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 […]
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?
According to research, 62% of executives stated that they needed to retrain or replace more than one-quarter of their workforce within the next 5 years because of automation and advanced robotics.
In 2017, a few major companies like Microsoft, SAP, and JP Morgan Chase decided to create the Autism at Work Employer Roundtable to swap best hiring and workplace practices for employees with autism.
Employee retention is—or at least should be—a major goal of companies in any industry. Not only is top talent hard to come by in general, but it costs money to recruit, hire, and retrain new employees.
Many companies start the new year with ambitious goals in mind, so they ramp up hiring in the 1st quarter to help fulfill their objectives. HR will do the recruiting and then oversee orientation and compliance training on a variety of topics to help the new hires settle in, including cybersecurity awareness education. But despite […]
When you hear the phrase “compliance training,” odds are you immediately feel a rush of boredom. Perhaps you get visions of an all-day seminar and the sting of a costly bill for an instructor, a facility, and materials—even though employees will walk away having gained relatively little insight.
Organizations typically spend more money on their sales training programs each year than they do on any other type of training program—sometimes millions of dollars more.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are administered on platforms like EdX and Udemy have grown in popularity and standing in the past few years, and many employers are starting to rely on them to teach their own employees in the workplace and are beginning to view them more favorably overall. Furthermore, 73% of employers […]
Retail theft is a major cost for businesses worldwide. Companies spend a lot of time and money fighting shoplifting. According to Loss Prevention Media, retail theft accounted for nearly $18 billion in U.S. losses in 2016. Only about 7.8% of those losses result in a recovery. These numbers are significant.
As another year begins, you’ll want to discover newer, more practical, and more innovative ways to ensure your learners are excited to participate in both your upcoming and your more mature L&D programs and initiatives.