Although over three-quarters of organizations have reported the importance of high-quality leadership development programs and recognize that it’s important to invest in developing leaders for their organizations at all levels, not many do.
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Employee training often focuses on teaching specific, objective skills and knowledge, such as how to operate a piece of machinery, how to perform the monthly check-out, and the key compliance requirements impacting a particular industry.
With the rise of the digital economy and Industry 4.0, companies in every sector are gearing up to meet the demands of a quickly shifting technological playing field. The problem is, many industries are struggling to hire workers who have the skills needed to implement and operate these new technologies.
When it comes to training and development, few tools are more effective than a strong mentorship program. Mentors allow senior and experienced employees to share their insights, skills, and industry- and company-specific knowledge with newer or more junior staff members.
Onboarding is a key element of any employee development strategy. After the interview process and the new hire’s own company research, onboarding is the first real taste the employee gets of where he or she will be working.
Work can be stressful, particularly when the stakes are high. While conflict is uncomfortable, it can also be productive and, at times, even necessary to help drive progress and break through impasses. But not all conflicts are created equal.
One obstacle that many instructors—whether they’re in primary schooling, advanced graduate education, or training in the workplace— run into is getting through to an audience with a variety of learning styles.
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.
How engaged is your workforce? If you answered, “not very engaged” then we’ve got bad news: these disengaged workers will be leaving your company as soon as they receive an offer from someone else. And that someone else may very well be your competition!
Managers have a lot on their plates. Not only are they responsible for overseeing their departments, but they also often have responsibilities of their own, such as managing budgets and advocating on behalf of their teams for resource allocation and conflict resolution. But should they also be expected to have a role in training their […]