Organizations typically spend more money on their sales training programs each year than they do on any other type of training program—sometimes millions of dollars more.
Retail theft is a major cost for businesses worldwide. Companies spend a lot of time and money fighting shoplifting. According to Loss Prevention Media, retail theft accounted for nearly $18 billion in U.S. losses in 2016. Only about 7.8% of those losses result in a recovery. These numbers are significant.
Workplace injury is not as uncommon as you may think. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were roughly 2.9 million workplace injuries and health ailments in the private sector alone last year. While none of these reported cases resulted in any fatalities, such incidents can strike a blow to workforce morale, […]
Creating meaningful training that works is much easier said than done. Here are a few tips when conducting employee training sessions:
It’s no secret that Millennials recently surpassed Generation X to become the single largest cohort in the American Workforce. Which means that younger adults will be continuing to move into positions of leadership and management.
Cross-training—having employees perform a variety of activities in different roles in different departments across the company—is often advocated within companies as a best practice for a number of reasons.
Most organizations don’t have a succession plan or a cross-training program in effect right now. And they are missing out on all the many benefits that can come with cross-training employees to succeed within their organization; listed below are a few of them.
California leads the United States in foreign-born and non-English- speaking residents. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, almost half of all Californians speak a language other than English at home. Nearly one-third of the state’s population is foreign-born (10 million people), which accounts for about a quarter of the foreign-born population in the […]
In part one of this article we explored the value of internal social media (ISM) and it’s impact on the workplace. Today we’ll look at how to make ISM easy to access and ideas for making ISM work for your business.
Adding to yesterday’s post, here are more questions you should ask as you’re measuring your sales training program’s return on expectations (ROE) and return on investment (ROI).