Tag: Human Resources

incentives

Effectively Offering Financial Incentives to Employees

Since the early 2000s, seminal studies have revealed that employees aren’t actually motivated by compensation and financial incentives alone, although they both help some. But still, most Human Resources managers and learning and development professionals believe that to retain employees and keep them engaged, they must pay them more or offer them more ways to […]

mental health

Training Managers to Identify Mental Health Concerns in the Workplace

Being able to accurately identify employees who suffer from a mental health illness should be a sincere concern for managers and supervisors inside the workplace, especially because one in every five Americans—44.7 million Americans—currently lives with a mental health illness.

partners

Building Bridges: Must-Have Strategic Partnerships in L&D

According to one resource, 95% of learning and development (L&D) professionals rate business acumen as an important competency for successful training managers—and for a very good reason. L&D departments are quickly becoming the epicenters for all strategic partnerships for organizations across industries and will be the most innovative department within most organizations over the course […]

How Small Businesses Can Recruit Top Talent

Even though small businesses make up 99.9% of all businesses in the United States, they only employ 47.8% of all U.S. employees. And sometimes they can’t land top talent when competing against larger enterprises that have more resources and much larger recruiting budgets. If you’re a small business owner looking for top talent in your […]

What Is a CLO and Does Your Organization Need One?

A CLO is a Chief Learning Officer and is often referred to as a Training Director, Head of Learning and Development, or something similar. Over 90% of CLOs have 10 years or more of corporate experience. They’re predominantly found in larger organizations, and also in the following industries:

Raising Policy Awareness First Step for Preventing Sexual Harassment

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently published the results of its yearlong research initiative, the SHRM Harassment Free Workplace series. The first part of the series focused on the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. Given the number of high-profile sexual harassment incidents in the news in recent months, it’s a fitting […]

Is it Worth Retraining a Poor-Performing Manager?

Did you know that three out of four employees report that their boss is the worst and most stressful part about their jobs?1 And that poor-performing managers can cost businesses millions of dollars each year? Before you terminate your poor-performing managers, you might consider retraining them. But how will you know when it’s worth it […]

E-Learning FAQs: Answers May Surprise You (Part 1)

E-Learning (electronic learning) has been around for decades. It entails the use of technology to deliver, manage, and evaluate learning content and instruction. But how much do you really know about it? Even if you’re currently using e-learning methods and platforms, there are probably at least one or two nagging questions you have about it […]