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Category: Employee development


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Emotional Intelligence Is Essential for Diverse Workforces

November 25, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Workplace diversity is commonly viewed through the lens of representation—by increasing the number of employees with certain backgrounds and experiences, companies demonstrate their commitment to equality and fairness. While representation is crucial, a real commitment to diversity goes beyond merely […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Evaluating Company Culture in the Era of COVID-19

November 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

2020 has been an extraordinary year for people globally. In the United States, we’re dealing with the aftermath of a divisive and historic election; there is widespread social unrest; and, of course, we’re dealing with a global pandemic that has […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Work on inclusion before diversity, Bersin says

November 23, 2020

Via: HR Dive

Employers confronting diversity and inclusion issues may have their priorities backwards, according to speakers at an online panel hosted Nov. 19 by industry veteran Josh Bersin. HR practitioners who are new to D&I may believe their goal should be to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How Companies Are Using AR and VR for Remote Training

November 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of employees are still working remotely, with no immediate end in sight. Some major employers like Microsoft, Target, and Deloitte have extended their remote work policies to mid-2021 or announced plans to maintain them […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Limits Placed on Federal Contractors’ Diversity Training

November 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

President Donald Trump recently issued an unprecedented “Executive Order (EO) on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping” aimed at the federal workforce and federal contractors. The order purports “to combat offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating” through a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Regularly Setting and Reinforcing Expectations

November 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Managers generally assume their team members have a clear understanding of the expectations set for them; however, there is often a surprising gap between those expectations and employees’ understanding of them. Managers can’t assume they are always on the same […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Five Essential WFH Tools for the New Remote Employee

November 10, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

With over 40 percent of American employees now working from home, remote work is likely part of the new future of business. “Companies are going to see that some, maybe many, of the jobs they’ve always thought had to be […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

A New Mandate for Reskilling

November 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

There has long been a disconnect between what employees learn during their formal education and what employers find they need on the job. That’s true not only for long-term employees but also even for those newly emerging from institutes of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Crisis Strains Employers’ Plans for Furloughed Workers

November 6, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Many struggling but optimistic employers have continued to offer medical, dental, and other benefits to employees on furlough during the COVID-19 pandemic. But with no immediate end in sight, they’re wondering what to do next. Employment Relationship Hasn’t Been Severed […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

A Road Map to Reinventing Your Corporate Culture

November 5, 2020

Via: HR Hero

From the logistical hurdles of remote work to the emotional impact of the uprising for black lives, the past few months have created significant personal and professional challenges for workers. In this context, a solid, supportive, and motivating company culture […]