Passive-aggressive behavior can turn a well-functioning workplace into a cauldron of toxicity if left unaddressed. But many employees feel they and their colleagues lack the soft skills to address passive aggression effectively. The Impact of Soft Skills on Passive Aggressiveness “Passive-aggressive behavior is a pattern of indirectly expressing negative feelings instead of openly addressing them,” […]
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Across the country, employers are struggling to find enough workers to meet the needs of their businesses, and the issue isn’t just anecdotal and specific to a handful of vocal companies. “The economic data is fairly clear: employers are getting desperate for workers in the United States, writes Tom Spiggle in an article for Forbes. […]
When it comes to employee training, it’s important to have a clear idea of what trainees are expected to gain from the training process. This could include specific skills—how to operate a forklift, how to complete the monthly accounting checkout, etc.—but it can, and should, also encourage the development of what some would call soft […]
Forget reading, writing, and arithmetic as the golden tickets to success.
Even in a favorable job climate for applicants, it’s still important to be able to stand out from the competition. Applicants and recruiters always place a lot of focus on the skills, experience, and other qualifications that show up well on paper—i.e., résumés and cover letters.
Microlearning has been on many notable mobile and e-learning trends lists for the last year or so. And if you’re a learning and development (L&D) professional, you’ll need to implement it this year if you want to continue to outpace your competition.
In 2019 and beyond, you’ll want to look for the six things listed below when you’re considering job candidates.
As you start assessing and revamping your training and development programs for 2019, here are four programs you’ll want to make sure you improve.
Educating the modern workforce is a not a one-off effort completed upon graduation from high school or post-secondary education. In today’s dynamic business and employment environment, businesses and employees need to constantly adapt to changes in global competition, technology, government regulations, market trends, and a host of other factors.
Continuing yesterday’s post, here are six additional action items you’ll want to contemplate doing if you want to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace at your organization.