Emotional intelligence (EI) addresses specific components of one’s self, including self-awareness, personal reflection, and the development of human interaction. It gives an individual the ability to read the environment, understand how and why he or she and others react, and craft a response.
In today’s workforce, upskilling employees is necessary and unavoidable if you want your organization to remain competitive and profitable.
Employee training often focuses on teaching specific, objective skills and knowledge, such as how to operate a piece of machinery, how to perform the monthly check-out, and the key compliance requirements impacting a particular industry.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here are five more prominent learning and development (L&D), training, and HR trends you’ll want to keep in mind for 2019.
Adding to yesterday’s post, here are some additional items you’ll want to include on your 2019 L&D budget.
According to a Career Builder survey, 71% of employers said that they valued a candidate’s emotional intelligence (EI) skills over his or her IQ. And moving forward, employers are much more likely to hire and promote individuals with developed EI skills.
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.
By Lori LaCivita, PhD, Walden University’s School of Psychology While today’s multigenerational workforce is positioned to be one of the most effective and productive, the generational differences in values, beliefs, leadership styles, and motivators can also lead to conflicts that negatively affect productivity. As four generations now work side by side, industrial and organizational (I-O) […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed how the “old smart” isn’t good enough for the modern workplace, and went over the first three 21st century learning skills you need to be successful in a tech-driven world. Today, we look at the last four skills you need. To recap: With the influx of technology into the way […]
"In Canada, the government provides minimum protection to Canadians that find themselves in certain circumstances, such as when they're ill, unemployed, on maternity leave or parental leave, or even retired. However . . . government plans are often insufficient and therefore they will be supplemented by private plans that are offered by employers." Emilie Paquin-Holmested […]