As the learning and development (L&D) department continues to become one of the most innovative departments inside its organizations, it’s starting to gain more and more responsibilities.
Many articles have been written about the differences between each generation and how they don’t understand one another inside the workplace. But there is actually substantial research that proves generational differences inside the workplace are a complete myth and that every employee essentially wants the same things:
Since the early 2000s, seminal studies have revealed that employees aren’t actually motivated by compensation and financial incentives alone, although they both help some. But still, most Human Resources managers and learning and development professionals believe that to retain employees and keep them engaged, they must pay them more or offer them more ways to […]
Leaders are crucial for the long-term success of any organization. But, contrary to what some may believe, great leaders aren’t necessarily “born.” They can be developed, and your company should be putting effort and resources into training its leaders.
In a previous article, we discussed the concept of After-Action Reviews (AARs), a military practice that involves extensive analysis of training events after the fact.
In a previous post, we discussed the difference between mentors and sponsors in the workplace.
Businesses and the employees who populate them are often so busy moving from project to project that they don’t have time to sit down and evaluate what went well and what went wrong.
It’s long been a perception in some circles that the corporate fat cats don’t have the best interests of the working man (or woman) in mind. But, what if that group of fat cats included those workers? That is, in essence, what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been proposing.
We’ve talked a lot about the profound impacts a mentor can have on an employee’s learning and development. Effective mentors can provide their protégés with valuable insights into their experiences in the industry as well as the organization and can help guide them on the path to career advancement. But we haven’t talked a great […]
Effective collaboration and communication are often high on the list of factors of success in any organization, whether it’s government, the military, sports, or business. Collaboration brings together the input and, hopefully, best ideas of a wide group of people who can share their different experiences, perspectives, knowledge, and skill sets. So, what could be […]