A manager wears many hats within an organization. Managers are charged with ensuring that work gets done and certain goals are met. Toward this end, they are assigned employees who will get the work done.
Productivity, at its basis, signifies the rate of output per unit of input. The phrase echoes an era where people were seen as elements in a production line, measured by the amount of time it would take them to produce a single item. But in today’s knowledge-based economy, this measure of productivity no longer holds […]
Adding to yesterday’s post, here are more questions you should ask as you’re measuring your sales training program’s return on expectations (ROE) and return on investment (ROI).
When will you know if your organization is ready to offer training programs to its external stakeholders? How will you accomplish such a feat so that it’s successful? And what types of benefits can your organization expect to see as a result? Keep reading to learn more.
In a recent press release, Walmart spreads the word about its new employee benefit program aimed at providing employees with greater access to education.
Yesterday’s post covered some best practices for hiring seasonal workers. Today’s post will cover best practices for training and retaining seasonal workers. Keep reading to learn more.
Effective and efficient training is essential to employee development and the overall success of the organization. Companies are constantly trying to find ways to provide thorough and realistic training while minimizing the cost of that training and the time required to provide it to employees.
Conventional, and arguably dated, wisdom suggests that if we pay employees enough, they’ll be productive. But recent studies now suggest otherwise: Researchers have discovered a link between employees’ happiness and their productivity at work.
While we’d all love to work in an environment where everyone gets along and everything always runs smoothly, the reality is that conflict and disputes are a regular part of life in any organization. Shared resources— human and nonhuman—get scarce, priorities differ, and differences of opinion over the appropriate goals of the organization and how […]
According to a Bridge study about knowledge retention from training, 70% of employee respondents admitted to forgetting something they had been taught during a training within 24 hours of learning it.1 And because so many organizations invest so much time and money developing their training programs, this number is quite alarming. Is there a way […]