Category: Company Culture

This topic pertains to articles about the relationship between company culture and training are explored. For example, a good safety culture at a company might make training more effective while a poor safety culture can serve to undermine training efforts.

#MeToo? #TimesUp? How Employers Can Remain Responsible and Positive

According to a report by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), only 6% to 13% of individuals who experienced workplace harassment actually filed a formal complaint in previous years. But these numbers are sure to grow in the coming years due to the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Unfortunately, in the wake of these movements, some […]

4 Tips for Inspiring a More Inclusive Company Culture

Research and studies indicate that members of the LGBTQ community,  racial minorities, women, individuals who practice different religions, and those who have a disability still experience workplace discrimination. Here’s how you can inspire a more inclusive company culture that works toward dispelling as many instances of discrimination in the workplace as possible.

How to Deliver 3 Things Employees Want Most

HR pros are no doubt tired of hearing about the tight job market. But the hard truth is, it is tight. At roughly 4% unemployment, it’s a seller’s market when it comes to labor, and employers are rightly looking to do whatever they can to attract, hire, and retain the top talent—or, in some cases, […]

How to Detect and Stop Bullying in the Workplace

Sadly, the experience of being bullied is something many people remember from their childhood. Arguably, the pervasiveness and omnipresence of the online social media culture have made that experience even worse for today’s children. But, despite the common connotations of “bullying” invoking playgrounds and school hallways, bullying isn’t restricted to children. In fact, Robby Brumberg, […]

Encouraging New Managers to Express Emotions

The descriptor “emotional” often has a negative connotation, especially in the workplace. It can conjure up images of someone who lacks control, loses his or her temper, and lacks sound judgment. But Kristi Hedges, in an article for Harvard Business Review, notes that this association—and the corresponding reluctance to show emotion in the workplace—can actually […]

8 Tips for Quality Testing Practices (Part 1)

According to research highlighted in The New York Times article, tests can make us smarter because they force learners to recall and use material they’ve covered. And other research highlighted in a Scientific American article shows that tests make learning more effective and can boost learning initiatives.

Training Exercises for Developing Servant Leaders–or Any Leaders

Servant leaders focus primarily on the growth and well-being of the employees they manage, as well as the communities to which they belong.1 They place emphasis on serving others and contributing to the overall success of groups. Here are some training exercises you can use to develop servant leaders in your organization: