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Onboarding and Training New Veteran Hires
When a company makes a commitment to hiring employees, the most important elements to ensure their success are onboarding and training. Onboarding and training for veterans needs to be focused on not just ensuring they have the necessary job skills for their new role, but also that they can successfully transition into the private sector. […]
How To Terminate an Employee the Right Way
The best thing you can do to protect your company is to make sure you’re fully aware of all laws and guidelines that pertain to firing. At the same time, you need to train everyone who could be responsible for firing someone including supervisors, managers, and your HR team. If they’re not trained, and they […]
What Should You Consider Before Firing an Employee?
Laws About Firing Employees There are plenty of laws at the state and federal level that pertain to firing employees. Some states have rigid guidelines and restrictions even above what’s mandated at the federal level. Other states have more lax firing laws, but regardless, there are some general concepts to be aware of. If you […]
Are There Alternatives To Firing Employees?
If it can be avoided, it’s better to find alternatives to firing an employee. In our previous post we talked about the risks a business faces when they do fire someone. The risks range from lawsuits and legal implications to the loss of trade secrets or damage to your brand. Of course, this doesn’t mean […]
The Risks of Firing Employees
In this series of posts, we’re talking about something that affects a lot of businesses, small and large: the risks associated with firing an employee. If a firing isn’t handled the right way, it can ultimately mean huge financial or legal ramifications for a business. Despite the pitfalls that can come with firing employees, it’s […]
How Can You Identify and Manage Underperforming Employees?
In the world of corporate learning and development, the focus is so often on identifying top talent and giving them the tools and resources they need to succeed. The conversation is almost always focused on how to develop excellent employees and make them an invaluable resource to a company. There’s an area that’s less discussed […]
How a Learning Management System Can Support a Merger
Mergers, large and small, are part of contemporary business. Indeed, every year, the corporate landscape shifts as existing companies merge, usually with the intent of taking over a growing portion of the national or global market. However, as history has shown, while some mergers are highly successful (e.g., Disney and Pixar), others prove disastrous (e.g., […]
Talent Analytics: Issues, Ethics and Possibilities
It is now commonplace to keep detailed statistics on one’s customers. Customer analytics help organizations make smarter decisions and lead to a higher return on investment. In theory, talent analytics do the same thing—they help guide upper management’s decision-making processes by arming managers with increased knowledge on everything from their workforce to the micro impacts […]