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Most companies realize the value in employee referrals. For one, they’re often better candidates for openings since they’re pre-screened by folks who already work for you. But actually getting your employees to proactively reach out to their professional network can be tough.

How can leaders encourage employees to refer their connections to open positions within the company?[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Leadership — tracks feedback from more than 160,000 business leaders. We run the poll question each Tuesday in our e-newsletter.

Last week, we asked: How worried are you that, as the economy rebounds, your employees will seek better opportunities elsewhere?

  • Not worried at all — they’re all very happy here: 19.16%
  • A little worried — I might lose one or two: 39.06%
  • Worried — we’re going to lose a few good ones: 30.16%
  • Very worried — it’s going to be an exodus: 11.62%

The brain drain begins.[…] Continue Reading »