As COVID-19 has prompted many employers to shift staff to remote work, recurring meetings that were formerly held in a designated conference room or office have also been reformatted for online or phone-based settings.
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?
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Gen Zs want to learn while they’re working for your company! Younger generations have voiced their support for ongoing career development, yet the pandemic has caused some training initiatives to come to a grinding halt, and workers are begging for them to come back.
In a previous post, we discussed the challenges faced by online researchers. Whether they are journalists, company employees, or simply curious people, it is easy for researchers to be misled by false information or simply inaccurate data presented by seemingly reputable and reliable sources.
The current period in our collective economic development is often called the “Information Age” or referred to as an “information economy.” The Cambridge Dictionary defines this concept as “an economy in which knowledge, information and services are more valuable than manufacturing.” Companies in this economy treat information as both an input and an output of their business processes.
In a previous post, we discussed the use of color coding in reports as a means of drawing attention to key pieces of information and illustrating trends in data at a high level.
When reading reports, it’s easy to get lost in huge amounts of data and information. Often, those reading the reports can lose sight of the forest for the trees. In other words, it can be difficult to see the big picture because of the need to focus on large amounts of detail.
The topic of this post may seem so fundamental and obvious that it needs no explanation. But unfortunately, for many organizations, communication is often sorely lacking, including communication on something as seemingly basic as deadlines.
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations rolled their eyes at the need to work remotely. Even once the need to do so became more apparent, the expectation among many was that the remote work situation would last a few weeks at most. Fast-forward 6 months, and millions of Americans continue to work […]
Over the past few months, many full-time employees have had to adjust to remote working environments due to COVID-19. While this changes the course of business for the foreseeable future, it’s not just full-time employees who have to adjust to the work-from-home environment; internships are adjusting, too, with many going fully virtual or being eliminated […]
In a previous post, we discussed the potentially disastrous consequences of companies’ failing to adhere to the compliance requirements impacting their business by looking at several high-profile examples.