In today’s globalized world of business and commerce, most corporations and enterprises are internationally based, along with nearly 60% to 70% of small businesses, which should be no surprise because e-commerce practices and the Internet make it easier than ever to connect with other business entities and internationally based customers.
Category: Employee Development
Keeping your employees trained and up to speed is a critical part of employee development.
In an effort to understand the top skills companies are looking for in prospective candidates this year, LinkedIn conducted a massive analysis of hundreds of thousands of job posts. As it turns out, employers are looking far beyond soft and technical skills when searching for new talent.
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is becoming vital to workplaces powered by automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced mobile and technology platforms. But should all new hires come pre-equipped with such STEM education or work experiences?
Yesterday’s post covered the pros and cons of employee self-assessments, and today’s post will cover how to effectively implement them.
Both employees and managers perform better when they receive regular feedback, and employees state that they desire more feedback from their bosses, leading many organizations to get rid of their annual employee performance reviews or supplement them with more regular forms of employee feedback, like employee self-assessments.
Many employers are struggling to fill jobs in the current economy, so they’re looking to upskill their employees in future years. If you want your organization to remain competitive, you’ll want to do the same.
We often talk about how employees want more challenging opportunities and flexibility in the workplace, but we usually don’t take a close look at how their mobility also benefits employers.
Yesterday’s post outlined why Millennials are burned out at work, and as you can infer, burned-out employees negatively impact organizational productivity, profit generation, engagement, and innovation.
Business etiquette is probably more important now than it was a few decades ago, and it is certainly far from irrelevant or elitist. Experts also agree that etiquette training needs to be tailored to a new generation of professionals right now. Continue reading to learn more about why.
According to research highlighted by Inc., the top reason employees leave their current companies is because those companies aren’t offering them career advancement or promotional opportunities.