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Organizational Design is Critical for Employee Retention

Organization Chart

February 2023 As we get deeper into 2023, we have a lot to contend with. Layoffs have been announced beyond FAANG companies and the broader tech sector. Inflation persists at uncomfortably high levels, yet the labor market remains one of the tightest in recorded history. As a result, finding top talent is still more challenging […]

The Total Rewards Approach to Employee Retention

The Total Rewards Approach to Employee Retention

October 2022 We still see the most robust labor market in recorded history despite record inflation and recession fears. Despite news of layoffs at FAANG companies and in the broader tech sector, candidates still have more choices and power in the labor market than ever. Even with historic wage growth of over 5% YoY, wages […]

First Impressions Matter: Retention Starts with Recruiting

Recruiting IT Workers

July 2022 With continued upheaval and economic instability due to rising inflation, tight supply chains, and persistent pandemic fears, the labor market remains one of the tightest in recorded history. The Great Resignation has left many businesses scrambling to fill open roles and struggling to determine how to continue growth or achieve strategic plans with […]

First Impressions Matter: The Importance of Employee Onboarding

Onboarding a New Employee

April 2022 The Great Resignation, or Great Reset, or Great Retirement.  It feels like a Great Headache, especially in a tight IT labor market. As a result, many business leaders turn to employee retention strategies to stop the bleeding, especially as another “great” appears on the horizon – this time from those who have made the switch – The Great […]

Rethinking Technology Hiring and Retention in a New World

Employee Acquisition and Retention

February 2022 Guest Blogger: Michael Maggiotto, Jr. PHR, SHRM-SCP, Head of Advisory at BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group Talent acquisition and retention are currently the most pressing issues facing businesses today. The sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding of top employees to either grow the business, stabilize the company, or backfill positions vacated through […]

The Importance of Thank You Notes After an Interview

The Importance of Thank You

November 2021 • By the New Iron Blogger Our client had told us that the candidate we sent had hit it out of the park during her interview – she checked off all the boxes, except one. Unfortunately, they did not receive a thank-you note (via email) after the interview, so they went with another candidate. […]

Great Resignation? Choose to Have a Great Employee Retention Instead

The Great Retention

September 29, 2021 • By the New Iron Blogger “The Great Resignation” or “The Great Reshuffle” and for Baby Boomers who’ve had enough – “The Great Retirement.” However, for most business leaders, it is becoming a “Great Headache.” We live in a time of “greats,” and they are not too good. At New Iron Solutions, we […]

The Road to Employee Retention Begins with One-on-Ones

One on One Meetings

August 9, 2021 • By the New Iron Blogger No question, the pandemic has made many tough jobs even more challenging – especially that of a manager. As we continue to emerge, many articles about employee retention report vast numbers of employees preparing to leave because of “burnout,” how they were treated, record “quit rates,” […]

The Great Resignation of 2021

Resignation 2021

June 21, 2021 • By the New Iron Blogger A “Great Resignation is coming,” according to Anthony Klotz, an associate professor of management at Texas A&M, and many economists and labor experts agree. The quit rate for April (those leaving their jobs) was the highest in 20 years, 24% higher than pre-pandemic, and it shows […]

MSP Liability: 25,000 Reasons to Be Proactive

Cyber Security

April 12, 2021 • By the New Iron Blogger The numbers are staggering. According to the FBI, there were more than 11 times as many phishing complaints in 2020 compared to 2016, as the pandemic exacerbated the problem (attacks in 2020 more than doubled from 2019). According to the Proofpoint 2021 State of the Phish Report, […]