Why Internal Mobility Is Inner Strength for a Company

If an employee feels appreciated and cared for by an employer, he or she is more likely to perform at peak potential. Happy employees, on average, are 12% more productive than unhappy ones. Companies with motivated employees also have 35% greater productivity than those that don’t. If your applicant tracking system is full of external applications only, here’s why it’s a good idea to look internally for top talent instead.

Increase Employee Retention

Companies that make employees feel valued, research shows, have a 69% higher retention rate within the first three years. Hiring internally instead of externally also reduces the turnover rate, and it means that you spend less money on employee compensation. While you’ll need to create a base salary for a new hire, hiring from within simply entails a raise. This amounts to substantial cost savings, and your employees…


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