There’s often a chicken-and-egg problem with employee recruitment and training. Employers almost always want to hire someone with experience, but while some candidates might have the experience from a previous role, others are actually hoping to gain that experience from the job they’re applying for, but they need the experience to get the job. Many […]
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) have long been considered potential game-changers for training. The ability to simulate various scenarios that are difficult or expensive to replicate in real life has the potential to simultaneously improve training outcomes and lower costs. VR Training in Law Enforcement According to a report by Lester Holt for […]
Nadia was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest, listen to that here. Simply identifying your organization’s values does not make them real. It’s easy to bandy about words like “trust” and “innovation” or “motivation.” But if they are not grounded in real actions and supported by congruent behaviors, such values can fall remarkably short. […]
With COVID-19 upending nearly every aspect of the way we work, many companies spent the greater part of last year trying to find the best way to stay productive while ensuring employees’ and customers’ safety. For many, this meant taking the traditional processes and making them remote without disrupting established workflows. The agendas of meetings […]
For most businesses, many employees are working from home because of COVID-19. This new environment calls for upskilling, as many employees are in need—and are eager for—training on new tools, apps, and soft skills. It also should require putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the heart of the conversation.
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of employees are still working remotely, with no immediate end in sight. Some major employers like Microsoft, Target, and Deloitte have extended their remote work policies to mid-2021 or announced plans to maintain them on a permanent basis.
You may not immediately think of virtual reality (VR) as something to assist Human Resources (HR) professionals. VR first came into the mainstream primarily as an entertainment technology that brings people into immersive worlds for gameplay and fun. As you’ll soon see, it has impressive potential in the HR sector.
Virtual reality (VR) was once thought of by many as a tool primarily for recreation, entertainment, and gaming. But as the technology has improved and the marketplace has become more familiar and comfortable with it, the potential value of VR and the related augmented reality (AR) to the broader economy has become more apparent.
Experts like to spend a lot of time on corporate and enterprise-level human resources (HR), learning and development (L&D), and training trends. But the fact remains that 99% of the businesses inside the United States are small businesses and not corporations or enterprises.
Research and statistics show that virtual reality (VR) in corporate training will reach a value of $2.8 billion by 2023 and that VR has several benefits for the learning and development (L&D) industry. But if you want your employees to experience those benefits from your VR learning initiatives, there are five essential elements you must […]