Category: Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement and the Bottom Line

The level of commitment from your employees directly affects financial performance.  At Brightwing, our passion for elevating human performance drives a hunger for data that shows what works and what doesn’t.  Two results of a Gallup research study recently caught our attention: Disengaged employees cost U.S. companies $370 billion annually through lost productivity. Engaged employees…

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Your Last Failed Hire Cost $60,140!

Here are some typical costs for an employee making $55,000 who leaves after eight months: • H.R. involvement (interviews, onboarding): $1,100 • Manager interviews & other recruiting expenses: $1,000 • Advertising: $400 • Employee salary: $36,672 • Benefits (30% of salary): $11,000 • Training: $800 • Productivity Loss (other employees picking up 25% of failed…

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3 Ways Employment Branding Beats out Job Postings

You can think of your Employment Brand as your organization’s reputation as an employer. And the stronger your Employment Brand, the more, and higher quality, candidates you will attract. In order to market your employment brand, you have to discover what makes your company unique (or your Employee Value Proposition). Then you have to communicate…

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