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?

How HR Can Upskill Executive Teams with AI-Based Coaching Resources

Until recently, the value of coaching services has not been measurable, and finding a compatible coach for an executive also felt like a challenging task. With the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), finding the right coach, measuring progress, and seeing executives using the services are much easier and finally enable HR departments to measure the […]

7 Tips for Helping Employees Who Struggle with E-Learning

Although there are numerous benefits to e-learning inside the workplace for both employers and employees, such as employers’ saving money with e-learning options and being better able to engage employee learners and personalize their learning environments while improving job satisfaction and productivity levels, as well as employees’ having access to relevant and timely learning content […]

Why You Want Your Employees to Be Content Creators

In the modern age of the Internet and social media, employees are always accessing and sharing content, whether it’s about your organization or not. The average person spends a lot of time on the Internet and social media creating, reading, engaging with, or sharing content, so you should encourage your employees to be content creators […]

The Race to Close the Tech Skills Gap

A total of 11.8 million Americans held jobs in the tech industry in 2018, up 2.3% from the previous year. To put this in perspective, if that pace holds true, the number of U.S. tech professionals will grow 13.1% over the next decade, amounting to 8.6 million new jobs.

Steps for Using Noncore Staff More Strategically

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of leveraging noncore staff more efficiently. Most companies use administrative assistance or specialized teams, such as communications or marketing, to focus on activities that are noncore, depending on the industry (i.e., for a PR or marketing company, communications and marketing may very well be core functions).

Why You Should Upskill Your Employees Right Now

According to one study, 90% of employees believe employers are mainly responsible for upskilling their staff, but according to another study, 80% of employees believe that staying upskilled is their own responsibility. Regardless of which party is ultimately deemed “responsible,” upskilling employees does still seem to be necessary for most organizations.

Importance of Leveraging Ancillary Function Staff

In any company, there are certain activities that are core to the mission and purpose of the organization. There also are noncore or ancillary activities that are, essentially, in place to facilitate the smooth and efficient completion of the core functions.

3 Important Facts About Smart Learning Environments

Smart learning environments are set to become the future of modern-day workplaces—and sooner than you think. These environments will become even more important to explore as you prepare your employees for the fourth industrial revolution.

Should Learning a Second Language Be a Part of Training?

In today’s globalized world of business and commerce, most corporations and enterprises are internationally based, along with nearly 60% to 70% of small businesses, which should be no surprise because e-commerce practices and the Internet make it easier than ever to connect with other business entities and internationally based customers.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

In an effort to understand the top skills companies are looking for in prospective candidates this year, LinkedIn conducted a massive analysis of hundreds of thousands of job posts. As it turns out, employers are looking far beyond soft and technical skills when searching for new talent.