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.
“If the rate of change on the outside exceeds the rate of change on the inside, the end is near”. These famous words by Jack Welch should be plastered on the walls of communications departments across the country because the rate of change on the inside (internal communications) is happening at a much slower pace.
After the now-famous meeting of the 17 people who would build the Agile Manifesto in 2001, their revolutionary ideas have infiltrated not just the world of software development, but also all facets of business organization, Human Resources, and corporate culture. How has culture and management improved since the advent of Agile, and how can you use the Agile Manifesto to improve your workplace culture?
Millennials are flooding the workplace and now make up a majority of the entire workforce. And over 60% of them want and expect mentors or are already benefiting from having one. So, you’ll want to consider implementing a viable mentorship program to attract and retain top talent in the years to come.
At last month’s Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) 2018 conference, Ian Goldin, professor of globalisation and development at the University of Oxford, touched on how artificial intelligence (AI) and automation are changing the workforce of the future. To find out more about how employers can prepare their workforce for this change, Human Resources spoke to professor Goldin on the sidelines of APAIE 2018. See what he has to say.
New York City may soon mandate sexual harassment training for many public and private workers under a package of legislation the City Council passed Wednesday.
The term “office environment” can often be an alternative way of saying frustration and angst, and that is exactly what you don't want it to be. In fact, there is probably a mathematical formula somewhere that shows success going down as these go up. And vice versa.
Being able to tell misconduct apart from poor performance isn’t necessarily rocket science. But the differences often confuse managers, and that can cause missteps when they’re addressed.
When you’re in a toxic office situation, it’s easy to blame the boss. Managers have gotten away with uncivil work environments in the name of ‘getting things done’ for decades, but with the rising tensions in the workforce and the winds of change blowing, incivility can cost organizations much more than hurt feelings. In many cases, the costs of incivility spreading throughout a corporate culture outweigh the benefits of ‘getting things done.’
To talk about how hyper-personalization of technology and management can help your company’s employee engagement, I think it’s important to define employee engagement.
A CEO is only as good as his or her employees, so bringing new ones into the fold is a crucial task for companies, as freshly hired staff begin assimilating with their new organization and operations.
There are a number of new technologies such as AI software, instant messaging, webinars and Cloud PBX solutions that are significantly contributing towards breaking down the historical barriers to inclusivity that still exist in global enterprise today.
State and local laws are HR’s biggest compliance concern right now, according to our recent reader poll. While the federal government works to reduce regulations on businesses, states and cities (and even counties) are increasingly enacting employee-friendly laws — with no signs of stopping.
Amid declining reimbursements, readmission penalties and a steady stream of “experimental” shared-savings payment arrangements, America’s hospitals must improve patient outcomes, and do it more cost effectively, or fall under the control of an acquirer that can.
Employee mentoring in the workplace is a good thing. It has been around for years, and employee mentoring will continue to be a big part of the future for many businesses. According to Mentorpitch.com, three out of four Fortune 500 companies have mentoring programs in place. Many small and midsize companies are catching on to the concept, too.
It’s looking like 2018 will be the year of HR leadership
Fear not, recruiters and HR personnel! Robots, algorithms, and digital programs won’t be taking your job just yet. While employee onboarding videos and automated onboarding software is rapidly making an impact in the recruiting process, a balance must remain between automated solutions and a human touch.
At every company around the world, new employees are brought into the fold as the organization grows, changes and evolves. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017 closed out with 6 million job openings and 5.6 million hires. That’s great, but what’s not so good are the results of inadequate corporate communications systems.