As another year comes to a close, learning and development leaders are preparing to take a deep breath over the holidays in anticipation of another year of dynamism and unpredictability. As armed conflict, broad social change, environmental challenges, and a smoldering pandemic continue to impact the corporate world, new challenges are sure to emerge, leaving […]
Amid the competitive landscape, how you see and care for your customers may be what makes or breaks your success in business. And while training employees to become customer champions can be met with internal obstacles and the need to incentivize desired behaviors, doing so can empower organizations to respond organically to buyers’ needs and, […]
As a business, you should be constantly evolving, as innovation, change, and a willingness to adjust when necessary are critical to business success. One area that should be frequently evaluated is your team structure. If the structure of your teams has remained stagnant for years, you may be missing out on opportunities for better employee […]
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, companies were already expanding their use of videoconferencing technologies like Zoom, Teams, WebEx, and Skype. These can be great tools for enabling closer collaboration among colleagues and business partners working in different offices or even on different continents. Of course, the widespread shift to remote work triggered by COVID-19 precautions and […]
By June 30, 2022, federal supply and service contractors with 100 or more employees are required to have registered and certified their establishment and maintenance of their affirmative action programs (AAPs). Although unresolved questions remain, the agency is finally answering some of the questions contractors have had since the portal opened. Registration Issues As a […]
Alberto “Beto” Casellas has risen to a top position at a major consumer financial services company, achieving the kind of success he aims to help others realize even if they have barriers to overcome.
A pandemic and resulting business closures and economic turmoil have rattled not just the business world but also virtually every aspect of daily life for workers around the globe.
Look at the calendars of most managers and executives, and you’ll see they’re packed with meetings. Subordinates struggle to gain a little face time or get help with a tricky issue, and colleagues struggle to find time for collaboration. Their best chance is often scheduling a meeting several days or even weeks out, and even […]
In an oft-quoted sermon by 17th-century poet John Donne titled Devotions upon emergency occasions and several steps in my sickness—Medication XVII, written in 1624, Donne writes: No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the […]
You may not think recruitment and marketing go hand in hand. But a huge piece of making sure your talent pool is stocked with the best and brightest is making sure your company is an attractive place to work. Therefore, recruitment and marketing need to play off one another. The job of a recruiter isn’t […]