Much attention is paid to cultures that contribute to the crash and burn of companies, while successful organizations highlight leadership and discuss the culture that allowed them to outpace the competition. Moving forward, C-suite leadership will talk about company culture at board meetings, hire visionary HR leaders who can evolve culture for the better, and […]
We all know about the benefits of continuous feedback in creating high performing learning organizations. But do you feel you’ve started encouraging managers, employees, and teams to start sharing feedback but aren’t seeing the benefits?
The biggest difference I can find between GenXers (born 1965-1979) and my Millennial peers (born 1980-2000) is our overall level of self-reliance and resourcefulness (the kind that goes beyond Googling the answer). Many managers, GenX ones in particular, have no trouble sharing their frustrations about new hires who have an inability to figure out problems […]
Many organizations are turning to virtual simulators to create realistic training scenarios and, in the process, help employees refine their skills and learn best practices. From computerized flight simulators for pilots to simulators that give healthcare professionals opportunities to practice lifesaving skills, the technology is proving to be a great benefit for a wide range […]
A new survey conducted among 250 U.S. executives representing companies that are adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive technologies do not see job loss as a key outcome of their efforts. Nearly 7 in 10 (69%) expect very little (if any) job loss within the next 3 years, while 29% of these ‘cognitive aware’ executives […]
It’s time to give the 1:1 meeting a long overdue makeover. With many organizations shifting to ongoing performance management, there’s a growing awareness that regular check-ins between managers and employees are good for everyone. Unfortunately, very few organizations offer guidance to improve how they discuss challenges and give feedback. Here are three tips to help […]
One of the keys to succeeding in business is having employees who are good at their jobs. Many businesses, especially smaller ones, may regard employee training as a needless expense or waste of valuable time.
Companies have always been tasked with attracting and retaining talent, but recruiters today are facing an entirely new set of challenges. There’s a different workforce evolving – driven by a new set of values than the candidates who came before them – and their approach to job hunting is different from anything we’ve seen in […]
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.
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.