Tag: change


5 Tips for Training and Developing Employees Across Generations

Many articles have been written about the differences between each generation and how they don’t understand one another inside the workplace. But there is actually substantial research that proves generational differences inside the workplace are a complete myth and that every employee essentially wants the same things:


Should We Have Worker Representation on Boards?

It’s long been a perception in some circles that the corporate fat cats don’t have the best interests of the working man (or woman) in mind. But, what if that group of fat cats included those workers? That is, in essence, what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been proposing.


What Job Types Are Likely to Be Safer from Automation?

The prospect of greater automation in a variety of industries understandably has many workers worried about their long-term employment prospects. What is the likelihood of a given employee’s job being rendered obsolete by advancing technology? Even if the role doesn’t disappear entirely, the need for human labor could be drastically reduced.


The Pros and Cons of Implementing Deep-Learning AI

The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for global sending via artificial intelligence (AI) will be 50.1%, reaching $57.6 billion by 2021. And the three most in-demand AI-related skills are currently machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing. Additionally, the deep learning market, which is a subset of […]


Mayo CHRO Discusses ‘New Age Professionalism’

It’s no secret that our society continues to change rapidly, and the norms that served us well only a few years ago often seem outdated today. That is as true in the workplace as anywhere else. Behaviors and statements that would have been perfectly appropriate not that long ago might now land an employee or […]


Addressing the Downfalls of an Autocratic Leadership Style

Not all managers are created equal. They have different management styles based on personal preferences, experience, and education. While there is a broad spectrum of different styles along multiple axes, management styles are commonly grouped into one of three broad types: autocratic, democratic, and laissez-faire.


How Long Should Transitioning Employees Support Their Old Role?

Managers know that employee personnel assignments are rarely static. Business needs and staffing availability can change frequently, and businesses need the flexibility to move personnel into new roles. Sometimes, this involves hiring a new employee, but often, it involves a promotion or lateral movement for an existing employee.