Most of us have experienced burnout, whether personally or having witnessed it among coworkers or subordinates. As a manager, one of the biggest challenges can often be keeping employees motivated.
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In a previous post, we discussed the fear of many workers of losing their jobs to automation, and we suggested that rather than focusing on specific jobs, we should look at underlying skills that are relatively immune to automation.
This year and in the future, organizations across the globe will spend more on their L&D departments’ initiatives and technologies than ever before so that they can become more agile. In 2017 alone, global spending for L&D and training reached $362 billion.
It’s not wise to ignore rude behavior in the workplace—and not just from a moral standpoint either. Workplace incivility also costs organizations money—and a lot of it.
We’re in an age of “competitive abundance,” says Rusty Lindquist, Vice President of Strategic HR Insights at BambooHR, exacerbated by “differentiation decay.” Lindquist offered his thoughts at SHRM’s Annual Conference and Exposition, held recently in Chicago.
Our jobs and careers are major parts of our lives. We spend a huge portion of our waking hours at work, and our careers are a significant source of our personal identity and self-worth. But our jobs do not define our lives, and for one reason or another, many employees take extended periods of time […]
According to a recent survey, 55% of HR and L&D professionals feel that artificial intelligence (AI) will partially replace HR or L&D roles, while 19% reported that they think AI will completely overpower HR and L&D functions in the near future. And extensive research has shown that the proper implementation of AI in HR and […]
Mentors offer so much to mentees and can be extremely pivotal to their mentees’ success. But sometimes, regardless of their good intentions, they can offer their mentees extremely bad advice.
A business, like any organization, needs rules and policies to function properly, especially as it becomes larger and more sophisticated. These rules and policies form a kind of skeleton around which the rest of the business organism can operate. However, it’s dangerous to make HR policies too rigid, as this risks alienating and turning away […]
We’ve all heard of the midlife crisis, during which middle-aged adults struggle with their mortality, identity, and self-confidence. It should be no surprise—considering how much time most of us spend focused on our careers—that many individuals struggle with a midcareer crisis, as well.