Category: Learning & Development

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?

3 Major Trends HR Teams Should Be Focused on in 2023

HR teams have no shortage of information about employees’ priorities as we enter 2023. Over the past few years, employees have been sharing what they want from their employers: more flexibility, a healthier work/life balance, and a wider range of professional development opportunities. At a time when employees are quitting their jobs at a much […]

Finding Space for Younger Workers to Be Heard

It’s often surprising to older managers just how important it is for younger workers to feel heard and appreciated and feel a sense of belonging and acceptance at work. A Craving for Community In 2000, Robert Putnam’s cultural commentary book Bowling Alone was published and quickly turned into a classic and oft-cited discussion of the […]

Engaging Your Employees After Layoffs

Recent headlines have proclaimed massive layoffs in multiple sectors. Amazon, Meta, and Twitter have made significant cuts to their workforces, as well as Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. Layoffs can strike fear into the hearts of all workers, not just those who have received word their positions have been eliminated. As a result, they may […]

Leading From Home: How to Set Up Remote-First Work for Success

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed how people work. In October 2020, 71% of Americans who could work from home did so at least some of the time, according to Pew research. Since then, many organizations have adopted a remote or hybrid work model, allowing employees flexibility in their physical work location. While many employers are […]

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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence for Business Leaders

Many leaders seek ways to make their employees happier at work yet lack the emotional intelligence (EQ) to understand how to achieve this goal. While problem-solving abilities (IQ) are a vital characteristic in leaders, this EQ is just as (if not more) integral to running a thriving workplace, as this will bring back the human […]

An Optimistic Outlook for Employers in 2023

Unemployment rates are steadily dropping as more of the employees who previously changed jobs settle into their new roles. Many global economists predict the market will begin to enter a soft recession in 2023, which means the job market will begin to loosen. The balance of power between employers and jobseekers will begin to even […]

What a Difference a Mentor Makes

It’s National Mentoring month and HR Daily Advisor is celebrating by encouraging HR professionals to become mentors to someone in their organization and/or network. National Mentoring Month was created in 2002 by Mentoring.org, a mentoring advocacy organization created more than 30 years ago, and the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health to “amplify, encourage, and […]

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A Tough Year for the Return to Office Crowd

With the vast majority of Americans having received at least one COVID-19 vaccination and millions fully vaccinated and boosted, there was widespread optimism among business leaders that 2022 would be the year employees finally returned to the office after 2 years of COVID lockdowns and remote work. But employee resistance amid a tight labor market, […]

The Power of an Inclusive Coaching Culture

Coaching can be instrumental in improving employee performance and retention. But how can a company foster a positive, inclusive coaching culture? Preeti D’mello, Global Head of Diversity and LeaD Academy at Tata Consultancy Services, weighs in with her insights as both an expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and a gestalt coach. Courageous. Determined. […]

How to Eliminate Corporate Training Waste in 2023

Only 12% of employees feel strongly that their organization does a great job onboarding new employees. This low percentage makes sense when you consider that trainers often spend a few days throwing a large amount of information at employees and hope it all sticks. Research shows employees forget 50% of the information presented during a […]