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?

5 Tips for Leading with A People-First Approach That Can Transform Your Business

The last few years have been tough — we’ve all been through a lot. However, while our realities and expectations have greatly shifted, both personally and professionally, it’s afforded many of us a refreshed definition of what is most important. In turn, this has also created renewed perspective on how we, as individuals, would like […]

The Basics of Technology Competency for Employees

As technology continues to become more integrated into everyday life and work, companies are increasingly looking for employees who have a basic level of technology competency. This means that they understand how to use the tools they need in order to get their work done, as well as have an understanding of the underlying technology […]

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HRDA Shorts: How Do You Build Company Culture in a Remote Environment?

“Ultimately when we’re remote, we have to add some intention to set up ways to create collisions,” says Michael “Batman” Cohen, Founder of Wayne Technologies Inc. These “collisions,” or opportunities to interact with coworkers are essential to the workplace. Gartner research shows better communication and collaboration can increase productivity by 25-35%. Listen in to this week’s […]

CHROs Are Key to Unlocking Growth and Reinvention

As businesses navigate disruption and change, CEOs face pressure to find new ways to drive growth. Tight labor markets and talent shortages continue while high skill gaps still make it more difficult for organizations to find skilled workers, thus prompting leaders to accelerate their efforts and find new paths to growth. Eighty-nine percent of CEOs […]

4 Ways Employee Culture Can Affect Your Bottom Line

An employee culture can seem like an immeasurable concept. Sure, every manager wants their employees to be happy at work…but is it really worth pouring time and resources into if you aren’t sure of your return on investment? But employee culture does, in fact, affect your bottom line. It actually impacts it quite a bit […]

The Importance of Employee Time Off

It can be hard for managers when employees take vacations. Vacancies, even brief ones, impact productivity and require others in many cases to pick up the slack. Time off, though, is critical for employees and can have a positive impact on their mental health, stress levels, and creativity.   The Mental Health Benefits of Time […]

Racial Disparities in Remote Work Preferences

Businesses around the world have been struggling to strike the right balance when it comes to remote work. Now that government-imposed COVID-19 pandemic restrictions are a thing of the past, there’s no longer a requirement that businesses allow workers to work from home, and companies are trying to determine both whether remote work is a […]

Quiet Hiring: How Impacted Employees Can Best Transition to a New Role or Manager

The workplace has been abuzz with trending phrases and this article tackles one of the latest – quiet hiring. If you’ve been living under a rock – or working remotely – don’t worry. Your favorite HR friend has you covered! Quiet hiring is when employers move people to new teams or focus areas due to […]

Strategies for Re-Engaging Workers

Any employer would love to have employees who are genuinely passionate about their work. In the workplace, passion often translates directly to employee engagement. Passionate, engaged workers tend to be more productive, are more loyal to employers, engage in self-study and training, and are more creative and proactive. Consider, for example, a graphic designer passionate […]

What Should Your Company Code of Ethics Contain?

A single corporate scandal can be enough to leave a company’s reputation in tatters in no time. From Volkswagen’s emissions scandal to the collapse of Enron – cases of corporate misconduct have prompted companies across the globe to take measures to make sure employees put their most ethical foot forward.  A company’s code of ethics […]