Employee training can be conducted in a variety of ways, but there are several keys to success that are applicable to virtually any training effort. These are the foundational must-haves training teams should embed in any training program. Effective Communication Clear, effective communication of expectations is an important foundation for any employee training effort. It’s […]
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Although one of the most important factors in business is effective communication, both leaders and employees fail to apply tips for effective communication because they were never taught how to do so. As a result, they end up becoming a fuzzy communicator, which looks like a myriad of things. For example, fuzzy communication happens when […]
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 […]
In March 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) published web accessibility guidance under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities and guarantees they will have the same ability as everyone else to enjoy opportunities, goods, and services. Although the guidance establishes the DOJ’s intentions to ensure websites are […]
Protective hesitation may be a relatively new term for many, but it is certainly not a new concept in the workplace. What Is It and What Is Being Protected? Protective hesitation is when leaders don’t provide clear, consistent feedback to women and ethnically diverse staff because they’re worried about the recipients’ response or how they […]
Working parents have their hands full like never before.
The one common objective for every business is to be successful. Success, and the means to sustain it, has been pored over, written about, and waxed upon from every conceivable angle and vantage point.
When considering the skills that are most important in the modern workplace, it might be tempting to think of complex, specific abilities like spreadsheet building, accounting, Six Sigma, or project planning. But managers and employers around the country will be quick to point out that there are major issues with some fundamental skills needed for […]
In a previous post, we discussed the benefits of implementing time-tracking systems for employees to record and analyze how they spend their time. These include identifying inefficiencies, focusing time on value-add activities, and developing effective time management strategies. Here, we’ll discuss some strategies and tips for implementing a time-tracking program for staff.
Companies are increasingly appreciating the importance of training and development, and trainers obviously play a key role in these training and development efforts. Training can come from a dedicated training department, which many companies utilize.