In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, I sat down with Tanya Staples, VP of Product, Learning Content at LinkedIn. We discuss the latest learning trends, the strategic value of learning for business leaders, and handling learning among the 5 generations that currently populate the workforce.
A well-structured onboarding process is key to winning the hearts and minds of new employees. It not only defines a new hire’s first impression of a company but also influences his or her level of commitment to the new employer.
Despite years of training across organizations in the United States, including a growing list of states where such training is mandated by law, sexual harassment still exists. The rise of the #MeToo movement has accentuated this exact problem: Sexual harassment is still rampant in the face of widespread training.
Conducting employee training can be costly and time-consuming. Hiring internal or external trainers, finding facilities in which to hold training sessions, and assessing the value of attendees’ time can add up to a significant expense.
When it comes to retaining employees, think less about pool tables and nap lounges and more about professional development. That’s what Jessica Cortapasso, VP of Human Resources at Digital Remedy, believes, and she makes a good argument.
Training employees can take a lot of time and resources, but it’s necessary in any organization—whether to educate staff on new industry developments, promote key skills, or simply to give them familiarity to the organization and its culture and processes.
Employee training can mean the difference between mediocre staff and top-notch performers. It can also help employees develop their applicable professional skills (time management, effective communication, etc.), as well as provide industry-specific knowledge and expertise.
Forget reading, writing, and arithmetic as the golden tickets to success.
Inclusion training refers to training employees to better work with others of differing abilities, backgrounds, nationalities, genders, etc. It’s often referred to as diversity and inclusion training. It emphasizes being inclusive of all types of employees and explains the benefits of doing so. This can be in the form of training to increase awareness of […]
Training is often about conveying knowledge from one person or group to another, and that is reflected in the evaluation techniques often used when training—for example, written tests to discern the amount of knowledge retained.