In a previous post, we referred to a principle of psychology often cited in the business realm, particularly among operations and customer relations functions.
Category: Employee Development
Keeping your employees trained and up to speed is a critical part of employee development.
Imagine two scenarios involving employees on your team:
Employers spend around $160 billion per year in employee training and education. But a lot of that money might be spent in vain, as only around 25% of employers that responded to a McKinsey & Co. survey admitted that their training and education initiatives truly improved their employees’ performance.
With recent advances in technology, it’s becoming apparent that coding skills are in high demand across every industry and sector worldwide. And many experts are dubbing coding languages the “language[s] of our modern world,” as coding schools and online learning platforms continue to pop up everywhere.
In a previous post, we talked about a simple strategy to help move your to-do list along: include low-hanging fruit. These are items that need to be completed but take relatively little time, meaning that they can be quickly scratched off the list.
We all know what it’s like to have our to-do lists pile up with obligations and how overwhelming that feeling can be. This holds true for both our personal and professional lives, and the advice in this post can be applied to either, although we’re really focused on the workplace.
With the short shelf life of workplace skills, a tight labor market, and a growing skills gap in the modern-day workplace, learning and development (L&D) is now more important than ever.
Yesterday’s post covered why it’s beneficial for your employees to be content creators. Essentially, if your employees are content creators, they will be more productive and innovative, so here’s what you can do to motivate your employees to take on this new role.
In the modern age of the Internet and social media, employees are always accessing and sharing content, whether it’s about your organization or not. The average person spends a lot of time on the Internet and social media creating, reading, engaging with, or sharing content, so you should encourage your employees to be content creators […]
Employees will be more proactive if they feel genuinely heard by their bosses and coworkers, as well as if they feel their contributions truly matter to their organizations. In addition, proactive employees will also feel more empowered to make their own decisions and get work done without the fear of being micromanaged or penalized.