Tag: Communication Skills

Adult Autism is Increasing: How HR Can Support Business Evolution 

Ideally, businesses hire and retain great employees. Yet as every business owner knows, the balance of finding, hiring, and fully utilizing talent is difficult. The challenge becomes more difficult as younger generations have differing workforce demands and needs. The number of American adults with mental health disorders is rising. Over the past decade, studies have […]

HR Query: 4 Tips for Hiring Autistic Workers

Did you know that 35% of 18-year-olds with autism attend college, but 85% of college graduates with autism are under-employed or unemployed? Furthermore, more than 1 million people with autism in the U.S. will reach adulthood in the next decade. The number of candidates who are being overlooked by hiring processes designed with only the […]

How To Prioritize Employee Satisfaction in Client-Facing Companies

With client-facing roles, there is an expectation for employees to put their best foot forward and represent the company well in each interaction. Often, this can result in employees feeling an extra sense of pressure at work as they balance client meetings and tackling other deliverables in their roles. In particularly busy times, this can […]

The Value of Bilingualism and Multilingualism in the Workplace

In today’s globalized business landscape, the ability to communicate across linguistic barriers is more than just a nice-to-have—it’s a competitive imperative. As businesses expand their reach, the value of bilingualism and multilingualism in the workplace becomes increasingly evident. But with the rise of translation tools, is human multilingualism still as crucial as it once was? […]

How to Engage Seasonal Hires on the Right Communication Channels

As businesses rely on short-term workers to meet seasonal demands, ensuring clear and efficient communication becomes crucial. According to a recent report conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of Grammarly, 72% of business leaders credit effective communication with boosting their team’s productivity, while 52% of knowledge workers share the same sentiment. Providing clear instructions, […]

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5 Tips for Training Successful Trainers

Even the best learning and development (L&D) strategies and programs can fail if they’re implemented by ill-taught trainers or trainers who don’t have the resources and support that they need to be effective and successful at their jobs.

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The Disadvantages of Micromanagers and How to Retrain Them

Micromanagers feel they must constantly control their employees and the output of those employees. And they are constantly monitoring everything at work and consistently operate at high levels of stress, which, in turn, stresses out their subordinate employees and fractures workplace relationships.

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Empathy, Compassion, and EI Wanted

Soft skills and emotional intelligence are required to succeed in many of today’s most in-demand positions, yet the focus when recruiting for these jobs is often elsewhere.