In a previous post, we discussed the challenges rideshare company Lyft is preparing for based on its designation of drivers as independent contractors as opposed to employees.
Generation Z (those born roughly between 1995 and 2015) and Millennials (those born roughly between 1981 and 1994) are set to become the world’s future leaders … and, soon. As you train them, keep this in mind, as well as the five best practices for training them that are mentioned below.
When it comes to employee training, there are really two major goals, broadly speaking:
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.
Mentorship programs are becoming an important part of the modern-day workplace. Consider the fact that 83% of workers have participated in a mentoring program and admit that their experience positively influenced their desire to stay with an organization. Furthermore, 56% of Americans have had a professional mentor or have one now.
Overall, strategic and well-executed workplace wellness programs offer benefits for employers and employees. According to research, 78% of employees believe their company’s wellness program had a positive impact on workers’ health, and 75% believe such programs had a positive impact on their productivity and performance. So, as you work to improve your workplace wellness programs […]
In organizations in any country across all industries, there has been a fear of teaching a subordinate or a junior staff member the ins and outs of one’s job. This apprehension is based predominantly on a fear that the person being trained will take the job of the person doing the training.
In today’s globalized world of business and commerce, most corporations and enterprises are internationally based, along with nearly 60% to 70% of small businesses, which should be no surprise because e-commerce practices and the Internet make it easier than ever to connect with other business entities and internationally based customers.
In an effort to understand the top skills companies are looking for in prospective candidates this year, LinkedIn conducted a massive analysis of hundreds of thousands of job posts. As it turns out, employers are looking far beyond soft and technical skills when searching for new talent.
Learning and development (L&D) departments are becoming the most innovative departments across organizations because they’re embracing new technologies and key strategic partnerships, as well as exploring ways to work with and around the limits and opportunities that come with big data. This is also why they’re no longer the siloed departments that they once were […]