We laugh at the old saw, “No good deed goes unpunished.” Unfortunately, it’s no laughing matter when untrained supervisors and managers try to show that they are going to be good bosses.
Yesterday’s Advisor presented an article by learning and development industry veteran Jo Eismont on how to ensure your organization’s culture makes it OK for employees to ask for help. Today we’ll go over more from Eismont on this important part of the learning process.
Learning is a process, and it should be OK to ask for help—but many in the workplace are reluctant to do so. Today’s Daily Advisor has tips on adjusting the cultural aspects of asking for help in an article by Jo Eismont, a social media and Web editor with years of experience in the learning […]
Is your safety training getting the job done? You may have your own ideas on that score, but it can also be useful to find out what your employees think. Of course, this is helpful for your training beyond safety as well.
Training is a substantial investment of time and resources. So, naturally, you’ll want to make sure that your training is effective. Here are some goals that should be a top priority with your workplace safety training.
It’s only natural to highlight the organization’s strengths, internal growth opportunities, and positive work environment while wooing job candidates. However, exaggerating the positive can create unrealistic expectations. Turnover will result once new hires figure out that they were promised more than the organization can deliver.
It’s no secret that employees can get easily distracted by technology, but a new survey by ComPsych® Corporation, a provider of employee assistance programs, illustrates how pervasive the problem is.
Do you want to be a better trainer? If you had to rate yourself as a trainer, would you give yourself high marks, or low ones? Would your trainees agree with your self-assessment? In any case, there’s always room for improvement—take a look at these four ways to work towards becoming the best trainer you […]
Would you say that there is a culture of respect at your company? In today’s Advisor, we’re providing 10 easy steps that can build such a culture in your workplace. These steps can be used in a brief, no-nonsense training session.
In a recent court case, a male scientist allegedly expressed his interest in having a sexual relationship with a female graduate student on numerous occasions while mentoring her on remote research excursions deep in the woods of Alaska. The student later sued him and the university where she was pursuing a doctorate degree, alleging hostile […]