Tag: BLR

Online Training and Information for a Mobile Workforce

Do you believe the best employee learning occurs while on the job and within the context of the work? There are well-tested steps to follow for rolling out a training solution for a large, mobile workforce.


Oprah Winfrey on Learning to Be a Leader

Learning is when you remember the “a-ha” of knowing the truth. The common language we all share is the truth about ourselves. Oprah Winfrey, the global media leader, philanthropist, producer, and actress, gave these and other insights about leadership and talent development in her keynote session at the 2019 ATD International Conference and Exposition in […]

Should You Use an Outside Recruiter to Fill an Open Position?

With the unemployment rate hovering at just over 4%, employers across the country are finding it difficult to fill positions with qualified workers. The situation becomes even more complex when you consider that simply having the right experience and education isn’t usually enough today. Today’s employers also want employees who fit with the company culture. […]

Mental Health Emergency Calls—When the Police Arrive

In yesterday’s Advisor, the National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI) provided important information for employers on when (and how) to make a 911 call in the event of a mental health crisis in the workplace. Today, NAMI discusses what happens when police arrive and steps employers can take to prepare for mental health crises.

Mental Health Crisis in the Workplace—When to Call 911

If a situation with a worker who is clearly having mental issues escalates into a crisis in your workplace, you or another employee may have to call 911. But keep in mind that making this call is different from requesting assistance for a medical emergency. Is your workforce trained to properly handle the situation?

Turn the Cultural Tide on Asking for Help

Yesterday’s Advisor presented an article by learning and development industry veteran Jo Eismont on how to ensure your organization’s culture makes it OK for employees to ask for help. Today we’ll go over more from Eismont on this important part of the learning process.

Asking for Help Is OK—But Does Your Culture Reflect That?

Learning is a process, and it should be OK to ask for help—but many in the workplace are reluctant to do so. Today’s Daily Advisor has tips on adjusting the cultural aspects of asking for help in an article by Jo Eismont, a social media and Web editor with years of experience in the learning […]

4 Steps to Get Your Staff Ready for Coaching

A coaching program is just like any other initiative—you can’t just jump in feet first without preparing your staff beforehand. To get your staff ready for coaching, here are four key steps from Dr. Robert P. Hewes, who is senior partner at Camden Consulting Group, a provider of integrated talent management solutions for organizational and […]

Training Translates into Effective Performance Management

Twenty-six percent of participants in a recent survey provide training for performance evaluators on an annual basis, and approximately 10 percent do so more frequently. How can this form of training increase the effectiveness of your company’s performance management program?