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?

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How Can You Develop More Effective Teams?

If your teams are at each other’s throats, chances are your bottom line is being negatively impacted. Organizations across the country spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on teambuilding initiatives for the simple goal of creating a more united workforce. So how can you go about building more effective teams for your company or business?

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Onboarding Seasonal Workers a Top Factor in Determining Business Success

To plan for seasonal hiring, companies invest significant time and money to prepare, starting as early as Q1 for the year’s holiday season. Unfortunately, most don’t have the right processes and technology in place to accommodate all those new employees. The holidays are the most stressful time of the year for hiring new staff, with summer a distant second.

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Discouraging Toxic Workplace Behaviors

Often, when there are challenges in meeting goals or living up to a team’s or organization’s full potential in a workplace, there usually isn’t only one issue causing the problem. Instead, many factors can contribute to less-than-optimal organizational performance.

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How to Measure Employee Engagement

There’s a lot of buzz about how to measure employee engagement these days—and for good reason. Engagement drives satisfaction, which leads to loyalty and productivity. But, how is engagement really determined or measured? Is it about employee satisfaction scores?

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Overcoming the L&D Digital Blind Spot

It’s no surprise that digital technology has become a foundational element in workplaces of all types and sizes. Virtually every industry has been impacted by technological advances in both good and challenging ways.

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No Surprises in Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are a key element of any employee training and development process. Frequent feedback is crucial in reinforcing positive behaviors and addressing and correcting negative ones.