Healthy competition in the workplace can increase productivity and encourage innovative thinking. However, a critical aspect of sustaining an optimal work environment is to focus on creating collaborative learning opportunities that employees actually seek out and enjoy.
Although many organizations struggle with giving employees enough opportunities for learning and development, there are problems on the other side of the coin, as well.
Training and development are key to success in a postindustrial economy, i.e., one that is more focused on providing services than producing goods and services. In an industrial economy, of course, it’s important for employees to be trained.
It’s rare for a company to find the “perfect” fit for an open position. Even employees with excellent education and experience might not be experts in the industry, lack alignment with the company’s core values and mission, or have underdeveloped soft skills. Now imagine these potential gaps spreading through the entire organization.
Q. What is the best way to identify effective mentors, and how do you know who will be right for the job?
Adopting a “mutual learning” approach can propel your organization forward and keep its employees and partners engaged and satisfied. But what exactly is it, and how can you make sure it is effectively implemented? Keep reading to learn more.
Microlearning has been on e-Learning and learning and development (L&D) trends lists consistently for the past few years—and for good reason. You can expect to see L&D professionals do even more with microlearning and microlearning technology this year, as detailed in this article.
There are numerous factors hiring managers and other executives must take into account when making decisions for a new position. These include everything from defining a job description to creating a salary range and, of course, whether to bring in an external hire or promote an internal employee. This is typically one of the most […]
Whether or not you’re ready for it, digital technology is transforming workplaces and learning and development (L&D) departments worldwide at an accelerated pace.
Marketers have been implementing content strategies for decades, and it’s time for learning and development (L&D) departments to implement them, too.