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The talent war: Is it over?

Written By: Alan Davis
July 12, 2010

Views on how top talent is attracted and retained.

Human Resources Q&A: Engagement versus satisfaction

Written By: Tim Rutledge
June 14, 2010

Employee engagement and satisfaction are two distinct concepts. This article explains the difference.

Six tips to keep your team motivated

Written By: Jean Crawford
May 31, 2010

Six inexpensive ways to motivate employees.

Demonstrating worth and value through daily recognition and rewards

Written By: Kathline Holmes
May 10, 2010

How to identify and reduce toxicity in the workplace.

Human Resources Q&A: Pushing and pulling - why people change jobs

Written By: Tim Rutledge
March 8, 2010

When employees say they're leaving for a higher salary, they may just be giving a safe answer. It usually takes a pay increase of about 15% or higher for someone to switch jobs.

Human Resources Q&A: Can Google predict employee turnover?

Written By: Tim Rutledge
July 13, 2009

Article explains why computers cannot predict employees' career paths and has tips on how to retain employees.

It will cost you $4,000 to replace just one $8 per hour, full-time employee

Written By: Noel Paiement
July 13, 2009

Costs associated with employee turnover and steps to carry out to improve employee engagement.

Talk from the top: Keeping the love alive

Written By: Patricia Heard
June 18, 2009

How to maintain a positive attitude and passion at work.

Human Resources Q&A: Recognizing superior talent

Written By: Tim Rutledge
June 8, 2009

This article explains why superior performers should be recognized.

What exactly is employee engagement?

Written By: Louisa Jewell
May 11, 2009

An explanation of employee engagement and meaningfulness at work.

Governance Q&A: Are staff layoffs an ethical option?

Written By: Jane Garthson
January 5, 2009

With the economic downturn and tight resources, should staff reductions be considered?

A new HR perspective: Well-being for Canadian workers

Written By: Louisa Jewell
November 3, 2008

The psychology of increasing employee happiness.

An innovative idea to keep your best people

Written By: Louisa Jewell and Tracy Griffin
October 14, 2008

How to hold informational interviews with your employees to increase retention.

AFP Salary Survey 2008: The gender wage gap...closes!

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
September 8, 2008

An examination of several recent compensation studies and how they show the gender wage gap is beginning to close in the nonprofit sector.

Five strategies for improving workplace retention

Written By: Louisa Jewell and Tracy Griffin
July 14, 2008

Five top strategies for keeping employees happy.

Human Resources Q&A: Engaging employees of any generation

Written By: Tim Rutledge
May 12, 2008

Outlines keys to employee engagement that cut across all generations.

Human Resources Q&A: Rewards versus recognition

Written By: Tim Rutledge
October 9, 2007

The article explains that recognition is better than salary or rewards for keeping your employees engaged.

Show me the money: Shedding light on nonprofit salaries

Written By: Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf
July 9, 2007

The topic of executive compensation in the voluntary community is a tricky one. While the sector continues to grapple with an identity crisis about whether it should adopt more “corporate” behaviours in the operation of nonprofits and charities, and the subsequent rewarding/evaluating of executive level officers, the fact remains that salary levels continue to be well below their for-profit counterparts.

Governance Q&A: Compensation for executives and senior management

Written By: Jane Garthson
June 4, 2007

How finance committees determine compensations and what to do when conflict of interest arises.

Human Resources Q&A: Keep talented staff and help underperformers

Written By: Tim Rutledge
May 14, 2007

What managers should do to retain talent.