Are you considering providing medical training to your employees? Often, the focus of training is on employee development. But an increasing number of employers are starting to see the value of medical training when it means employees are able to react appropriately if a medical emergency occurs on the job.
“Participant-led/participant-driven learning is having the ability to take control of what, and how, you learn,” says Chris Douglas, Vice President of training for Fierce, Inc., a leadership development and training company. “When it comes to leadership training, participant-led learning allows personal preferences to influence how these skills are learned and applied. For example, an individual […]
There’s a lot of wisdom in this old teacher’s saw that puts the blame for failure squarely on the student’s shoulders, unfortunately, it’s a pretty common scenario—an instructor has gone through the motions of training, and the participants were present, but lasting effects were nil.
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.