Training

Some training is required by federal or state law, other training is discretionary, but whichever you need, good training is essential to your company’s success. Let HR Daily Advisor give you the quick-reading and easy-to-implement training ideas you need for your kind of business.

Free Special Report: 7 Strategies for Effective Training


7 Steps that Managers Can Take to Improve Employee Engagement

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By William Taylor
If you want higher productivity from your employees and better customer service, one way to achieve that is boosting employee engagement. A recent survey reported that about 63 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged in their jobs. When employees are disengaged, they lose productivity and can negatively impact the morale of other team members, too. When management actively seeks ways to boost employee engagement, it can have a direct positive effect on the company’s profitability. Here are seven steps that you can take.

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Developing an Effective Occupational Health and Safety System

By: Anthony Di Bratto

There are two main approaches to occupational health and safety (OH&S). One is a reactive approach based on legislation and the threat of legal action including fines and business restrictions.

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Failure to Pay Correctly—Lawsuit Provoker #6

Yesterday’s Advisor featured the first five of attorney Aaron Zandy’s 10 things we do to get sued. Today, the rest of the 10, including failure to pay correctly.

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Avoiding the 10 Most Costly Management Mistakes

“It’s a case of perception vs. reality. The plaintiff perceives he (she) was disciplined, retaliated against, and harassed.  The reality is different. He (she) was terminated for a legitimate, non-discriminatory, non-retaliatory reason by a professional, well-trained manager with supportive documentation.”

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Which Is Worst Supervisory Sin: Envy, Greed, or Sloth?

Yesterday’s Advisor began our list of the seven deadly sins of managers; today, we present Envy, Greed, and Sloth.

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Which of the 7 Deadly Sins Are Your Managers Committing—Right Now?

Managers, managers, managers. Why can’t they just follow your policies and your practices? Wishful thinking. Here are seven deadly sins that your managers are probably committing right now, down the hall.

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Training & Development Survey Results: How Do You Compare?

Training Methods

Our survey shows the following methods used regularly for training employees.

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Training and Development Survey Results in; How Do You Compare?

Highlights of the 2014 Training and Development Survey

  • New hire orientation is the most commonly offered training topic, followed by sexual harassment and emergency procedures.
  • HR conducts the training at 78 percent of respondents’ businesses.
  • In the coming years, 86 percent expect to use more online training.

Thanks to all 1,052 participants in the 2014 Training and Development Survey! Here are the detailed results:

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How to Create a Team Charter

By Jilaine Parkes, president and founder of Sprigg Talent Management Systems

Creating and agreeing on a team charter can set team projects up for success. This is an opportunity to ensure that everyone involved at the team (and senior management) level knows why the project needs to be carried out, understands what the objectives and measures of success are, and has a clear idea of who is doing what and with what resources.

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Myers Briggs—The Psychological Scales

By Jilaine Parkes, president and founder of Sprigg Talent Management Systems

Did you know that the fundamentals of how we think are usually fixed by the time we are 3 or 4 years old although the brain continues to allow some plasticity until puberty?!

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