Information technology (IT) staffing shortages can have a tremendous impact on businesses. Between missed deadlines, lower worker morale, and reduced productivity, both product and service quality can suffer when staff are unable to access or fully utilize the technology tools that are part of their daily responsibilities. Organizations need to make sure their IT staffing […]
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Inequality is a word that is often thrown around when it comes to workplace culture. And whilst we live in a world that continues to fight against it, we still find ourselves on a mission to close a whole host of gaps; age, gender, and ethnicity, to name but a few. But, as we transition […]
It’s not a matter of who will be affected by a data breach but when. The COVID-19 pandemic has awakened a Pandora’s box of data predators. For a company, the breaches can be costly, both financially and in other ways, including the devastating toll they can take on your reputation. Many breaches occur because of […]
In a previous post, “Importance of Clearly Defined Job Roles,”we discussed the importance of clearly defining staff job roles. Unclear roles and responsibilities can lead to a number of potential challenges.
One of the most frustrating situations for a manager is expecting a deliverable while the rest of the team looks around the room or points fingers. At the same time, it can cause a lot of tension when multiple staff argue over who has “jurisdiction” or decision-making authority over a given situation.
Employers everywhere are grappling with the many new laws enacted because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Many have felt the terrifying feeling of being asked a question during a meeting and not having the answer. Nobody likes being put on the spot. Not having a good response when this happens can make people feel unprepared and embarrassed. This can be especially true when facing external clients and customers.
In two previous posts, we discussed some of the issues that can arise when trying to keep everyone in a team or group on the same page through consistent communications.
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.
While technology has done wonders for learning and development (L&D) in the past decade or so, it still needs to be moderated well if it’s going to remain effective.