New technologies and innovations have revolutionized society since prehistoric times, from the wheel and writing to gunpowder, the printing press, human flight, etc.—the list goes on and on. But that technologically driven societal change does not happen in a vacuum, especially in modern times.
Company scandals like those Wells Fargo, Volkswagen, and Facebook have experienced cost millions of dollars every year—sometimes billions of dollars. Public company scandals obviously test public and consumer trust, but they also test the resolve and trust of employees.
In November 2018, tens of thousands of Google employees around the world walked out in protest over the company’s handling of sexual harassment claims, among other grievances.
Facebook is not exempt from involvement in the growing learning and development (L&D) industry, as the company announced in 2018 that it aims to train 1 million people by 2020 with its new Learn with Facebook site. So far, it seems to be well on its way toward reaching this goal.
Yesterday’s post highlighted some of the reasons why you’ll want to implement social learning this year, in addition to the fact that it will likely outpace on-demand remote learning soon.
Facebook has released a new skill-building site: Learn with Facebook. Here’s what you need to know about it.
Facebook has been in the news a lot lately in a climate increasingly concerned about both privacy and “fake news.” Pundits are pointing to Facebook’s woes as fodder for understanding about the types of leadership foibles that can lead a company down a slippery slope from a public sentiment standpoint.
One of the primary functions of a Human Resources department is to be aware of and ensure compliance with a wide range of laws and regulations involving workplace conduct, such as sexual harassment and various forms of discrimination.
There’s little doubt that the Internet has greatly contributed to workplace efficiency and productivity over the last couple decades. E-mail has made real-time, written communication far easier than ever before, and new technologies have provided the ability to share computer screens and hold virtual face-to-face meetings—not to mention the ability to conduct research without sifting […]
It’s widely recognized and reported that there is a growing skills gap in the American workplace. The skills gap is the idea that even though there may be employees available to fill open positions, they often lack the required skills and experience to do those jobs effectively.