It's All About People: Why Reducing Turnover Starts With Hiring

Jim Collins said that “the most important decisions business people make are not what decisions, but who decisions.” If 80% of your turnover is the result of bad hiring decisions, the most important thing you can do to reduce turnover is to focus on hiring people more likely to stay.

It's All About People: Why Reducing Turnover Starts With Hiring

Jim Collins said that “the most important decisions business people make are not what decisions, but who decisions.” If 80% of your turnover is the result of bad hiring decisions, the most important thing you can do to reduce turnover is to focus on hiring people more likely to stay.

Top 5 Traits That Make a Candidate More Likely to Stay

When it comes to retaining top talent, it's important to understand the true drivers behind why high performing and satisfied employees ultimately decide to go another direction. In the modern HR world, many would say that optimizing employee engagement is the way to go, when in reality, the research shows there are more important things we should be looking at to retain top performers. 

5 Interview Questions Guaranteed to Reduce Turnover

Hiring is hard. Hiring people that will stay in a position for a long time is even harder. Here are five questions guaranteed to flag a candidate for turnover risk and thus help you reduce employee turnover. 

Why Employee Engagement Doesn't Reduce Turnover

One of the most common strategies for reducing turnover has been to invest in employee engagement initiatives. These efforts take many forms (engagement surveys, manager trainings, expensive company perks, etc.).

How Much is Your Turnover Really Costing You?

In an ever more competitive economy, hiring the right person for the right job has never been more critical. With more millennials entering the workforce each year, companies are finding that turnover costs hinder their ability to scale and thrive. Various strategies have been employed to reduce turnover in almost every industry. Most have yielded only modest results despite significant investment.

Lessons from Google's Worthless Interview Questions

The technology giant, Google, is known for hiring the best talent in the market and equally known for their wacky interview questions. For years, Google interviewers used these seemingly random questions to "help" them hire great talent. Turns out though, these questions didn't help at all. 

“We found that brainteasers are a complete waste of time,” Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google, told the New York Times. “They don’t predict anything. They serve primarily to make the interviewer feel smart.”

What is a predictive hiring system?

Ever company has and uses a predictive hiring system—whether they know it or not. Let's elaborate on a concrete definition of what a predictive hiring system is...

The Pros and Cons of Extroversion in the Workplace

Extroversion is one of the most widely talked about personality characteristics of all time. There have been books written about extroversion and introversion, TED Talks have been given, and there are dozens of online test and opinions about this every present personality characteristic. It might be the most widely talked about personality characteristic because it makes a lot of sense and people can easily self identify their own level of extroversion.

Who is Journeyfront?

Having the wrong person in the wrong job is bad news for anyone. Poor job fit leads to employee dissatisfaction and under performance, while companies foot the bill to hire and train these employees who don't contribute or even detract from company success.

We believe that everyone has potential to do great things, but that potential can only be realized when a person's unique strengths and abilities are a match with his or her job.

We're on a mission to help companies get the "right people" into the "right jobs" better than ever before. By utilizing the latest advances in predictive analytics, psychometric assessments, and machine learning algorithms, we can improve the accuracy of hiring and get more people in jobs where they will thrive. Join us as we discuss tools, tips, and techniques for using your company's data to improve your hiring outcomes.

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It's All About People: Why Reducing Turnover Starts With Hiring

Jim Collins said that “the most important decisions business people make are not what decisions, but who decisions.” If 80% of your turnover is the re...

Read more

Top 5 Traits That Make a Candidate More Likely to Stay

When it comes to retaining top talent, it's important to understand the true drivers behind why high performing and satisfied employees ultimately dec...

Read more

5 Interview Questions Guaranteed to Reduce Turnover

Hiring is hard. Hiring people that will stay in a position for a long time is even harder. Here are five questions guaranteed to flag a candidate for ...

Read more

Why Employee Engagement Doesn't Reduce Turnover

One of the most common strategies for reducing turnover has been to invest in employee engagement initiatives. These efforts take many forms (engageme...

Read more