HR is an ever-evolving road to finding out what works best for your organization and, most importantly, its people. Finding the best solution is no easy task. It’s too easy to get bogged down by inefficient or frustrating systems and outdated practices and for the “human” element of HR to fall by the wayside. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
As HR, it goes without saying that you want the best for your company’s people.
Most organizations value employees who can think for themselves and think on their feet. But even employees who are the most independent and thorough can make mistakes. For this reason, a key focus of many training programs is training employees to follow a formal process.
Does your organization have a formal employee recognition program? Do you also utilize peer-to-peer recognition? If not, are you considering doing so in the future?
Agility generally refers to the ability to move or change quickly and easily. It could reference physical movement or mental agility—thinking and understanding new ideas quickly.
It doesn’t seem like that long ago that employers were trying to wrap their heads around Millennials, those born between the early 1980s and the turn of the 21st century.
If you’re interested in developing a workplace full of critical thinkers, here are four things you can do.
Many organizations like Boeing and Apple already rely on challenge-based learning to train and develop their workforces. And with the steady pace of advanced technological innovation and automation in the workplace, other organizations are also beginning to implement this type of learning for their employees.
Conducting employee training can be costly and time-consuming. Hiring internal or external trainers, finding facilities in which to hold training sessions, and assessing the value of attendees’ time can add up to a significant expense.
In a candidate-driven market, jobseekers have the upper hand. Because of this, candidate “ghosting” remains an annoying issue for many employers across the country. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, ghosting occurs when a candidate cuts all communication with recruiters and hiring managers.