 3 assets that you need to adapt into your workplace to attract and retain more millennials:

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4 Must-Know Trends in Small Business Health Care

With our health care system still in chaos, a lot of people are worried about what will happen to their coverage – including small business owners and entrepreneurs. Well, if you’re one of these people, you may find some valuable insight on what various SMB owners are currently doing for health care. Take a look at our infographic to see what small business owners are doing in terms of their health coverage.

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3 Solutions to Overcome Your Dead-End Job

After graduating from college, I couldn’t wait to find and work my first salary wage job. When it finally happened, I was ecstatic because I thought it would enhance my career. The firm I worked for was a small business with about 10 employees. After working for about 2 years for the firm, I finally realized something – there was nowhere for me to grow within the company.

I had no director or manager above me, and I was the only person in the workplace that could perform my job responsibilities. Even though I had an important role in my company, it bothered me to know that there was no higher position in my department. At first, I wasn’t sure what my options were since it was my first full-time job. However, with the proper guidance, I decided to leave the company nearly a year later.

This experience helped me understand the influence of a corporate ladder. If employees see no room for career growth within a business, there will be turnover, low productivity, and other adverse consequences. As an employee, this feeling of entrapment was suffocating. For that reason, I want to share 3 methods to advance your career, if you believe there’s no room for growth in your firm.

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HR for Startups: 3 Tips to Developing an All-Star Team

Every startup is different and has its own unique qualities. Whether it’s your team, service, or product, your startup is special in its own way. However, there are some similarities among startups. One of them is the necessity to sacrifice time and energy to developing your business. That being said, no founder can grow their startup without a proper team behind him/her. But how can you recruit the best talent to ensure that your team will make your startup prosper?

Well, here’s a hint: it’s not about recruiting the best team, it’s about growing one. If you’re like most startups with limited capital, you won’t be able to acquire the best talent in your market. However, that doesn’t mean you’ll never have a quality team behind you; it just means you have to offer more than just a salary for you to gain one.

Luckily, I will help you head in the right direction, even with your limited budget. Here are 3 ways to develop an all-star team to help you reach startup success.

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Startup HR: Should You Be Outsourcing HR?

When you think of startups, I bet you think of the popular companies that are raking in millions of dollars in revenue. From Uber to Tesla, startups have been a growing trend in today’s society. However, not all startups are successful, and not all of them are able to obtain quality investors to support them. For those without any investors, you’re looking at a lower budget and a larger workload.

But here’s some good news to startups with low capital.

You can still compete with those VC backed startups!

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Small Business HR: 3 Superb Ways to Attract Millennials

Millennials, or the Y Generation, is now the largest generation in America. Businesses everywhere are trying to find different ways to attract them to their workforce. However, the methods used to attract millennials is very different from that of baby boomers and other generations. Millennials have different needs and priorities when it comes to employment. The same approach used to attract boomers and Gen Xers won’t work with this audience. Hence, many employers struggle to acquire and keep talented millennials in their company.

Are you having the same struggles as well? Let’s turn that around.

As a fellow millennial, I’m here to help you understand how to acquire talented Y-gens for your workplace. Here are 3 core traits that you should adopt if you’re looking to attract and retain millennials for your business.

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Office Etiquette: Exchanging Holiday Gifts

Now that Christmas is quickly approaching, people already have or are starting to shop for gifts for their friends and families. When it comes to purchasing gifts for your loved ones, the task may be pretty straightforward, but what about giving gifts in the workplace? Is it even appropriate to give presents to fellow co-workers?

The answer all depends on the culture in your workplace. Some businesses allow the exchange of gifts among fellow workers, while some do not. If your business doesn’t allow the act of giving gifts or strongly oppose it, then don’t break policy. However, if your workplace does allow gift-giving, then here are some tips that you should consider before shopping for your co-workers. Continue reading