Before the coronavirus pandemic, you likely herded your employees into conference rooms at least once a quarter for an instructor-led training session or a lunch-and-learn. And you probably saw good returns on those efforts. After all, professional development opportunities directly impact your employees’ on-the-job satisfaction, productivity, and retention. All that changed in March 2020. Suddenly, you couldn’t […]
Technology, business, and the global economy have never been static. New developments and trends are constantly emerging, and others are falling by the wayside. This means that training must also be dynamic to account for the needs and realities of an ever-changing world, and new data suggests that this need is considerable for today’s workers […]
More than anything and like never before, the difference between business success and failure is having a growth mind-set vs. a fixed one. The pandemic crystalized this, giving us the best example of Carol Dweck’s theory of motivation in action. Companies that reacted and shifted their businesses quickly were able to better respond to the […]
As business becomes increasingly global and interconnected, competition can come from virtually anywhere in the world. And as business becomes more complex, there seems to be an ever-growing list of necessary skills and capabilities required to succeed.
Upskilling the current workforce is vital. Review the four signs that your own organization is ready to upskill its workforce, which are detailed here.
Until recently, the value of coaching services has not been measurable, and finding a compatible coach for an executive also felt like a challenging task. With the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), finding the right coach, measuring progress, and seeing executives using the services are much easier and finally enable HR departments to measure the […]
According to one study, 90% of employees believe employers are mainly responsible for upskilling their staff, but according to another study, 80% of employees believe that staying upskilled is their own responsibility. Regardless of which party is ultimately deemed “responsible,” upskilling employees does still seem to be necessary for most organizations.