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The Growing Role of HR in Cybersecurity

December 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Cybercrime is an increasing concern in our digitally-reliant world. For businesses, any breach can cause significant disruption to productivity and safety. Indeed, one recent report found that each cyberattack costs businesses $200,000 on average. While bigger corporations may be able […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Importance of Corporate Training and Development in a Dynamic Global Economy

November 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Some organizations believe there are at least two possible approaches to ensuring staff have the right skills: A company can either hire people with the skills the organization needs or train current employees on those skills. Many companies, buying into […]


Software

Cybersecurity Awareness Training in the Workplace

November 28, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In this digital age, more people are seeing the advantages of conducting business online. With this mass entry into the digital space, there come a number of risks. This is why it is crucial to consider cybersecurity training in every […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Tightening Training Belts Without Sacrificing Quality

November 1, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Two macroeconomic factors have the potential to combine and wreak havoc on training: a tight labor market and rapidly rising interest rates. The former has been making it difficult for employers to recruit and retain qualified talent, while the latter […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Helping Employees Discover Their Purpose Helps HR Leaders

October 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Though the Great Resignation is in full swing, hiring rates are greater than quit rates since November of 2020 as workers seek greater well-being in their careers. As such, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce suggested the workforce is experiencing 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

Upskilling the Workforce: Duke Energy Makes Major Training Investment in Florida

August 3, 2022

Via: HR Hero

A recent six-figure training investment by the Florida-based subsidiary of electric utilities provider Duke Energy, the Duke Energy Foundation and Duke Energy Florida, highlights the growing importance and recognized need of talent development among major employers. Employers today are likely […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Ways Business Leaders Can Unify Teams During Trying Times

April 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

With world conflicts, pandemic concerns, political issues, societal differences, and economic factors weighing heavily on people’s minds, it can feel overwhelming and affect mental and emotional well-being. Juggling professional and personal responsibilities on top of it all can take a […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Therapeutic Effect of Small Tasks

April 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Many readers are probably guilty of using one chore as an excuse to avoid another—cleaning the kitchen instead of doing one’s taxes; organizing one’s office instead of getting started on tedious reports; or online shopping for “necessities” instead of updating […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Art of Reporting Up

March 4, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employees often bemoan the symptoms of poor communication with their superiors. This might include feeling like they aren’t getting the recognition for their good deeds or are getting blamed for things beyond their control. Or it might include feeling like […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Multi-Skilling During the Great Resignation

February 17, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The challenges of the Great Resignation are certainly not lost on employers, few of which expect any kind of turnaround in the near future. According to a new survey by Willis Towers Watson (WTW), 83% of employers expect to have […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Training on Basic IT Skills

February 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Anyone who’s worked in an office has likely been hindered by frustrating technical challenges. Connectivity issues, forgotten passwords, or frozen computers always seem to pop up frequently when work is particularly abundant or when deadlines are fast approaching. Even on […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How Employees Can Integrate Mindfulness at Work and Its impact to Chronic Pain

January 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Since the pandemic first began, anxiety and stress levels have skyrocketed across the nation. It’s been a struggle for many people who have had to deal with job losses, social dislocation, and the deaths of loved ones. Worse yet, it’s […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Tips for Training Employees Against Cyberattacks

November 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 outbreak has affected almost every area of our pre-pandemic “normal” lives including more telework, a surging demand for toilet paper, and a shrinking workforce, just to name a few. Almost no industry has been spared when it comes […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Hard Work Alone Isn’t Always Enough to Get Ahead

October 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

From a young age, we’re taught that one of the best ways, if not the best way, to get ahead is simply to work hard. Hard work pays off. Much effort yields much prosperity. And to a certain point, this […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Tips to Limit Risk of Employee Harassment by Customers

October 14, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Most employers are equipped to respond to employee allegations of harassment by coworkers or managers. There are added levels of difficulty, however, when they complain about harassment by a customer, contractor, or other visitor to the business. A federal court […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Emotional Benefits of a To-Do List

July 23, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Employees often feel overwhelmed when faced with a multitude of tasks. It can feel as though there isn’t enough time or opportunity to focus on one thing at a time when check-ins and competing deadlines are coming in from all […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Using an ‘Ultimatum’ to Prevent E-Mail Inaction

June 14, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There are many benefits to e-mail communication over real-time, spoken communication. For one, because the conversation is in writing, there’s a record of what was said, which can be useful both for recollection and to settle any disputes about what […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research, Software

Could VR Help You Bring Employee Training into the Modern Age?

February 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

With COVID-19 upending nearly every aspect of the way we work, many companies spent the greater part of last year trying to find the best way to stay productive while ensuring employees’ and customers’ safety. For many, this meant taking […]


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 […]