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Most Employees Want Their Bosses to Give Them More Responsibility

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 […]

Training Is Not a Silver Bullet

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.

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Creating Documentation as an Employee Training Tool

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.

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Personality Assessments Aren’t Just Limited to Recruiting

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 […]

Poor Assessments Are Harming Your Business and Your Workers

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.

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Are You Using Predictive Technology in the Recruiting Process?

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.

Employees Demand Upskilling in Order to Survive Uncertainty (Infographic)

Employees worry they don’t possess the skills it takes to prevail in today’s work climate. In fact, a new study released by Cornerstone found that half of the workforce doubts they have the skills to withstand a layoff. The solution to this fear? Using skills development as a way to avoid job loss, increase confidence, […]

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Best Practices for Effective Teambuilding

Tell your staff you’re planning to do some teambuilding exercises and you’re likely to hear some groans and see a few eye rolls. Unfortunately, teambuilding exercises have a negative connotation in many workplaces. We say “unfortunate” because we believe teambuilding activities can be beneficial—when they are done effectively.

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Banking Industry Offers 10% More Pay to Attract Talent

The talent shortage has claimed another victim: the banking industry. Turnover continues to increase and retaining and recruiting talent are major considerations banks have to take into consideration. One way for banks to stand out in the war for talent is to offer more pay as a means to attract talent, finds new survey data. […]