How technological efficiencies are making us all less efficient.
Organizations should strive to train their employees to be able to address unfamiliar situations on their own without the need to involve their managers.
Tests and assessments aren’t just for students; they serve a crucial purpose for businesses, including keeping employees sharp and ensuring they’re up to date on the latest information. The results can also help business leaders make better, more informed decisions.
How would your employees rate their leaders? A recent survey of 1,000 full-time employees in the United States sought to understand precisely how employees feel about their boss in a very detailed way. The report, called the “The Boss Barometer Report US 2019,” was created by Kimble Applications. I recently had an opportunity to go […]
We talk a lot about the importance of training, and it certainly is important; however, we thought it would be appropriate to address a common pitfall many organizations encounter when it comes to employee development and organizational change: adhering to the misconception that training is a silver bullet to solve company ills.
Documentation is something every company struggles with. It takes significant time and effort to put together comprehensive documentation on company-specific information such as how homegrown software or other tools work; which positions are responsible for which tasks or are the best resources for particular issues; industry-specific knowledge; etc.
Are you using personality assessments during the recruiting process? If so, are you using them for anything else? While these assessments are great for seeing whether a candidate would be a good fit for your company, you would get more bang for your buck if you were to use them throughout the entire employee life […]
Any L&D professional worth his or her salt will understand the benefits of proper assessments: They guarantee a level of competence among the workforce, and they also represent an investment in the human capital that makes the company run smoothly.
Technology can be a great asset to recruiters during the hiring process, especially predictive technology. If you’re unfamiliar, predictive technology is a body of tools capable of discovering and analyzing patterns in data so that past behavior can be used to forecast likely future behavior.
If you’re interested in developing a workplace full of critical thinkers, here are four things you can do.