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Compare Your Training Stats to Our Annual Survey

Training Methods Our survey shows the following methods used regularly for training employees. In the coming years, 86% expect to use more online training, and 68% plan to utilize more in-person sessions conducted by the HR staff. More video/DVD and mobile/tablet-based materials will be used by 51%, and more telephone/audio conferences will be utilized by […]

Cover These 5 ‘Rs’ in Your Antiharassment Training

Creating an expectation that employees will treat one another with respect and clearly identifying unacceptable work behaviors should be the focus of an employer’s policies and training to avoid harassment in the workplace, says Jonathan Segal, a partner in the law firm of Duane Morris, LLP. Segal also says that employers should create policies that […]

How Training Can Help a Nontraditional Business Model Succeed

Guest columnist, Ryan O’Connell, confesses at HR.BLR.com® that sometimes it’s necessary to strip away all the preconceived notions about how to succeed in an industry, reshuffle roles, and take an untraditional approach to change things for the better. That’s even true—maybe especially true—in industries as steeped in tradition as winemaking. At NakedWines.com, O’Connell says his […]

Train Your People on These 6 Steps of Progressive Discipline

The information in today’s issue first appeared on HR.BLR.com. Six Steps in Progressive Discipline Customize the steps in this training outline to your own progressive discipline system to ensure your employees know how progressive discipline works in your organization. 1. Informal meetings and oral reprimands Used for minor and first offenses, such as: —Tardiness —Smoking […]

Train Your People to Avoid Age Discrimination

Q. Who is covered by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)? A. The ADEA covers all employers with 20 employees or more and applies to all employees and job applicants aged 40 or over. Q. What employment actions are prohibited by the ADEA? A. The ADEA prohibits age discrimination in any term or condition […]

What to Include in Orientation Training

In a BLR webinar titled Interviewing, Hiring, and Onboarding: Best Practices for Landing Cream-of-the-Crop Employees (and Weeding Out the Duds), Sharon P. Margello, Esq., partner in the nationwide law firm Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., described some of the information to convey to new hires regarding work schedules, including: Starting and ending times […]

Get Your Learners Moving During Training

Sharon Bowman, president of Bowperson Publishing & Training (www.bowperson.com) and author of Using Brain Science to Make Training Stick, gave trainers good advice yesterday, so we asked her another question: “Why is movement important during training, and how can trainers build movement into training sessions?” Bowman responds by reporting that brain research conducted in the […]