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Tag: Employee Development


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, Engagement

Skills-Based Hiring Guidance Issued for Federal Jobs

May 25, 2022

Via: SHRM

​The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has issued guidance on adopting skills-based hiring practices to fill federal government jobs. Historically, the government has based a candidate’s hiring eligibility on formal education or candidates’ assessments of how their skills related […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Next Steps for HR Professionals, Hiring Managers

April 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

The SHRM report gives the following recommendations for better identifying job candidates who have the skills that organizations seek. Establish consensus among senior executives, hiring managers and HR professionals on how alternative credentials should be evaluated and used in hiring […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Ask HR: Tips for Negotiating Salary

April 8, 2022

Via: SHRM

SHRM President and Chief Executive Officer Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is answering HR questions as part of a series for USA Today. Do you have an HR or work-related question you’d like him to answer? Submit it here. I […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Volunteering for the Hard Projects Early in One’s Career

January 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Most organizations are structured as a pyramid, with a large number of entry-level workers at the bottom, fewer managers slightly up the chain, even fewer directors and vice presidents, and only one CEO. This means when a more senior position […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Ask HR: How Can We Celebrate the Holidays Safely?

December 10, 2021

Via: SHRM

SHRM President and Chief Executive Officer Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is answering HR questions as part of a series for USA Today. Do you have an HR or work-related question you’d like him to answer? Submit it here. Facing […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Learning from Every Project

August 18, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There is a tendency in the business world to treat each project’s outcome in a binary fashion—as either a success or a failure. This dichotomy rarely reflects the reality of project outcomes. It also makes it difficult to accurately evaluate […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Change Your Mindset From Employee To Entrepreneur

January 21, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

A large part of businesses that fail do so because the entrepreneur is not qualified enough to become a boss. Despite having the necessary knowledge, a good idea and even financial support, the company cannot be stabilized because its leader […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Global Assignments Boost Employee Development

July 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Despite COVID-19, there is still a push for global mobility, and companies are taking advantage of the trend by expanding their operations and markets internationally. As they do, opportunities emerge for employees to take on global assignments that many find […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How Companies Can Embed Purpose in Their Employees for Higher Retention

December 2, 2019

Via: Workforce

Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, but they’re increasingly unhappy at their jobs. According to the 2019 Deloitte Global Millennial Survey, 49 percent of millennials would quit their current jobs in the next two years if […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

October 28, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Getting productivity levels up is something all managers and HR team members have a vested interest in. Keeping the organization running at optimum levels is the best way to know when new hires are needed and also to be most […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Pros and Cons of Utilizing an LMS

September 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

A learning management system (LMS) is a technology used by employers to manage employee training and development. An LMS is multifunctional, serving as a training repository, a reporting outlet, and a self-service portal, as well as assisting in employee development. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

July 24, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Keeping employees engaged can help keep them satisfied and make them less likely to leave your organization. But although this is true for all employees, it might require different tactics for remote workers. Let’s look at some ways to keep […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Focus on Entry-Level Employee Development

February 22, 2019

Via: Workforce

Employee development is a buzzword that human resources professionals and business owners alike are accustomed to hearing. It’s also a powerful and critical success strategy. When executed properly, its benefits are fruitful. Employers will find that development fosters loyalty among […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Stop Managing Your Employees and Start Developing Them

February 14, 2019

Via: Blogging4Jobs

During the mid-1980’s, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) ran a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal with the headline: “Let’s get rid of Management.” At the time more and more employees were being classified as “knowledge workers,” a term coined […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What HR needs to know about the skills gap

March 29, 2018

Via: HR Dive

You’ve likely heard it whispered about in the halls of HR, if you haven’t experienced it first-hand already. But soon, experts say, the skills gap could come for everyone. While unemployment hovers around the optimistic (but still flexible) 4.1%, employers […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Paved with Good Intentions: How Employee Incentives Can Go Awry

February 28, 2018

Via: SHRM

The incentive may have seemed ordinary when Wells Fargo management first issued it. But it led to some extraordinarily negative consequences. Wells managers imposed what was sometimes called an “Eight is Great” target for their employees: sell eight accounts per […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Workforce Retention Strategies in a Zero Unemployment Economy

November 28, 2017

Via: Blogging4Jobs

U.S. job openings surged to record high levels this year as companies struggle to find people with the talents they need. Economists recently have reported that we have now reached zero unemployment, which is a level at which there are […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, News

Announcing the Workplace Masters Institute

October 27, 2017

Via: Blogging4Jobs

Workplace Masters Institute has just launched. It’s part of my larger mission on providing resources, community, and development for HR, recruiting and workplace leaders. Workplace Masters Institute is a national center for Leadership, Recruiting, and HR Training Based in Austin, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Employee retention

Employee Development Is What Drives Retention

September 28, 2017

Via: Blogging4Jobs

One of the most impactful managers I’ve ever had the pleasure of working alongside told me that I was going to be worth $25,000.00 more than when I started. A year in, that rang true and it has undoubtedly served […]