Category: Training

Employees are valuing career development more than ever—it’s a sign that the company is willing to invest in their future. How are businesses approaching training today? What are their pain points, and what topics are being addressed in training?

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Gamification

How are Companies Achieving Success with Gamification?

Gamification is about driving motivation, with the hope of engrossing us and mesmerizing us just as games do. In business, gamification isn’t about games developed for businesses, but the prudently calculated use of prevailing game design methods (design, action, fun, and competition) and procedures (leaderboards, points, and badges) to achieve a business outcome.

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coaching

Why Employee Coaching May Be Your Best Strategy

In the new Coaching Employees For High Performance report, it was found that 71% of employees who took advantage of learning opportunities were more motivated. What’s even more encouraging, 64% felt more equipped to do their job, 55% felt empowered, and 48% felt ready to take on more responsibility. As you can see, the power of employee coaching goes far beyond learning something new. Here are more real benefits to this training trend.

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training

Training: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Just like your company, every person working in it has a unique point of view, approach, and style. Just like our mothers told us when we were kids, we are all truly one of a kind, and thus, we all have our own unique learning styles.

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A Culture of Harassment? What Went Wrong at Uber, Tesla

Several large employers, including Uber and Tesla, made headlines recently when female employees went public with allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace. They all described a culture where the harassment was systemic and ignored at every level—including Human Resources.

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Can Civility Training Prevent Workplace Harassment?

In the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) proposed guidance on harassment, the commission suggests “civility training” and “bystander intervention training” as proactive measures employers can use to prevent workplace harassment.  But is there any support for the notion that civility training would be an effective tool to prevent harassment? The EEOC included it in the […]

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training

Committing to Continuing Employee Education

Almost every organization—regardless of industry—shares a similar greatest asset:  their workforce.  In fact, for many organizations their human capital is what differentiates them from their competition.  The right talent will constantly hit the points your organization is striving for—whether through having meaningful and productive conversations with clients, making good decisions that benefit the organization, or contributing to an overall positive work environment. 

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