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Category: Development & Evaluation


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Collaboration Between Employees and Employers Is Key to Closing the Skills Gap

August 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

With the rise of the digital economy and Industry 4.0, companies in every sector are gearing up to meet the demands of a quickly shifting technological playing field. The problem is, many industries are struggling to hire workers who have […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Many Employees Feel a Lack of Encouragement for Training

August 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Training is a key component for any business in any industry in any economy. But when it comes to our modern knowledge economy, effective employee training is simply essential. Unfortunately, according to a new report on the employee and customer […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback

The Real Impact on Employees of Removing Performance Ratings

August 15, 2019

Via: CEB

“Many times I’ve wondered, if we just eliminated the entire formal performance management system, would we see any impact on the business?” says one SVP of human resources at a major manufacturing company. This executive isn’t alone in wondering whether […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Landing Safely on Pay Equity Issues

August 14, 2019

Via: Workforce

Like many people, I followed the recent incident on a Southwest Airlines flight when an engine exploded after taking off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport. At 32,000 feet, the engine explosion shattered a window and caused significant damage to the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employees Are Growing Up—Your Benefits Need to, Too

August 14, 2019

Via: HR Hero

We are now nearly a decade into tech’s boom across the globe, and there are no definitive signs of a slowdown. While the winners in the space continue to hurdle toward dominance, we’re seeing them come under pressure for everything […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research, Software

Rise of the Machines: Which Roles Will Be Replaced in 10 Years?

August 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In the Johnny Depp movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket’s father works in a toothpaste factory but is quickly replaced by robots that can do his job—screwing toothpaste caps onto tubes of toothpaste—at a fraction of the speed. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What Is Learning Fatigue, and Why Should HR Care?

August 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Although many organizations struggle with giving employees enough opportunities for learning and development, there are problems on the other side of the coin, as well. When too many learning options and training activities are being pushed, employees may suffer what’s […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Are Your L&D Professionals Doing These 4 Things?

August 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Training and development are key to success in a postindustrial economy, i.e., one that is more focused on providing services than producing goods and services. In an industrial economy, of course, it’s important for employees to be trained. But major […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Research, Software

Technology to Better Manage Contingent Workers Is in Demand

August 9, 2019

Via: SHRM

As the use of contingent workers continues to grow, many companies are trying to determine how to effectively assimilate these workers into their organizations, extend their performance management processes to incorporate gig employees, and manage these workers in ways that […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Ask the Expert: How to Reward High Achiever without Upsetting Coworkers?

August 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Q.) We want to give an important employee a raise to ensure she stays with us, but we don’t want to be unfair to other workers. Are there other ways to retain this employee without upsetting coworkers? A.) There are […]