Category: Training

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?

New Trend: Reverse Mentoring by Millennials

What do companies like Microsoft, UnitedHealth, and Target have in common? They are all on board with a formal reverse mentoring program by Millennials.

Most Needed Skills for 2019: Hard Skills

In a previous post, we discussed Paul Petrone’s recent LinkedIn research, which focused on the skills companies need most in 2019. He splits them into two categories; soft skills and hard skills.

More Ways that Extended Reality Training Improves Employee Performance

In part one of this article, we explored how integrating extended reality (XR) training, which includes virtual reality (VR), mixed reality, and augmented reality technology, into training processes can be a great way for companies to recruit and retain workers of all ages and backgrounds. Here, we will look at three more industries that can […]

Order Up: A Sandwich to Help Serve Up Criticism

Delivering constructive criticism to employees can be a tricky skill to master. To help, a London-based project management training organization, Knowledge Train, offered a food-inspired approach to serve up this type of communication.

The Most Needed Skills for 2019: Soft Skills

The beginning of a new year is a natural time to look at self-improvement and set goals for the coming year. For professionals, that often involves focusing on improving professional skills. But, according to LinkedIn® data, there are over 50,000 professional skills out there. Obviously, that’s far too many for any one person to absorb. […]

Helping Employees Manage Conflict

Helping employees manage conflict successfully can be critical to maintaining positive employee morale in the workplace. And this task falls not just upon direct managers and supervisors, but also upon the entire HR team. HR professionals need to be able to provide both employees and managers/supervisors with tools, tips, and training to be able to […]

What Is GENDA?

First introduced 16 years ago in 2003, GENDA is short for Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act—a new law in the state of New York, which finally passed in January of 2019. In short, this act formally includes gender identity and gender expression as protected classes, protecting them from discrimination and harassment. This means it’s officially illegal […]

6 Best Practices for 21st-Century Business Etiquette Training

Business etiquette is probably more important now than it was a few decades ago, and it is certainly far from irrelevant or elitist. Experts also agree that etiquette training needs to be tailored to a new generation of professionals right now. Continue reading to learn more about why and for 6 great tips on training […]