Tag: Communication Skills

Diversity & Inclusion

HR Query: 4 Tips for Hiring Autistic Workers

April 29, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that 35% of 18-year-olds with autism attend college, but 85% of college graduates with autism are under-employed or unemployed? Furthermore, more than 1 million people with autism in the U.S. will reach adulthood in the next decade. […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How To Prioritize Employee Satisfaction in Client-Facing Companies

January 17, 2024

Via: HR Hero

With client-facing roles, there is an expectation for employees to put their best foot forward and represent the company well in each interaction. Often, this can result in employees feeling an extra sense of pressure at work as they balance […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Improve Leader Communication Skills

December 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Everywhere you look, the stats are alarmingly clear: Leaders are not effectively communicating – and it’s negatively impacting their organization’s success. 86% of employees and executives cite the lack of effective collaboration and communication as the main causes of workplace […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation, Software

Written Communications and Promotions

January 19, 2021


While trying to keep the spirit of your question, I’ve made some corrections to your letter, and I hope you find them helpful. Your letter shows me that your written communication skills could be stronger. You’ll find this column useful […]

Communication, Software

The Importance of Written Communication Skills

November 17, 2020


Recently, a senior HR generalist wrote to me about a complex series of issues with his job search that he needed to address. His e-mail was one full page of text without a single paragraph break and with numerous typos […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Software

Training for Basic Communication Skills

May 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

When considering the skills that are most important in the modern workplace, it might be tempting to think of complex, specific abilities like spreadsheet building, accounting, Six Sigma, or project planning. But managers and employers around the country will be […]

Communication, Software

5 Ways to Address the T&D Needs of Remote Employees

March 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

According to Gallup, the number of people working remotely is on the rise. Based on its research, 39% of employees reported they worked at home at least some of the time; in 2016, that percentage had risen to 43%. Remote […]

Communication, Software

The Best Communication Skills for Workplace Success

March 4, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

You might be a put-your-head-down-and-get-things-done kind of employee, but no matter your work style, you can’t avoid communicating at the office — on a screen or in person. “In 2019, we Slack, ping, text, Zoom, email, call and meet face-to-face,” […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

6 Best Practices for 21st-Century Business Etiquette Training

February 21, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Business etiquette is probably more important now than it was a few decades ago, and it is certainly far from irrelevant or elitist. Experts also agree that etiquette training needs to be tailored to a new generation of professionals right […]