Despite high unemployment, some employers are finding it more difficult than expected to hire new employees right now. As strange as this may sound, part of the issue is how easy it is to apply for jobs.
As we’ve discussed in previous posts, action items are key elements of meeting minutes and general project management. They define who owns what action, what the action is, when it’s due, and the status of that action.
An annual global survey of project, program, and portfolio managers offers insights into organizational trends related to hiring and the workforce.
Modern business organizations are complex, with numerous employees involved in any given effort. The work put into a final product can come from many different team members and may require the review of many others before being finalized, approved, or disseminated internally or externally. Often, companies will put in place standard processes to route work […]
Nonprofit organizations (NPOs) have a lot on their plates. Aside from operating with limited funds, maintaining public confidence, and striving to further a cause, they’re now expected to operate with the same finesse as a multimillion-dollar enterprise. But old habits die hard, and despite the growing need for change, NPOs are historically reluctant to adopt […]
Anyone reading this post already agrees with the notion that training and development for employees is extremely important. But the devil is really in the details, and no detail is more important than understanding exactly what your training requires.
You may wonder why we’re planning for 2026, considering we haven’t even made it to 2020. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail,” Benjamin Franklin once said. So, what better time to prepare for the future than the present. What will the job market look like in 2026? And which jobs will be […]
Identifying the so-called “soft psychological skills” of high performers can be challenging, especially when considering that many personality tests are outdated and don’t capture the emotional intelligence attributes of current and new (Millennial/Gen Z) workers in 2019.
A recent study suggests that while automation will not be going away anytime soon, it will create new jobs that require new and different skills.
Effective training can have significant, positive impacts on a company’s bottom line, and we encourage all organizations to implement training programs for their employees. However, it is not the case that some training is always better than no training. In fact, poor training can be extremely counterproductive.