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Retention and Job Satisfaction

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which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Job satisfaction is an important component of nurses' lives that can impact on patient safety, productivity and performance, quality of care, retention and turnover, commitment to the organisation and the profession. Little is known about job satisfaction in early career and how it varies for different groups of nurses. This paper investigates how the components of job satisfaction vary during early career in newly qualified UK nurses. Nurses were sampled using a combined census and multi-stage ...
applies psychology to organizations and the workplace. Industrial-organizational psychologists contribute to an organization's success by improving the performance and well-being of its people. An I-O psychologist researches and identifies how behaviors and attitudes can be improved through hiring practices, training programs, and feedback systems.
Nursing Leadership - Vol. 23 Special Issue 2010 ::
University Health Network (UHN) became a demonstration site to test a health human resource planning model to foster inter-organizational collaboration, knowledge transfer and exchange of nurses between an urban academic health science centre and a remote region in northern Ontario. Funding support was provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The partnership between UHN, Weeneebayko Health Ahtuskaywin (WHA) and James Bay General Hospital (JBGH) addressed retention, recruitment, professional practice development, planning and succession planning objectives. The primary goal of this partnership was to supply ... market research, surveys and trends
On-site employee fitness centers, Employee Health and Fitness
More and more companies are realizing the benefits of having an employee wellness program and as part of that program providing their employees with a fitness center on-site. Employers with on-site employee fitness centers realize that employees who are in good health are more productive, happier and have a greater sense of job satisfaction than less healthy employees who work in environments where their health and wellness is not considered to be a worthwhile investment. Having an on-site employee fitness center is for many employees the best help possible for leaving behind a sedentary lifestyle and taking the step to being ... market research, surveys and trends


CPI Houston - Case Study
A major healthcare organization with 13,000 employees was experiencing high turn over in their nurses in 4 hospitals, costing the organization millions. They estimated that, system wide, for every percent they could reduce turnover the organization could save $ 1.5 million annually. Solution The organizational goal was to reduce RN turnover by 20% annualized. A 6 - month pilot program for departments that had consistently high turnover was established. Based on focus Coaching led to a 40% greater improvement in leadership development skills than training alone. Ultimately, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction and Teacher Retention for
Eleven percent of the respondents chose to leave the profession. ..... newly hired public school teachers will range from 1.7 to 2.7 million (Alt et al., .... from a review of literature on teacher retention and job satisfaction of new ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Telecommuting Makes Immediate Sense
Robert is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development category of Justmeans, and a long-time business consultant and author with a knack for writing about difficult topics in a friendly, down-to-earth style. He has been a senior consultant for Hill and Knowlton Public Relations, editor of monthly newsletters on finance, investing, and management, a book publisher, and founder of two non-prof... Telecommuting Makes Immediate Sense Posted On: Today A beautiful home office is just one perk for telecommuters. For many years, Telecommuting has made good personal, practical, and economic sense. But today, there's a greater ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Pentagon's 'Don't Ask' Survey: Soldiers in Afghanistan Are Just Not That ...
Combat troops in Afghanistan had less opportunity than those at home to weigh in on the potential repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' law on gays and lesbians in the military, Defense Department officials acknowledged. The Pentagon, under pressure to repeal the law from President Barack Obama , Congress and its own top leadership, this summer launched what spokesman Geoff Morrell described as a "scientifically supported'' effort to survey "a large representative sample of our force'' to determine how they felt about allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly. That ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Impact of orientation on recruitment, retention, and job satisfaction
Impact of orientation on recruitment, retention, and job satisfaction. Recruitment and retention – Crimlisk, et al (2002) reported a 96% retention rate ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Fire Paramedic Job Satisfaction and Retention in the Newport Beach ...
Job satisfaction: A key to engagement and retention. HRMagazine, 52(10), 8. Retrieved March 6, 2008, from ABI/INFORM Global database. Messmer, Max. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
that job satisfaction has been linked to teacher retention. (Berns, ... The issue of secondary teacher job satisfaction and retention has been the focus ...
Mentoring and Baby Boomers
Today, in our love affair with what�s new, what�s cutting edge, and what�s technologically cool, it�s easy to forget that knowledge also comes with experience. It may require a few hours of e-training or a semester-long course to learn how an energy pump operates, but it takes years and years of experience to recognize the sounds of a pump that is not operating properly. The only way to shorten that learning cycle is to have someone with more experience help to accelerate learning. Businesses idolize youth and technological savviness. Firms recruit new (and less expensive) talent in the belief that that�s the way ...
Do companies treat employees poorly because they know they can get ...
Having worked in many industries, for many years, I have seen more than one “economic downturn”, or “recession”. In each case, people are treated as disposable commodities. The prevailing attitude seems to be, “To heck with it. Pay 'em as little as we can get away with, and throw them out as soon as they're done. We can always find more workers.” Although there is always some of this from companies whose boards are filled only from the sales ranks, it gets bigger when times are tough. Additionally, while those poor folks are employed, they get blatantly mistreated in the ...