Currently, huge numbers of American workers are working remotely as a way to promote social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers’ mind-set has been that the current situation is a necessary temporary measure as we ride out the worst of the pandemic. However, as the virus is rebounding in many states where social […]
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?
Managers shouldn’t forget their own well-being when dealing with teleworking challenges
With employees working from home for varying periods of time, bringing them back into the workplace shouldn’t be an afterthought. In fact, it’s a good idea to think about these returning employees as new employees entering the workplace. Some onboarding may be in order.
Remote work has become the “new normal” for many during the past few months, with some organizations going so far as to make the switch to remote work permanent. No matter how permanent virtual workplaces are, employees and leaders must adapt.
With the sudden and ongoing shift to remote work for millions of American employees, many are starting to speculate that working from home (WFH) may be part of the “new normal” in a post-COVID world, even after the necessity of the work arrangement has passed.
Despite COVID-19, there is still a push for global mobility, and companies are taking advantage of the trend by expanding their operations and markets internationally. As they do, opportunities emerge for employees to take on global assignments that many find both challenging and rewarding.
It’s impossible for educational institutions these days to stay on top of continuing advancements in technology to ensure employees are able to hit the ground running when they land their first jobs.
According to one expert, first impressions of your organization begin before a new hire comes on board, which means it’s time to rethink your onboarding process.
Artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced machinery have long stirred fears among workers that new technology could render them obsolete.
The global transition of so many workers from traditional on-site settings to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has created a fundamental shift in virtually every aspect of our lives.