There has been a century of expected compliance by workers to do their jobs a certain way, so we are all expected to keep up! The new model for employee development will be a recognition that each person offers a set of special and different skills that can’t come through compliance with routines and standardized […]
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In a previous post, we discussed the importance of evaluating employee training efforts. Not only is evaluation important in determining the outcome of the training as a whole but also to get an idea of which specific components were the most useful and how engaged employees were.
We’ve been hearing about the tight labor market for some time now. With unemployment at historic lows, we’ve talked a lot about how hard it can be for companies to attract and retain top talent—it’s a seller’s market when it comes to labor.
There will inevitably come a time when your organization will have to outsource help from third-party vendors; whether you’re outsourcing because of your organization’s limited technology capabilities or because you require more human capital, you’ll want to be prepared to work with the following six types of vendors.
The people of an organization should now be considered its greatest asset, so experts in the modern-day workplace are looking to transform Human Resources (HR) departments into human capital management (HCM) departments, emphasizing the importance of their people.
Leaders and managers of an organization are often ill-prepared for their roles. In fact, according to a Career Builder survey cited in a Forbes article, 58% of managers said they didn’t receive any management training at all.
According to Gartner research, companies are currently spending an average of $1,200 per employee on training per year, and 86% of business leaders think that employee development is critical to driving business outcomes moving forward. And this is no surprise when you consider how quickly L&D is becoming the most innovative department inside any organization.
Most people who have managed employees have at one time or another been frustrated with the performance of a staff member. He or she just simply doesn’t seem to “get it.” The person isn’t performing the work the way you think he or she should, and despite all of the sit-downs, performance reviews, additional training, […]
Employee development is a two-way street. Employees have to want to grow and develop, to learn new skills, and to hone existing skills. And employers need to provide the structure, guidance, and transparency to show employees the path forward.
Onboarding is key to any HR unit. It’s a critical time in an employee’s early development and sets the stage for the rest of his or her time with your organization. Just as with meeting a new person, first impressions matter.