There are certain events and scenarios that rarely occur. This can be true for any business. But even if an event rarely occurs, that doesn’t mean that employees don’t need to be prepared for the event just in case. But, how do you train for these types of events? Often, they can be difficult or […]
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General Motors (GM)—America’s largest automobile manufacturer—recently announced it would be offering buyouts to roughly 18,000 salaried workers. Unfortunately for the automotive giant, only about 2,250 employees went for that offer.
In several previous posts, we’ve looked at instances of low-level employees’ actions that have cost their companies enormous amounts of money, bad PR, and regulatory scrutiny and penalties.
In a couple of recent posts, we’ve been looking at instances of entry-level or frontline employees creating major PR, financial, or legal troubles for major organizations.
In a previous post, we discussed how employees at any level of the organization have the potential to create significant liability and financial loss for their companies. To illustrate, we’re spending a handful of posts looking at some specific examples.
Major corporations manage budgets, revenues, assets, and liabilities that can reach into the millions and billions of dollars. Typically, there are a handful of people at the top of the organization who are making decisions day to day or on a long-term basis.
Facebook has released a new skill-building site: Learn with Facebook. Here’s what you need to know about it.
Facebook has been in the news a lot lately in a climate increasingly concerned about both privacy and “fake news.” Pundits are pointing to Facebook’s woes as fodder for understanding about the types of leadership foibles that can lead a company down a slippery slope from a public sentiment standpoint.
Retail theft is a major cost for businesses worldwide. Companies spend a lot of time and money fighting shoplifting. According to Loss Prevention Media, retail theft accounted for nearly $18 billion in U.S. losses in 2016. Only about 7.8% of those losses result in a recovery. These numbers are significant.
According to a 2018 LinkedIn Learning survey, here are some learning stats and information you’ll want to keep in mind before 2019 starts.