Tag: Training

Faces of HR: Veronica Calderon on Accessibility, Advocacy, and Alignment

Meet Veronica Calderon, Chief Inclusion, Belonging, and Equity Officer at DeVry University. She has more than 20 years of experience in a number of industries, including higher education, banking, health care, and long-term care. Before joining DeVry, she served as Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Truliant Federal Credit Union. In […]

Importance of Evaluating Your Employees—The Good and the Bad

As we approach the end of another year, some of you may be gearing up for the year-end performance evaluation season. Conducting proper performance evaluations can play a critical role in your organization’s ability to address issues with poor performing employees, as well as retain your good employees. The purpose of this article is to […]

Demand for AI Skills Far Outpaces Supply

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a high-tech revolution that has been around for a while. But it’s reached peak attention recently with the advent and rapid adoption of generative AI (GenAI) apps like ChatGPT and Bard. But as interest and adoption increase, both are outpacing the availability of people with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to […]

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Employee Training Is Key to Trade Secret Protection

Do your employees have the basic training they need to understand why and how to protect your organization’s trade secret information? Trade secrets are intellectual property and confidential information that’s so important to a business’s ability to compete with the rest of the industry that companies place great importance on keeping that information secret. In […]

Evaluating Recent Grad Skill Levels

For employers anxiously watching the labor market for signs the pool of available talent is getting larger, recent high school and college graduates are an important demographic. Every year brings millions of new high school and college graduates to the workforce, representing a potentially lucrative pool of labor for employers to recruit from. But do […]

The Pros and Cons of Third-Party Training Resources

Companies of all sizes have struggled with corporate training efforts. With often limited resources, it’s hard to come up with engaging and relevant training material in the first place, let alone keep that material current in a dynamic economic, competitive, and regulatory climate. However, there are a number of low-cost options for training material created […]

How to Train New Recruiters Effectively

As your business continues to grow and new team members need to be found, onboarded, and trained, you’ll probably find your recruitment team growing, as well. After all, if you’re focused on helping your business thrive in the new year, you’re likely going to need new recruiters to help your HR efforts thrive. Artificial intelligence […]

Turning Frequent Mistakes into Real-Life Training Opportunities

It can be tremendously frustrating to encounter the same mistake or oversight over and over again at work. Maybe it’s something as relatively benign as multiple employees forgetting to include certain information in their e-mail signatures, or maybe it’s something more serious, like repeated instances of employees downloading malicious applications or failing to follow data […]

What Are Learning Pathways?

One of the reasons many training efforts fail to have a lasting impact is that they are often isolated, one-off efforts. For example, a warehouse that has a forklift accident might do a one-off training on forklift safety, or a company responding to a publicly embarassing discrimination accusation might have a one-off diversity or cultural […]

Training vs. Education

Training and education are clearly related concepts. However, we tend to use them in different contexts. Education is typically thought of as broad-based and general, at least with respect to a particular field—i.e., studying British history or thermodynamics. In contrast, training tends to be much more specific, such as training to operate a forklift or […]