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.
Continuing yesterday’s post, here are six additional action items you’ll want to contemplate doing if you want to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace at your organization.
As 2018 comes to a close, many human resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) professionals are working to prepare their staffs and organizations for 2019 and beyond.
Employees leave companies for a variety of reasons, and many are not necessarily permanent. Some employees may move for a significant other or may pursue a long-shot opportunity that doesn’t ultimately pan out. Others may take time off to raise a family or care for a loved one.
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.
Too often, we focus on skills that employees lack and what they’re not very good at and where they need to improve. But we hardly ever focus on what they’re already good at and how we can help them become even better at what they’re already good at doing. And this is a major error […]
We’ve spent a couple of posts now discussing the concept of ownership in the workplace.
In a previous post, we talked about the concept of ownership in the workplace. This could apply to having ownership over a specific project or initiative or, more generally, having ownership over a team or department.
Today’s business environment is extremely dynamic. Not only are new technologies rapidly shifting what is possible in terms of product and service offerings and modes of delivery, but an increasingly global economy means that new competitors can emerge from any corner of the globe. Add to that the fact that consumer tastes and preferences are […]
According to recent research conducted by Gallup, company cultures and entire organizations win when they listen to their top performers.