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Category: Employee development


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Remote Work Is Not Wall Street’s Labor Day Ultimatum

September 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For months, business executives have been strategizing ways to convince employees to return to the office. Thwarted by the “Great Resignation” every step of the way, many organizations, including Wall Street powerhouses, hoped to impose Labor Day 2022 as the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Faces of HR: Jennifer Armstrong-Owen on the Value of Emotional Agility, Curiosity and Soft Skills

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Meet Jennifer Armstrong-Owen, VP of People at talent platform SeekOut. Armstrong-Owen has more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry and continues to dial in on the HR issues companies of all sizes are facing. We recently connected […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Pumpkin Spice and Fantasy Football: Fall is Here!

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

As September progresses, millions of Americans are looking forward to fall colors, pumpkin spice everything and the start of the NFL season, even as they lament the end of summer. The start of professional football also means the start of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Corporate Pushback to Remote Work

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic was a major shock to the globe in so many ways, like the millions of deaths and hundreds of millions of infections, supply chain shocks, new and large-scale government health and safety regulations, and massive spending on […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Work: Continuous Learning

September 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

With the lingering effects of the pandemic exposing organizations to an urgency to upskill and reskill employees, the big questions HR leaders and executives are facing are what the future of work looks like and how to retain productive employees. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

11 Office Games to Connect Your Team

September 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Your employees know they’ve made the right move in accepting a job with your company when they begin to see their colleagues as friends and look forward to work each day. But developing tightknit teams requires you to utilize innovative […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Report: Workers with Skilled Credentials Could Be the Antidote to Your Hiring Headache

September 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

As many employers continue having difficulty finding workers to fill positions, the SHRM Foundation is urging HR professionals and hiring managers to look to individuals with nondegreed credentials as viable candidates for hiring and promotion. Skilled credentials can take a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Disconnect Between Workers and Managers on Employee Training

September 13, 2022

Via: HR Hero

When companies embark on employee training programs, it’s important that they find alignment between the employer (including managers) who are providing for and developing the training program and the employees who receive the training. If employers are trying to train […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Case Study: The Role of HR in Executive Coaching

September 12, 2022

Via: SHRM

After more than two years of upheaval and change, it may be time to institute executive coaching in your organization. In these arrangements, it can be helpful to have HR, the executive and coach work together to get the most […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How Verified Skills Can Help Close the Gender Gap in Leadership

September 7, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Work should work for us all. Instead, we’re seeing women report increased feelings of exhaustion and burnout. Women still get paid less than men. Women — especially women of color — receive promotions at a lower rate than men. And […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Boost Employee Performance in a Hybrid Work Environment

September 6, 2022

Via: SHRM

The pandemic forced organizations around the world to adapt to remote or hybrid business models practically overnight. While employees typically appreciated the flexibility and autonomy that remote work provided, they also reported missing the human interaction and community often found […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Handle Employee Side Hustles

September 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

When an information technology specialist at Enertech began missing deadlines and sleeping at his desk, it was the first time in her lengthy HR career that Jennifer Weber had to put an employee on a performance improvement plan because of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Growing Importance of People Development as Part of the Employer Value Proposition

August 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There was a time when the primary value proposition of an employer to potential employees was financial compensation: a good hourly wage, strong salary and/or lucrative bonus structure was often all the motivation many workers needed to apply for a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Manage Your Mindset: Making the Most of Hybrid Working  

August 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Change can spark anxiety for many people and few things have brought more uncertainty and changes than the pandemic, especially to the workplace. How and where we work has changed dramatically in recent years with more workplaces adopting a hybrid […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

SHRM: Workers mostly satisfied with training, but say they’ll need more of it

August 23, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Though much has been made about a disconnect between employees and employers over learning and development, the events of the last two years may have brought the two groups closer together. Even in 2021, surveys of workers indicated that many […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Hard Truth for Employers About Long Hours

August 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

By definition, most Americans think of a “full-time job” as one that is worked 40 hours per week. For some legal and regulatory purposes, 32 hours will even be classified as full-time. The reality for many workers, however, is quite […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Performance as an Entrepreneur

August 17, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Whether you’re working for yourself or running a company with a large team like myself, the secret to success as an entrepreneur is to maximize your performance and productivity. Running your own business means accepting the fact that every day […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Use Employee Resource Groups to Unify Employees (And How to Do It)

August 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Companies face a number of challenges in today’s landscape, including high employee turnover and political polarization. These issues make it difficult to keep the fabric of their company intact and to promote a unified workforce. Both employee retention and unity […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Addressing Skills Gaps in a Competitive Employee Market

August 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Virtually every team and organization has run across an opportunity or a challenge for which they have felt lacking in the skills department and either failed to take advantage of that opportunity or avoid the consequences of that risk. Sometimes […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How Successful Leaders Prevent Groupthink and Create a Culture of Diverse Thinking

August 11, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

CEOs must make dozens of decisions each day. But the path to decision-making is not simply about ensuring everyone on the team agrees. When the focus is on agreeing instead of problem-solving, groupthink can set in. Groupthink acts as a […]