Category Archives: Employee Retention

4 Reasons You Need an Employee Loyalty Program

4 Reasons You Need an Employee Loyalty Program Businesses will work overtime to get their customer’s loyalty, but what about their employees? One of the best things about being a Kroger shopper is the loyalty rewards program they have. They give me special pricing so I can save more money. I earn points I can…
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The 5 Strategies You Need Now to Increase Post-COVID-19 Employee Loyalty

The 5 Strategies You Need Now to Increase Post-COVID-19 Employee Loyalty There’s no sugar-coating it. Your employees are scared, and since we’re being 100% honest, you’re scared too. The world changed in a matter of days, and with the state of the world in question, employees are looking to companies for some semblance of support…
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What Happened to Our New Hire?

What Happened to Our New Hire?   Has your company encountered a scenario in which a new hire seemed thrilled to be offered a position on Monday, only to reject the job before the week was over? These sudden changes of heart before the job truly begins are not just puzzling - they’re becoming increasingly…
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7 Tips for Attracting and Retaining Talent

How small business owners can build their team for the long term What can small businesses do to attract and retain talent?  Here are seven ideas small business owners can do immediately to attract the right talent, engage their teams, increase retention, and ultimately grow! No. 1: Create a Culture of Collaboration Employees leave bosses,…
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The Benefits of Retained Search Firms

The Benefits of Retained Search Firms Some companies believe that more recruiters searching for your talent equates to greater market coverage. But in the staffing world, quantity doesn’t equal quality. Retained search firms have demonstrated fill rates near and far above 90 percent. Contingent recruiting firms often have fill rates of less than 35%. Why…
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Half a truth is often a great lie

Half a truth is often a great lie “Half a truth is often a great lie” -Benjamin Franklin According to HireRight’s 2017 Employment Screening Benchmark Report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants lying on their resumes or job applications. Candidates, even at the highest levels, are embellishing their resumes. What are candidates lying about and…
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Why do Workers Quit?

Why do Workers Quit? I recently read an article on LinkedIn, The Real Reason Workers Quit Their Jobs, and decided to survey my team at Risch Results. Every day we work hard to ensure the talent we find for our clients not only has the necessary skill set and experience for the position, but also…
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Effective Onboarding Boosts Employee Retention

Effective Onboarding Boosts Employee Retention By Jolene Risch and Adrienne Bommarito When you walk into a networking event and see someone you know, there’s a sense of comfort and familiarity. That feeling is the same one new employees covet, even from day one on the job. Ensuring new employees feel like they’re part of the…
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Employee Motivation: Inclusion and Praise

Employee Motivation: Inclusion and Praise Employee motivation is easy to understand in theory, but it is much harder in practice. Many times bosses and managers become inundated in the day-to-day tasks and can lose sight of long-term, employee development, particularly employee motivation. This oversight, however, can cause severe structural dilemmas in the long-term. I have…
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