Tag: Learning and Development

The Power of an Inclusive Coaching Culture

Coaching can be instrumental in improving employee performance and retention. But how can a company foster a positive, inclusive coaching culture? Preeti D’mello, Global Head of Diversity and LeaD Academy at Tata Consultancy Services, weighs in with her insights as both an expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and a gestalt coach. Courageous. Determined. […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro Navigates the Muddy Waters of HR to Create Positive Possibilities

Although Cassandra Margolin has worked in the HR industry for nearly a decade, she didn’t find her true passion for the field until five years ago. At the time, she was working for high growth, quickly scaling, start-up tech companies. According to Margolin, her growth was slow and steady until she segued into the tech […]

The Power and Possibilities of Personalized Learning

Educators and other learning and development (L&D) professionals have long known that every individual learns differently. Some learners prefer learning on their own, while others are more suited to a classroom setting. Some are visual learners, while others are auditory learners, and some thrive on group work, while others benefit more from individual study. Given […]

What Can We Expect for HR in 2023?

Employers have recognized the concerns and changes within HR over the last few years and have shifted their priorities during these uncertain times. HR managers believe burnout has serious consequences for employee retention, but according to CareerBuilder, 61% of workers say they are burned out in their current job. As 2022 has come to an […]

The Importance of Finding the Right Fit

Elon Musk’s recent ultimatum to Twitter staff to be prepared to accept “long hours at high intensity” or leave the company illustrates the importance some organizations place on company culture. While “long hours at high intensity” may sound like simply telling staff to work harder, it also says something about culture. And while the mass […]

2023 Outlook: 4 Ways the Workforce Will Change

So much about the world of work has changed in the past 3 years. If someone told you in 2019 that “work from anywhere” policies would be common, 4-day workweeks would be widely accepted, and “hustle culture” would be on its way out by the end of 2022, you would have probably stared at that […]

Resolutions and Microlearning: Make Goals Attainable

As a new year approaches, millions of people around the world are making new year’s resolutions. However, millions will abandon those goals by the end of January. Often, the problem with self-improvement goals is that they are too big, too complicated, and too intimidating. How Training Efforts Are Like New Year’s Resolutions The same often […]

Achieving the Holy Grail: Work-Life Balance

Everyone, at some point, has experienced burnout and a lack of work-life balance. For the majority of today’s workforce, these feelings are stronger than ever given the everchanging climate, including the dynamics of how and when we work. While there is a myriad of reasons as to why we experience these things – overworking, lack […]

The TRAP Trap for Workers

Companies spend a lot of money on employee training. American companies spend over $90 billion annually on employee training. The average cost for training and development per employee is around $1,250, but there are, of course, huge variations depending on role, company and industry. When turnover is high, as is increasingly the case across many […]

How Performance-Based Awards Can Positively Impact Workplaces

For any organization, a smaller, more dedicated workforce is preferable to a larger, less engaged one. But CEOs still find it challenging to motivate their employees to perform at their best. As a business leader, you are responsible for creating and maintaining a healthy and productive work environment for your employees. But how do you […]