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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How Can You Foster Informal Learning in the Workplace?

Trainers can tap the power of informal learning by incorporating “the three Es” (environment, education, and encouragement) into their training strategy, says Ronda Davis, CPLP, PMP, who is training manager at MicroPact.

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Transforming Managers into Coaches

Yesterday we began to explore a recent interview with Jason Forrest, CEO and Chief Culture Officer at FPG (Forest Performance Group), who recently released  his book, WTF: Why Training Fails. Today, we’ll look at what he has to say about transforming managers into coaches and who coaches the managers.

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Are Workers Just Lazy? No Says Expert

We recently sat down with Jason Forrest, CEO and Chief Culture Officer at FPG (Forest Performance Group) to discuss the topic of his new book, WTF: Why Training Fails.

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Worker Fired for Performance Problems Points to Retaliation Instead

An employer provided additional training to an employee with documented performance problems, but when her performance slipped again, she was fired. Noting that the termination occurred shortly after she took medical leave, the employee claimed that she was fired in retaliation for exercising her rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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What Is the ROI of Your Ethics and Compliance Training Program?

If your organization is like many in a recent study, you might struggle to answer that question. That’s because many organizations do not attempt to demonstrate a return on investment (ROI) for their ethics and compliance training program.

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What Do Millennial Leaders and First-time Managers Need to Succeed?

The International Coach Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI) have released findings from their latest research collaboration, Building a Coaching Culture with Millennial Leaders. The study explores how first-time people managers and emerging leaders—many of whom are Millennials—can benefit from partnering with a coach and receiving training on how to use coaching skills with […]

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EEOC Task Force Recommends Training, Policies to Prevent Workplace Harassment

With workplace harassment claims on the rise, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently recommended practical steps and policies to help employers reduce the number of charges filed. Harassment claims constitute approximately one-third of all charges filed with the EEOC in recent years and can take a devastating toll on employers.

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Education Can Help Promote a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Top companies across the country recently made a pledge to educate their employees and share best practices with each other in an effort to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. More than 150 CEOs have committed their organizations to participate in the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative. Those organizations include Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, […]

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How to Improve Internal Mobility

Internal mobility refers to employee movement through different roles within the same organization. It can be related to employee development—as an employee progresses along his or her development path, they move to new roles accordingly.

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