Working from home isn’t necessarily for everyone. While some people thrive in the flexibility and independence working from home can offer, others crave greater human interaction and may struggle to stay focused amid all the potential home distractions. In this post, we provide some strategies for avoiding those distractions.
You knew it was coming. The backlash always does.
Hiring top talent these days is tough, and if you do it wrong, you could end up breaking the bank. Not only is the cost to onboard and retain talent expensive, but so is the cost of promoting your job ads on the Internet.
Millennials want better learning and development (L&D) opportunities and experiences at work. In fact, offering engaging L&D programs is usually cited as being the number one way to retain Millennials long term. But unfortunately, many L&D professionals don’t know exactly what to do to make their L&D programs more engaging for this generation.
There’s little doubt that the Internet has greatly contributed to workplace efficiency and productivity over the last couple decades. E-mail has made real-time, written communication far easier than ever before, and new technologies have provided the ability to share computer screens and hold virtual face-to-face meetings—not to mention the ability to conduct research without sifting […]
In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore five training tips for getting your employees up to speed with the Internet of Things (IoT). Today we’ll look at a few more tips.
The Atlantic recently released research showing that the HR software market is worth approximately $15 billion. Learning management systems (LMS) made up $2.5 billion of that total. However, up to 30% of LMS developed corporate training was shown to be wasted. These numbers might trend up as HR and L&D start adding to the Internet […]
Much like how the ancestors learned how to grow food after spending many years hunting animals to eat, the dawn of a new industrial age is motivating the world to learn the new skills of the future to thrive.
In Texas, impersonating another person online is a crime under Tex. Penal Code § 33.07. A plethora of legal implications have developed in the labor and employment law context with the rise of social media and advertising sites such as Craigslist. Employers may not yet realize the impact such sites can have on their organizations, but the […]
One day, as a small child, Thomas Edison came home from school and gave a paper to his mother. He said to her, “Mom, my teacher gave this paper to me and told me only you are to read it. What does it say?”