It’s hard to dispute the benefits of employee training. Employees who are better trained tend to adhere more closely to company policies, be more up to date on key skills, be better communicators, and have a greater sense of commitment to their employers than employees who aren’t offered training. Investments in Training Lagging Still, so […]
As another year comes to a close, learning and development leaders are preparing to take a deep breath over the holidays in anticipation of another year of dynamism and unpredictability. As armed conflict, broad social change, environmental challenges, and a smoldering pandemic continue to impact the corporate world, new challenges are sure to emerge, leaving […]
From October 24 to 28, we spent a full week helping HR professionals develop and refine their skills on a variety of Learning & Development topics. Now, we’re taking a look back at all the L&D content, events, and digital resources we learned throughout the course of this year’s event.
The challenges of the Great Resignation are certainly not lost on employers, few of which expect any kind of turnaround in the near future. According to a new survey by Willis Towers Watson (WTW), 83% of employers expect to have problems attracting employees in 2022 compared with 62% that reported such difficulty in the first […]
From time to time, a worker may be called upon to give a presentation, such as a simple review of lessons learned to a small team following a group project or a pitch to senior executives in support of launching a new initiative.
As HR Appreciation: Leadership Week 2021 comes to a close, we want to take a look back at all the offerings and events that transpired throughout this exciting event!
Companies spend a great deal of time and money training their employees. But many also dedicate resources to training their customers, as well. A common strategy for this type of training is to use online learning communities for customers, which can include tutorials, videos, instruction manuals, FAQs, and other tools to help customers better understand […]
As a family-owned company operating for more than a hundred years, G&W Electric has built a culture focused on employee success. Much like its customized products, the company uses the same approach by cultivating talent internally. To encourage professional growth, G&W Electric offers a variety of development programs to help employees reach their career goals, […]
Cost is one of the reasons many companies don’t provide more employee training, which is a legitimate concern. Costs for virtual and augmented reality training, for example, can add up. Even when training is low-tech, there’s a labor cost involved for the staff conducting the training, as well as the time commitment of the trainees […]
Ever wish you could just download everything your employees know or transfer their knowledge of company and customer history to their teams or successors? This idea of transferring knowledge is called capturing institutional knowledge. Employees gain more and more institutional knowledge the longer they remain in an organization and with increasing responsibilities and an increasing […]