Tag: professional development

Against the Grain: Why Sharing Your Talent Pool Works

In a recent article we explored a white paper by ManpowerGroup Solutions, Amy Doyle, the vice president of strategic client solutions of ManpowerGroup suggests that sharing talent pools among competitors benefits everyone. Here, we present more from Doyle on how this would work and what the potential benefits are.

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How to Successfully Manage One-on-Ones with Your Employees

How much do you really know about your employees’ professional goals? With the fast pace of today’s business world, many managers opt for a simple “how are you doing/how’s the workload going” weekly, biweekly, or even monthly check in. Even if you’ve cultivated an open door policy, encouraging employees to come to you with concerns, […]

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Ways to Use Technology in Employee Training

Technology can be a big benefit for those willing to embrace it. Training is one area that stands to benefit greatly from technological advances. The technology has been around for years that allows employees to attend meetings virtually, through conference calls and even video conferencing. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Anticipate Great Success at Work in 2016

The opening line of Carly Simon’s 1971 song Anticipation is “We can never know about the days to come, but we think about them anyway.” As I write this, it’s the first day back at work in the new year, and anticipation sums up the way I feel today. Webster’s defines anticipation as “a feeling […]

Are Workers from an Agency Your Employees?

What about workers from a staffing agency? The staffing company, the client employer, or both may be the legal employer, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff. It depends on the workers’ duties, their work conditions, and the contractual basis on who controls what on the worksite. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm […]

Flexibility Makes Part-Time Employment Attractive

A recent survey by RecruitiFi shows two important results: The majority of workers value flexibility over compensation, and the majority of workers would voluntarily work fewer hours or leave their full-time job for part-time work. This information should inform any recruiting strategy. The survey, given to 1,012 employed participants, sought to answer the question, “How […]