Businesses across the United States are struggling to find workers to staff their operations. Many are at a loss to find even entry-level employees for frontline retail and service roles. As one can imagine, that challenge can become even more acute when a company starts to add more robust qualifications to their hiring criteria. Consider, […]
The spotlight on workplace sexual harassment since fall 2017 has led to high-profile resignations, terminations, and lawsuits. And while the revelations and consequences have prompted ongoing, national conversations about appropriate behavior, only 32% of working Americans said that their employer has taken new steps to prevent and address sexual harassment in the workplace, according to […]
The costs of owning and implementing a learning management system can quickly push you beyond your budget if you fail to plan accordingly. So, how can directors and managers create a true picture of their actual LMS costs to avoid ballooning expenses? Start by asking yourself several key questions before signing on the dotted line.
Numerous surveys find that job candidates want career development, but few delve into the advantages of companies providing it—and there are many.
Everyone knows that recruiting the best job candidates is essential to the success of your company. However, with so many businesses competing for the same people, all companies need to invest in technologies and strategies that improve their recruitment efforts. One of the most effective ways to enhance recruitment is the use of mobile keywords. […]
Many organizations are turning to virtual simulators to create realistic training scenarios and, in the process, help employees refine their skills and learn best practices. From computerized flight simulators for pilots to simulators that give healthcare professionals opportunities to practice lifesaving skills, the technology is proving to be a great benefit for a wide range […]
Leadership lessons can be taken from almost anywhere. In today’s Advisor, guest columnist Ritch Eich, author of Truth, Trust + Tenacity: How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary Leaders, discusses the unique leadership skills demonstrated by marching bands.
Newly minted MBAs are increasingly looking beyond Wall Street for career opportunities.
By Ryan M. Frischmann In a recent survey, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) asked the question: “Is it time for the U.S. to reskill?” and the answer was a resounding “yes.” Ryan M. Frischmann, author of A Skills-Based Approach to Developing a Career, has more on the problem.
Does your organization use formal employment contracts? An employment contract is an agreement, signed by both parties, that outlines the terms of the employee-employer relationship. It usually includes things like: