Training your staff: It’s good for workers, and it’s good for employers, too. It’s easy for businesses to get sucked into the perceived reasons why they shouldn’t be providing training to their employees, such as the cost to the business and the time it takes out of regular working hours.
Category: Employee Development
Keeping your employees trained and up to speed is a critical part of employee development.
It’s not uncommon for employees to feel that they are undervalued and, consequently, underpaid. But, while some employees seem adept at building the case for a pay raise, others struggle to do the same, continuing to feel frustrated and sometimes even choosing to leave the organization in search of better pay. It may be that […]
Most people who have managed employees have at one time or another been frustrated with the performance of a staff member. He or she just simply doesn’t seem to “get it.” The person isn’t performing the work the way you think he or she should, and despite all of the sit-downs, performance reviews, additional training, […]
Let’s be honest with ourselves. Very few of us go to work every day simply because we love what we do. Those who do are fortunate. For many of us, though, money is the incentive that keeps us coming back day after day.
Recent research suggests the human resources (HR) department’s increasing impact on an organization’s bottom line and its ultimate success. Basically, your organization’s success or failure will depend on how it manages its people and job candidates during the stages of their life cycles with your organization.
In 2017, a few major companies like Microsoft, SAP, and JP Morgan Chase decided to create the Autism at Work Employer Roundtable to swap best hiring and workplace practices for employees with autism.
In an increasingly global business environment, many companies place a premium on bilingual or multilingual employees. Even with English as a lingua franca for business in much of the world, and even with increasingly sophisticated translation technologies like Google Translate, the benefits of multilingualism are still significant.
Employee retention is—or at least should be—a major goal of companies in any industry. Not only is top talent hard to come by in general, but it costs money to recruit, hire, and retrain new employees.
Per Deloitte research conducted by learning and development (L&D) experts, the real problem with L&D is that it isn’t marketed or promoted well enough across most organizations. In fact, 65% of L&D professionals reported that their prospective learners aren’t even aware of the learning opportunities available at their organizations.
According to seminal studies, over half of the American workforce is disengaged, costing organizations between $450 billion and $550 billion annually.