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?

The Importance of Investing in Employee Development

Companies are always looking for ways to stay ahead of the competition. One strategy that has consistently proven to be effective in developing and maintaining a competitive edge is investing in employee development. But identifying a concrete ROI on employee development has long proven to be challenging for many organizations. How can learning and development […]

Resilient Companies Start with Proactive Leader Mental Wellness

Business leaders, especially in high-stress, high-test industries, are under immense pressure. In recent years, organizations have navigated complex issues from civil unrest to the pandemic and, inexplicably, worker shortages juxtaposed with devastating mass layoffs. Every day, leaders face important work decisions, competing responsibilities, growing workloads, and workplace conflict. They also have additional responsibilities, challenges, and […]

Why It’s Important to Financially Mentor Your Employees

Some of your employees dream of being financially independent entrepreneurs, and others fantasize about retiring early, but all of them need financial wellness. Research tells us that 63% of U.S. employees are weighed down by financial stress. Their anxiety makes sense when you consider that, on average, only 47% can cover expenses during a break […]

Women’s Back Pain: A Key Issue Impacting Workplace Performance

There are well-documented differences in the health and well-being of males and females, including several back pain issues and related conditions that women are more susceptible to developing. Notably, women report more low back pain from work, especially if they work 40-45 hours weekly. For female employees, back pain is more likely to become chronic […]

How to Boost Company Morale Easily

A company’s morale is pivotal to its success, directly impacting employee engagement, productivity, and overall workplace atmosphere. High morale fosters a positive work environment where employees are motivated, satisfied, and committed to their roles. Conversely, low morale can lead to decreased productivity, increased turnover, and general discontent among the workforce. Fortunately, boosting company morale doesn’t […]

Preventing Loud Quitting: Strategies for Employers 

As the concept of “quiet quitting” gained attention over the last year, employers must now also be aware of the emerging trend of “loud quitting” or active disengagement at work. Gallup’s 2023 State of the Global Workplace report revealed that almost 20% of employees are “loud quitting.”   Though the number of disengaged quiet quitters is […]

An Employer’s Role in Sepsis Prevention

Sepsis, a life-threatening condition stemming from the body’s response to infection, is a growing concern not only in the United States, but also worldwide. By exploring the disturbing statistics surrounding sepsis, its economic impact, the challenge of antimicrobial resistance and the potential of AI-driven solutions, we can recognize the critical role employers and comprehensive benefits […]

Empowering the Modern Workforce: How Technology Is Redefining Training

Training in today’s dynamic corporate landscape has evolved from a mere checkbox activity to a strategic imperative. As organizations invest heavily in upskilling their workforce, the pressing question remains: Is our training truly making a difference? With rapid advancements in technology, companies now have tools at their disposal to not only deliver training but also […]

Amazon’s Firm Stance on Remote Work

The pandemic ushered in a new era of remote work, with companies around the world quickly adapting to virtual environments. As they navigate the post-pandemic landscape, businesses are faced with the challenging decision of whether to bring employees back to the office, adopt a hybrid model, or continue with remote work. Amazon, a global powerhouse, […]

Is Your Office Worth the Commute?

From packed buses to standstill rush-hour traffic, commuting is rife with inconveniences. Long commute times are linked to negative effects on sleep, productivity, and overall quality of life. Commuting Americans spend, on average, 52 minutes per day traveling to and from work—an increase of about 20% since the U.S. Census began collecting that data in […]