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Employees that are better trained, perform significantly better. Use employee training to ensure your team members are contributing their maximum to your bottom line. A younger generation demands better employee training. Are you listening?
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 […]
How to Proactively Protect Against Workplace Violence
What Is Workplace Violence? Workplace violence has become a huge topic of discussion in the U.S. When we think about workplace violence, we most often think about those high-profile incidents, many of which involve active shooters. While workplace shootings are a component of workplace violence, that’s not all that falls into this category. According to […]
Creating a Whistleblower Policy and Enforcing It
Creating a Whistleblower Policy and Enforcing It The term whistleblower is one that can have negative connotations from the business perspective in a lot of cases. It can be met with apprehension, and business owners and company leaders tend to think about lawsuits and litigation instantaneously. The idea of encouraging employees to be whistleblowers doesn’t […]
Effectively Tackling Travel & Expense In Your Business
Travel and Expense Controversies Travel and expense issues are almost always in the national news headlines. One example of where this subject is relevant right now is within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has been criticized and is under intense scrutiny because he charged his wife’s travel to the federal […]
Small Businesses See Big Gains from Investing in an LMS
Learning management systems (LMSs) have now been widely adopted in large enterprises, but many small companies, including family-owned business, continue to overlook their value. Two assumptions appear to be at the root of the problem. Many small companies don’t think they need to engage in formal training, and others worry that the cost of adopting […]
Why Summer is a Great Time to Scale Up Online Training
Training should happen year round, but there is no question that during the summer months, many workplaces shift into low gear and this can open up additional bandwidth to scale up online training. With staff out on vacation and in many industries, lower customer demand, it is often the case that employees have just a […]
No Business is too Small for Training
While large enterprises typically have well-established training programs, small business often offer little or no training to employees at all. In reality, whether you’re running a global enterprise with employees scattered around the globe or a mom-and-pop business in your backyard with just a few employees, training matters. The problem is that many small business owners falsely believe […]
AT&T Asks Employees to Buy into Training
Asking employees to buy into training is by no means unique. Many of the world’s most successful companies recognize that training existing staff to take on more high-skilled positions is good for employees and good for business. Ikea, for example, has long worked on the premise that all employees should be trained for multiple positions […]
Can Unconscious Bias Be Tackled Through Training?
The corporate world is hearing a lot about unconscious biases and the negative impacts they can have in the workplace. Research continues to show that all of us hold these biases toward others, but it’s important to understand and work against because they can have a very detrimental effect on the success of businesses.
Exploring SPOCs and What They Bring to Employee Training
If you haven’t yet heard of SPOCs, you’re not alone, although many e-Learning and educational professionals feel this term is set to replace MOOCs as the future of learning. SPOCs are designed as a response to the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It stands for Small Private Online Course. As compared to the typical MOOC, […]
Exploring How to Train Employees in a Flexible Workplace
A flexible workplace is one of the most talked about things in talent management and the corporate world right now. Flexibility in the workplace is something the majority of Millennial employees don’t just prefer, but in many ways are demanding. WorkplaceTrends.com, in collaboration with CareerArc, released the results of a study entitled the “2015 Workplace […]
Exploring the Gig Economy and How It Impacts Employee Training
Amazon recently made what many view as an exciting announcement. The mega e-Commerce retailer is delving into what’s being dubbed the gig economy with a new delivery option. Amazon unveiled its program in Seattle, where independent contractors are becoming on-demand delivery people. The service is called Amazon Flex, and much like Uber, people sign up […]