Training & Development Articles

For HR departments, training employees to fit within government regulations is crucial. New advancements in communications are making it possible to train remote workers and spread compliance messages to hundreds of employees at once.


Conflict is a part of any office space, whether your employees are distributed in different locations or all working under the same roof. Since conflict is inevitable between humans trying to work together with high stakes, conflict resolution has to not only pacify the problem, it also has to lay the groundwork for better employee communication and engagement in the future.

Motion graphics are a cost-effective avenue when incorporating video in your employee communications and training efforts. Perhaps the greatest challenge motion graphic videos present to development teams is choice.

As previously reported, both New York State and New York City recently enacted laws requiring employers to step up their efforts to stop sexual harassment in the workplace. These laws differ, but both require prompt action by employers.

Corporate culture has always been affected negatively and positively by how empowered the voice of the employee is in any organization. Recently, in the wake of the #metoo movement, we’ve seen harrowing examples of management gone wrong, and power running amok.

You can write a lively, fluid story. Your copy’s never sloppy. So what? Here’s how to become irreplaceable in your workplace.

G&A Partners HR Advisor and Client Advocate Michelle Beck-Howard recently shared her tips on developing a succession plan strategy in an article for Upsize Magazine.

Making HR analytics a leadership priority is not just about encouraging HR to present the latest analytics innovations, but rather a true partnership to drive pivotal decisions.

Do diminishing sales and customer satisfaction scores trace back to your online corporate training program? In this blog post, we’ll highlight seven training gaps that are holding your business back, as well as tips on how to bridge them with e-learning and through the learning management system (LMS).

Do You Know Your Accrued PTO Liability?

In the last decade, companies of all sizes have transitioned to PTO banks, which combine vacation days, personal days, and even holidays into one lump of time that employees can use for any reason.

Ethics Training in the #MeToo Era

The #MeToo movement underscores how ethics and compliance traning is evolving.

Numbers seem to be at the top of everyone’s priorities right now. And when I say numbers, I mean metrics, big data, and analytics. But before we go any further, it’s important to understand that these terms are different. I know they are sometimes used interchangeably. I’m guilty of it myself. Here are the definitions:

The Privacy Awareness Academy, an emerging leader in web-based cyber-awareness and privacy compliance training, today announced their partnership with LightspeedVT, a leader in interactive virtual training systems for organizations of any size.

It pains me to see so many organizations nowadays create an org chart but then tuck it away in the dark recesses of an intranet that no one accesses or in the back of a filing cabinet, bringing it out only a few times a year during reorgs or hiring planning. I always think, “What’s the point?” Why bother having an org chart in the first place if you’re only going to use it a couple times a year?

News headlines about Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ:SMED) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources

For some high school and college students, summer is the time to get away from the regimens of classes, lectures and “school” life. For others, the 8-12 week period is the doorway to firsthand experiences of employee communication in real-world employment. Although some organizations offer internship programs year-round, summer is the peak season for intern endeavors.

Growing up, both my father and mother worked. What may have been the exception when I was a kid has become the norm, where most young families are dual-income. Now 35 and married with a five-year-old son and a wife who also works full-time, mine is just such a family.

The summer holidays are nearly upon us. This is the time for vacations, outdoor bar-be-ques, traveling, sun, and fun. Today, corporate culture is forgiving of summer vacations, usually around July 4th and mid-August. The time is now to gear your employees up between their vacation times.

HR: Here’s How to Prep for the Future of Work

HR practitioners everywhere are trying to imagine what the next generation of the workforce will look like. With the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), automation and robotics keeping up with the future of work; can seem like a daunting task.

A Brief History of Diversity Training

An abridged guide to 50-plus years of diversity initiatives and how far (or not) we’ve come.

Every article you’ve ever read about bosses starts with this quote:

“Employees don’t quit jobs. They quit bosses.”

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