There’s a difference between a job and a career. Even within an organization, employees want to have opportunities for growth, development, and career advancement. Getting in at the ground level of a business seems, to many, like a great opportunity to do just that. Unfortunately, in an article for First Round Review, the authors argue […]
Let’s face it, some people simply do not come across as professional. They may have the necessary skills and knowledge to be effective at their jobs, but you wouldn’t necessarily want to put them in front of a customer. Fortunately, professionalism is something that is learned and, therefore, can be taught.
In a dynamic and global marketplace, companies need to be quick and agile to adapt to changing technologies, market preferences, and regulatory environments. This is perhaps nowhere truer than in technologically driven industries. And change doesn’t just mean the leadership adapting new strategies to run the company. It also means ensuring its workforce has the […]
In a couple of previous posts, we’ve discussed the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We’ve talked about understanding and communicating with diverse markets, discovering new insights, and the importance of diversity and inclusion to your employees. We know it’s important. Now what? Here, we look at five strategies to promote diversity and […]
Adding to yesterday’s post, here are more best practices you can follow to ensure change is better received and executed across your organization.
Servant leaders have continued to change their employees’ lives, their industries, and the world for decades. Here are five examples of real-life brands that embody servant leadership.
Employees get accustomed to certain platforms, policies, procedures, and workflows over time, even if they weren’t always a fan of how everything gets done inside your organization. Humans are still innately creatures of habit and tend to collectively abhor change.
The best companies are made up of the best people. However, attracting and retaining top talent is still one of the biggest challenges businesses face today.
Microlearning. More and more organizations want it, some thinking it’s a way to condense or shorten the time it takes to train workers. Or is it just another buzzword to sell products and services to companies that want a change in the way they train?
Corporate culture, or organizational culture, is notoriously difficult to change. The term refers to the ingrained values, practices, and essence of a company. The concept can take many dimensions: focus on timeliness, rigidity of corporate hierarchy, office politics, etc. At the same time, the relatively independent influence of dozens, hundreds, or thousands of employees can […]