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Does Casual Workplace Attire Help Retain Workers?

Posted by Ginger Sullivan on June 28, 2016

Does Casual Workplace Attire Help Retain Workers? | Ginger Sullivan | HR Insights blog by CareATC, Inc.A large study indicates that 1/3 of employees would prefer to work at a company where Business Casual attire was the norm.

Just over 20% of American companies allow casual dress every day of the week.

But in a growing result-orientation in American company culture, more businesses are admitting that the way people dress might not have much to do with their productivity.

Business Casual is hard to define, but people tend to know it when they see it. If you're interested in making dress requirements more casual, give it a try one day a week to see how people respond.

Communicate clearly about ongoing standards, and provide pictures about acceptable and unacceptable, if necessary. Finally, don't create policies that aren't legal.

Read full article at Employee Benefit News.

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Ginger Sullivan

As CareATC's Recruiter, Ginger primarily focuses on recruiting top talent for our clinics and Corporate office. She also uses her creativity to help plan Corporate events.

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