Training in today’s dynamic corporate landscape has evolved from a mere checkbox activity to a strategic imperative. As organizations invest heavily in upskilling their workforce, the pressing question remains: Is our training truly making a difference? With rapid advancements in technology, companies now have tools at their disposal to not only deliver training but also […]
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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, […]
Before Elizabeth Derby started her career in HR, she was a Public Finance Banker, dedicated to creating access to affordable housing for people in underserved communities. While she enjoyed the business and strategy aspect of that work, she gravitated to the people side and was ultimately tapped by leadership to assume several high-profile HR roles. […]
Metrics have always been an important part of HR, but to many HR professionals, 2022 was the year they became essential. In an incredibly tough job market, a political landscape where everything felt flipped upside down, and a rocky economy, companies were desperate to hold onto their employees as priorities shifted and workers made drastic […]
Charles Lattimer is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and innovator, bringing more than two decades of experience to his role of VP of Innovation and Growth at FinFit – a financial wellness company that specializes in increasing employee retention by reducing finance-related employee stress. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Charles […]
In a recent “Faces of HR” column, we heard from Dr. Sanja Licina, Future of Organizations Lead at Globant, about juggling empathy as an HR professional. We also discussed using data and leveraging technology to better understand the workforce.
Organizations must invest in the right high-quality learning and development (L&D) and training programs to remain competitive and innovative in 2019 and beyond, especially as research continually demonstrates that high-quality L&D and training programs lead to higher employee retention rates, highly engaged and productive employees, and a much higher bottom line.
Diversity is now a business imperative, so much so that almost half of all companies on the S&P 500 index have a chief diversity officer (CDO) or an equivalent, according to a recent Russell Reynolds report. And this is for good reason—the benefits of diversity and inclusion (D&I) extend far beyond improving public perception and […]
HR leaders have access to a mountain of impactful data-driven insights and according to the Paychex Pulse of HR Survey, most (83%) rely on such analytics to make more informed decisions. However, having access to data is very different than leveraging it to gain meaningful insights to formulate a competitive HR strategy. Developing and executing […]
According to Brandon Hall’s 2018 Learning Strategy Study, more than half of the companies surveyed identified compliance training as a top priority, and they even ranked it as a higher priority over job-specific skills or leadership development.