Tag: leadership

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HR Problems: Drinking While Working from Home

With many Americans still working from home during self-isolation, our everyday habits have drastically changed in order to accommodate our new daily routines. For some, this may mean waking up a few minutes later or perhaps juggling work and homeschooling the children, but others are using this newfound freedom as reason to have an alcoholic […]

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Training for New Executives

Often, training and development is thought of as a process focused on new employees—as part of orientation, perhaps, or as part of a multiyear training process for junior staff. But we’ve said many times that employees should get training throughout their careers. And that includes when they are at the pinnacles of their careers, as […]

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Giving Junior Staff Sponsorship Responsibilities

Few initiatives, big or small, succeed without the help of a champion or sponsor—someone who takes ownership over the process and keeps the other stakeholders and team members focused in the midst of other responsibilities.

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During Unprecedented Times, Leaders Have a New Role to Play

These are incredibly challenging times. The entire world has undertaken a massive shift in how we work—all at the same time and all because we have been forced to. We aren’t just working from home; we are at home in a crisis trying to work amid an avalanche of change and, in some cases, despair.

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I’m Not Going Back to the Office

A new survey has found what many of us suspected: A large percentage of the workforce does not want to go back to their office. So many have worked from home for a few months now, and they see no reason they shouldn’t continue working from home.

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What’s Your T&D Leadership Mind-Set?

There’s an interesting ebb and flow that takes place in training circles as organizations are affected by economic impacts that place them in either an employer- or employee-driven labor market.

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Teaching Employees to Think Outside Their Silos

In the early days of a company and throughout the life of small businesses, a single person or handful of employees might find themselves doing virtually everything, from production to marketing to accounting and compliance.