Tag: networking

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

It’s Party Time! Can Employers Deduct Costs for Internal Networking Events?

June 27, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In 2020, the employer-employee relationship was forever altered. The COVID-19 outbreak disrupted industries, halted travel, and changed the way employees work. Employers have been forced to adapt to a tight employment market and workers’ needs. Some companies have decided to […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Young people’s skills don’t match employer needs, finds survey

May 11, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

Research by PwC and The Times Education Commission found 89% of employers felt it was important for young people to be assessed on more than just academic skills. PwC chairman Kevin Ellis told The Times: “Basic numeracy and literacy should […]

Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Importance of a First Impression

March 4, 2021

Via: HR Hero

For many people, networking events and other professional-social hybrids feel like torture. Even those who wouldn’t consider themselves introverts sometimes cringe at the thought of being forced to go up to strangers and make small talk. Still, professional networks can […]