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?

Is eLearning the Key to Filling the Skilled Trade’s Gap?

While we’re already seeing how artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and other forms of generative technology have the potential to eliminate jobs and reshape the workforce, for the foreseeable future, there are many activities that will still need a trained, human touch. Whether it’s an oil change or maintenance on a vehicle, plumbing, and electrical work, […]

The Challenges Facing Gen Z in the Workplace

Generation Z is the future of the workforce. That’s not meant as some kind of puffery for this youngest cohort of workers; it’s a simple fact. Gen Z is already on par with Baby Boomers in terms of workforce participation numbers, and they’re expected to overtake Millennials sometime in the next 20 years. But many […]

Navigating Political Waters: Tips for Managing Political Discussions in the Workplace

In 2024, around the world, more voters will be electing leaders of their countries than in any time in history. The temptation to discuss politics in the workplace will probably be at an all-time high, but these conversations are fraught with peril. Here are a few ideas from an experienced conflict resolution professional about how […]

4 Time Management Techniques for Human Resources Professionals  

If you’re an HR leader, you’re well aware that time is a valuable asset. Your to-do list never seems to shrink, even as the clock keep sticking and the days turn into weeks.  You’ve got applicants to interview, new hires to onboard, and an employee base to tend to. Often, HR leaders are juggling multiple […]

What We Learned From… SHRM 2024

HR Daily Advisor was in Chicago for SHRM’s 2024 conference this week! After three days of engaging speakers, here are some key takeaways we learned. AI The rise of AI in the world of work has presented a significant shift in how HR functions are performed. Although generative AI has been both a hot topic and […]

5 Methods to Express Gratitude and Workplace Celebrations

Great leaders understand the crucial role that gratitude and celebration play in cultivating an engaged, motivated, high-performing workforce. To foster a positive organizational culture, providing sincere, authentic praise is the most powerful gift a leader can give. Although leaders, like everyone else, want to feel valued and appreciated for the work they do, why do […]

‘Human’ Skills Top Employer Demands Even Amid AI Revolution

There is understandably a great deal of apprehension among workers over the rapid pace of advancement in AI technology. Increasingly sophisticated AI tools are able to perform myriad tasks once exclusively the realm of humans, from data entry and note taking all the way up to tasks once reserved for highly paid professionals, like contract […]

3 Strategies for Fostering Camaraderie in Remote Teams

Many organizations operate with a remote or hybrid workforce in today’s digital age. While this flexibility offers numerous benefits, it can also present challenges in fostering a strong sense of camaraderie among employees who may rarely, if ever, physically interact with one another. With effective strategies, it is possible to create a culture of collaboration […]

Navigating Delayed Start Dates: Balancing Employee Needs and Organizational Priorities

When a job applicant makes it through the application and interview process and ultimately accepts a job offer from a new employer, there’s plenty of excitement on both sides of the equation. The culmination of this process represents a new beginning for both employer and employee. But, in most cases, that employee is also reaching […]

The Surprising Impact of Tech Layoffs on Software Development Careers

In the wake of economic shifts and technological advancements, the tech employment landscape is undergoing a significant transformation, highlighting an interesting trend: a substantial portion of displaced workers are shifting towards software development roles. What drives this trend, and what does it mean for the tech industry? Major layoffs at leading tech companies have challenged […]