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?

Sexual Harassment Training: A Blended Approach Works Best

Despite years of training across organizations in the United States, including a growing list of states where such training is mandated by law, sexual harassment still exists. The rise of the #MeToo movement has accentuated this exact problem: Sexual harassment is still rampant in the face of widespread training.

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Tying Training to Employee Career Goals

Employee training is a major activity in many organizations—and for good reason. Regardless of new hires’ credentials upon joining an organization, training helps ensure their work meets company standards and expectations.

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Do Employees Really Need College Degrees Anymore?

For generations, parents have told their children one of the most important ways they can help themselves succeed in life is to go to school and get a degree. But a college degree alone often isn’t enough for many students anymore.

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8 Ways to Engage Employees in Workforce Development Processes

It’s hard enough finding new employees with the potential to excel in an organization’s work environment. But on top of the basic recruitment, employees also need to be trained and kept engaged to ensure they can perform to their full ability—and that they will remain productive.

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Could Apprenticeships Be Making a Comeback?

In earlier centuries, apprenticeships were the norm for introduction into a profession. What better way to learn a trade than to be immersed in that trade under the tutelage of an experienced practitioner?

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Effective Time Management Techniques

The saying “time is money” may be cliché, but like many such phrases, it’s cliché because it’s true. In an economy where employees are paid by the hour or the year, companies are literally paying for time. In fact, in an economy that is increasingly service-focused, labor costs can amount to as much as 70% of […]