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Category: Employee development


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Beating the Spring Slump: 3 Programs to Keep Employees Motivated

April 23, 2018

Via: HR Hero

With summer around the corner and performance reviews out of the way, many employees are starting to feel that “spring slump”—that slowdown period where job motivation is on the decline. A study by Adobe even found that one out of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

April 19, 2018

Via: HR Hero

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

The 3 Critical Components to Defining Your Company Culture

April 19, 2018

Via: Omega HR Solutions

In business, they say a great idea is worthless without great execution. Taking that a step further, even great execution sometimes can’t salvage a company with poor culture. Brilliance alone might be able to get a firm up and running, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research, Software

Another study agrees: Diversity boosts innovation

April 3, 2018

Via: HR Dive

This research supports what another recent study found — that diversity has a causal link with innovation. Innovation comes from freedom of thought and interaction with others, the studies say. Performance and engagement are highest when employees feel they can […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Rise of the Caring Companies: Building Corporate Culture and Community by Giving Back

March 30, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Over the past few years, a trend in charitable giving has emerged across the nation. While individual charitable giving has decreased, corporate giving—both employee volunteerism and more traditional grants and monetary donations—has grown, with smart companies leveraging purpose-driven corporate social […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What HR needs to know about the skills gap

March 29, 2018

Via: HR Dive

You’ve likely heard it whispered about in the halls of HR, if you haven’t experienced it first-hand already. But soon, experts say, the skills gap could come for everyone. While unemployment hovers around the optimistic (but still flexible) 4.1%, employers […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Does Your Company Provide Soft Skills Training for IT?

March 28, 2018

Via: HR Hero

IT’s role in an organization has changed over the last 5 or 10 years, but has HR kept up? Today I am joined by Casey Foss, CMO at West Monroe Partners about the role that soft skills have to play […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Employee retention

Where to Start Today Building Your Talent Brand

March 27, 2018

Via: Blogging4Jobs

Why do you need a talent brand? Because measuring, monitoring and improving an organization’s reputation is becoming a crucial component of talent acquisition strategies for any company in today’s labor market. Your talent brand exists with or without actively managing […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Get the Most of Your Workforce by Modernizing Time Management

March 23, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A 1,000-person business has a total of 2 million employee hours to use or waste. Companies tend to meticulously manage and optimize money, resources, and materials, but fail to similarly optimize and manage their time. To get the most out […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

#MeToo has boosted demand for sexual harassment training

March 20, 2018

Via: HR Dive

Training certainly needs to be relevant, but employers must back up training with policies and enforcement to curb this pervasive workplace problem. Employers’ failure to follow up on complaints (or, worse, cover up misconduct) has left victims reluctant to come […]