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Tag: development


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Why Is a New Employee Looking to Transfer?

January 13, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

An employee who has been here only three months just quit. In his exit interview, he said there wasn’t enough work to do within his department, and he was bored, so he looked to move on. I asked why he […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Right Now, Hackers Are Interacting with Your Employees—Are They Prepared?

December 26, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Imagine a scenario in which an employee clicks a link in an e-mail and costs his or her employer $600,000. Unfortunately, this situation does not require one’s imagination. This is exactly what happened in Riviera Beach, Florida, when an employee […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Shortcomings of Video Training

December 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

One of the most fundamental conflicts in the world of employee training is the balance between cost and effectiveness. While companies certainly want to implement successful training programs that will reliably and effectively impart essential knowledge and skills to employees, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Prevent Cheating on Workplace Exams

December 11, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Tests and assessments aren’t just for students; they serve a crucial purpose for businesses, including keeping employees sharp and ensuring they’re up to date on the latest information. The results can also help business leaders make better, more informed decisions. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Effective Employee Incentive Ideas: Practical Advice

December 11, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Any successful business must engage its employees to retain them. The more you show your appreciation for a job well done, the more happy workers you will have on your hands. And a positive workforce leads to better productivity and […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Retain Talent with Better Communication Technology

December 10, 2019

Via: Omega HR Solutions

With higher rates of young employees (ages 25-34) jumping from job to job after only 2.8 years on average, HR departments are left wondering what they can do to retain their top talent and keep their company pushing forward toward […]


Development & Evaluation, Feedback

Let’s change the underlying philosophy and pattern of feedback

December 10, 2019

Via: Chief Learning Officer

A reader of the current business press is confronted by two extremely different points of view regarding the basic question of whether managers should provide feedback to their direct reports. On the one hand we have those who advocate extremely […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Pivoting and professional growth in today’s (and tomorrow’s) workforce

December 9, 2019

Via: Chief Learning Officer

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played for the Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers basketball teams, was known for his ability to pivot — keeping one foot in place while moving the other into a different space. This footwork technique, a fundamental […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Does Your Training Program Have a Champion?

November 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Training programs can fall victim to the same trap as many other company initiatives: Someone identifies a gap or a need; an initiative is put into place to address that shortcoming; and, without anyone taking ownership of that initiative, it […]


News

6 States Now Mandate Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

November 18, 2019

Via: Workforce

The #MeToo era has prompted an increasing number of states to mandate sexual harassment prevention training in the workplace. California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine and New York all have such laws in place. Here is a look at the laws […]