Allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace have gained increasing attention since the recent #MeToo movement. But even before the recent uptick in focus on such allegations, these issues have posed many challenges for employers and HR professionals.
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The latest news, regulation updates, and best practices in the training field.
Yesterday, we shared “When to Partner with a Third Party for Training Programs.” Today’s post will explore more avenues for how you can partner with a third party once you’ve determined that it’s lucrative do so.
Middle-skill jobs are those jobs that don’t necessarily require a 4-year college degree but do require some college or post-high-school education. And over the past decade or so, middle-skill (also known as “middle-class”) jobs have been a hot topic in discussions surrounding the labor market.
Companies in the United States often bemoan what they see as a skills gap. They say that while there are applicants available for their job openings, those applicants just don’t have the requisite skills and/or education to successfully perform the essential functions of these jobs. The problem becomes increasingly acute when, as is currently the […]
When comparing the United States to the rest of the world, we often hear that American students continue to lag behind much of the rest of the world—and other advanced, industrial nations in particular—when it comes to the so-called STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math.
Recent research conducted by Accenture revealed that organizations are losing over $11 trillion because of outdated education and technology in the workplace. And this is seriously impacting the fate of our economic environment.
Continuing from yesterday’s post, here are five more prominent learning and development (L&D), training, and HR trends you’ll want to keep in mind for 2019.
Learning and development (L&D) departments are currently anticipated to be among the most innovative departments inside most organizations over the next decade and beyond—and for very good reasons.
The Associated Press recently highlighted research released by Accenture, and the findings are staggering and concerning for organizations of all shapes and sizes. And L&D professionals and members of the C-suite everywhere will need to take notice immediately to help mitigate the issues that will start to arise.
Today’s workforce is finding itself entrenched in the fourth industrial revolution, which experts are stating is an “age of automation, connectivity, artificial intelligence and robotics [where] entire industries are vanishing, as new industries emerge and new careers with them.”