Tag: employee training

Training as a Retention Tool

Many companies face the challenge of recruitment and retention, but companies that can provide meaningful employee development opportunities have a distinct advantage in the marketplace, as employees are increasingly looking for employers that are willing to invest in their long-term growth. Investing in employee training and development not only allows companies to attract and retain […]

What Is a Culture of Learning?

We live in an ever-changing, past-faced global economic environment where the skills and knowledge necessary to set an organization apart from its competition are constantly evolving. Companies across the United States spent over $100 billion on training in 2022 alone, but unfortunately, many organizations find it hard to achieve a meaningful return on that investment. […]

Security Challenges Remote HR Teams Face

The aftermath of the pandemic has created many lasting security concerns for companies. But, in other ways, it has forced many companies to adapt for the better. And though it’s always been important, the accelerated transition to remote work worldwide has made cybersecurity more important for businesses to prioritize than ever before. The rise of […]

How to Eliminate Corporate Training Waste in 2023

Only 12% of employees feel strongly that their organization does a great job onboarding new employees. This low percentage makes sense when you consider that trainers often spend a few days throwing a large amount of information at employees and hope it all sticks. Research shows employees forget 50% of the information presented during a […]

The Growing Role of HR in Cybersecurity

Cybercrime is an increasing concern in our digitally reliant world. For businesses, any breach can cause significant disruption to productivity and safety. Indeed, one recent report found that each cyberattack costs businesses $200,000 on average. While bigger corporations may be able to weather this, small companies almost certainly can’t. As such, all companies need to […]

The Importance of Corporate Training and Development in a Dynamic Global Economy

Some organizations believe there are at least two possible approaches to ensuring staff have the right skills: A company can either hire people with the skills the organization needs or train current employees on those skills. Many companies, buying into the idea of these two options, believe it’s less hassle to simply rely on recruitment. […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Training in the Workplace

In this digital age, more people are seeing the advantages of conducting business online. With this mass entry into the digital space, there come a number of risks. This is why it is crucial to consider cybersecurity training in every workplace and ensure that it is done right. The following are some of the important roles […]

Tightening Training Belts Without Sacrificing Quality

Two macroeconomic factors have the potential to wreak havoc on training: a tight labor market and rapidly rising interest rates. The former has been making it difficult for employers to recruit and retain qualified talent, while the latter portends a drop in consumer spending and, therefore, corporate revenue and training budgets. In this environment, employers […]

Why Helping Employees Discover Their Purpose Helps HR Leaders

Though the Great Resignation is in full swing, hiring rates are greater than quit rates since November 2020 as workers seek greater well-being in their careers. As such, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce suggested the workforce is experiencing a “Great Reshuffle” instead. Unfulfillment at work is linked to the overall work environment, but changing the […]

No Favorable Treatment of ‘Similarly Situated’ Individuals Dooms Gender Discrimination Claim

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 forbids discrimination based on certain protected categories (e.g., gender) in any aspect of employment. Discrimination can present itself in the form of “hostile work environment,” “disparate treatment,” or the “disparate impact” of a particular employment practice. Disparate treatment cases involve claims in which an employee alleges […]