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Training and Development 10 February 2020
7 Abilities to Look for When Hiring Graduates
Diana Adjadj
Graduates make great candidates as they are generally well-educated and happy to learn. They are newly independent are looking to work hard and make money. University will have taught them a lot, so they’ll have some decent experience to bring to the table. There are, however things to look out for when hiring graduates.
Training and Development 15 January 2020
How to Engage Your Employees This Year
Britta Howlett
What is 2020 going to look like for your company? Perhaps it will be about innovative products, or perhaps this year you will focus on growth. There are many goals to be made at the beginning of a new year but I think it’s safe to say that everyone's goal is to succeed.
Training and Development 11 December 2019
How to Give Constructive Feedback to Employees
Guest Poster
Giving negative feedback can be difficult and many employers avoid it altogether. However, negative feedback can be an important tool that increases employee engagement and productivity. It is only effective when it is delivered in a constructive way.It is only effective when it is delivered in a constructive way. With leaders as mentors, employees learn to appreciate negative feedback because they know the intention is to help them improve.
Training and Development 27 November 2019
How to Be a Good Manager
Guest Poster
Being in control of a whole teams success is stressful and nerve-racking. It is like going bungee jumping off a cliff hoping the rope has your back. There really isn’t an easy go-to guide on how to be the best manager you can be considering all companies and employees are different.
Training and Development 13 November 2019
How to boost employee engagement
Serena Dorf
Disengaged employees are the biggest enemy of your business. Tools and strategies can only get your organization so far, but it is the employees who need to do their part of the work and help you to implement the planned activities.
Training and Development 18 September 2019
How to Help Employees Thrive and Be Successful
Craig Middleton
Behind every great working business, there is a support system of employees working hard to keep it going. There are many different methods that you can use to train your employees and if done properly you won’t have to worry about them straying away from your training.
Training and Development 04 September 2019
7 Ways to Create Employee Well-Being
Michael Deane
Only a happy and healthy employee is a productive employee. In order to keep your employees motivated and productive, it’s essential to create a culture of well-being and try to make sure that people who work for you are satisfied.
Training and Development 31 July 2019
Improve Employee Engagement by Following These Trends
Duncan Kingori
Whether you followed the career path your childhood memory was fascinated by, or you delved into something else, one important thing stands out: how engaged are you at work? (Same question can be asked reflectively if you have employees- how engaged are they?) Sadly, one in three U.S employees scoffs at the concept of employee engagement because it is so far from their reality. While some totally cannot connect with the company’s mission, and others feel like fishes out of water because they’d rather be elsewhere. Employees are less productive because they lack the motivation to be at work, leaving their minds unengaged!
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Training and Development 24 July 2019
Benefits of a Remote Internship Program
Dillon Chen
Remote internships differ from a typical internship in many ways. With the convenience of technology, you are now able to hire and manage interns without needing to have them come to the office every day.
Training and Development 03 July 2019
Strategies for Maintaining Engagement of Freelance Workers
Melissa Jordan
For specific parts of a company's operations, outsourcing work to outside employees may be a necessity. This is where the gig economy comes in! Instead of permanently hiring new employees, short-term contract workers or freelancers may be hired short-term to do a particular job.
Training and Development 10 June 2019
Why Successful People Work Less and Get More Done
Lidia Staron
There is certainly MORE with LESS, especially when it comes to productivity. It seems that clocking more hours at work does not always lead to getting more stuff done. In this article, you will find facts about work and productivity that successful people swear by.
Training and Development 30 May 2019
Offer Letter Template
Dillon Chen
Offer letters are formal documents extending a job offer to a candidate. It’s useful for clarifying all the terms and requirements that go along with the job offer as well as details about what the position entails.
Training and Development 06 May 2019
Making the Leap from a Full-Time Worker to a Full-Time Business Owner
Michael Deane
Working for somebody else has its benefits – you don’t have to think about making big and important decisions, running a business, ensuring that everybody gets paid, or dealing with complicated legal stuff. Though this kind of arrangement makes you feel safer, it can still hinder your personal and professional growth and prevent you from achieving your full potential.
Training and Development 01 May 2019
How to Be a Mentor to Your Employees: Five Steps for Company Leaders
Joan Elmore
Her name meant love. She had been in the industry for twenty years, and she always told us that she purposefully brought love to every aspect of her work. I was in a vocational school, and she was my teacher. I wasn’t sure yet about this field; I’d sort of picked it on a whim. I didn’t know yet if I’d like it or be any good at it. I couldn’t even imagine doing it; I just needed to show my parents that I wasn’t completely aimless.
Training and Development 24 April 2019
5 Essential Ways You Can Boost Employee Engagement Using Technology
Guest Poster
As a modern-day business, it’s absolutely essential to make sure you’re taking the time to see whether your employees are engaging with your business. A lack of engagement will indicate far less productive within the different areas, a higher rate of employee turnover, and usually an absence of job satisfaction.
Training and Development 03 April 2019
Best Approach to Nurture Skills in Employees
Stella Lincoln
Employees are the real asset for any company. To run a business successfully, you have to keep constantly elevating the skill level of the workers. How well a business is doing is directly proportional to the performance of the employees working in that organization. A mindset of milking the best out of the workforce won’t yield the best results. There is a method to it.
Training and Development 06 March 2019
Why You Should Spread Growth Mindset among Your Employees
Silvia Woolard
Carol Dweck, a Stanford Psychology Professor, wrote a book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success in which she discusses the concept of the fixed versus the growth mindset. Applying this concept is useful within a business context. Employees with a fixed mindset believe they have a pre-determined capacity that they cannot exceed. Others with a growth mindset firmly believe they can go beyond their current limitations.
Training and Development 30 January 2019
How to Improve Mentorship Program Success
Ankita Poddar
Name one HR intervention that has a high failure rate. Is ‘Mentorship’ the first word that came to mind? Anyone who has told you otherwise has you fooled. Ever since organizations were built, whenever anyone in HR attempted to run a successful ‘mentorship program’, Mentor turned in his grave. Yes, Mentor is a character straight out of Greek Mythology and the man after who the modern day mentor is shaped.
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Training and Development 23 October 2018
5 Steps to Help Stay-At-Home Moms Set Up a Successful Business
Eva Benoit
When you are a stay-at-home mom, it can be challenging to find a career option that gives you the freedom to take care of your children. Many stay-at-home moms have started turning to small home business opportunities to help earn extra income and help them feel like even more of a boss than they already are.
Training and Development 17 October 2018
How to Support Employee Growth? 4 Tips for HR Specialists
Joseph Mclean
In today’s economy, it is not only difficult for people to find a good job, but it’s also difficult for employers to hold on to their employees, which is pretty contradictory. You see, once you do manage to find the right person to fill a particular position inside your company, you are going have to win them over.
Training and Development 26 September 2018
How to Encourage Employee Development
Wendy Dailey
When I was first asked to write about encouraging employee development, I thought "cool, this should be easy." After all I'm a huge proponent of professional development. I have my HR certifications and regularly attend learning sessions, in person and online, to maintain those certifications.
Training and Development 26 July 2018
5 Surprising Reasons to Use Games in Leadership Training
Jessica Thiefels
Games make for the perfect supplemental training tool during leadership work. Games promote all the characteristics a great leader should have: communication, enthusiasm, accountability, and collaboration. Watching your leaders in training play can also provide insights into how they’ll manage setbacks and a work to boost morale. If you’re not sure about bringing games into your leadership training sessions, keep reading.
Training and Development 10 July 2018
Reasons to Utilize Online Learning in Your Workplace
Tiffany Rowe
It's incredibly beneficial for companies to provide training programs for employees to take part in in-house or to give them access to off-site learning. In this digital age, online learning is bigger and better than ever, and a wonderful tool for both businesses and their teams. Read on for some key reasons you should be utilizing online learning in the workplace today.
Training and Development 03 July 2018
How to Help Veterans Succeed in the Business World
Sarah Landrum
Life at home after heeding the call of duty takes a lot of getting used to. For many veterans, the switch includes finding suitable work — and businesses don’t always make it the easiest for them to join their ranks. But many qualities and skills come with military training that are transferable to any workplace. In other words, you shouldn’t overlook these servicemen and women.
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Training and Development 14 June 2018
How to Use Non-Training Development in Your Personal Growth
Halelly Azulay
The days of putting the responsibility of your development in your employer’s hands are over. We are moving into a world where many will partake of the new “gig economy”, where artificial intelligence will render some of our jobs historical relics, and where jobs will be more like “tours of duty” and short project-based partnerships. Therefore, all employees must become stewards of their own “start-ups” (i.e. careers) and cultivators of their “product” (i.e. their skillset and value-proposition to an employer) and personal brand.

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