Professional Development as Attraction/Retention Tool is Underappreciated

Employers want to keep their organizations running as leanly as possible. When times are tough, the extras have to be cut. In many cases, unfortunately, trimming – or gutting – the learning and development budget occurs. ​The staffing firm Robert Half set out several reasons why professional development should be appreciated more as a way … Continue reading “Professional Development as Attraction/Retention Tool is Underappreciated”

10 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly HR Errors

We all know that starting a business is risky. You are sailing on unknown waters, and any storm can destroy you. With these tips, the waters are less unknown. These tips will guide you in avoiding costly HR errors. It will help you save money, lessen the risks, and speed up the growth of your … Continue reading “10 Tips for Small Businesses to Avoid Costly HR Errors”

What Millennials Expect From their Employers

Millennials are joining the workforce in increasing numbers and will represent nearly 75 percent by 2025. Currently, 40 percent of companies employ 50 or more millennials; however 44 percent of millennials say they will leave their job within two years. This generation is considered the most diverse in U.S. history and has obtained more college … Continue reading “What Millennials Expect From their Employers”

3 Ways To Ensure Your Employees Will Be Stars

Think back to the day when you were fighting for any recognition that you could get when hoping and dreaming that one day, you would be in the position that you are in now. It’s very easy to feel stuck in a job when you aren’t being appreciated, and you don’t want any of your … Continue reading “3 Ways To Ensure Your Employees Will Be Stars”

8 Tips to Improve Teamwork at Your Company

Teamwork is a necessary function of all businesses. Teams bring together a variety of people with their own unique talents and flaws. How can you effectively bring together a diverse group of people with different work and life experiences to work towards a common goal? While there are many different tactics that a company can … Continue reading “8 Tips to Improve Teamwork at Your Company”

A Review on Lack of Engagement in the Workplace

In 2015, only 32 percent of employees were engaged at work meaning they were happy with their employment. Millennials were the least engaged at work and the most likely to be actively looking for employment elsewhere. American businesses spend between $450-$550 billion annually on actively disengaged employees. There are several causes for disengagement in the … Continue reading “A Review on Lack of Engagement in the Workplace”

4 Low-Cost Employee Education Options You Can Try

If you’re a manager or an owner of a small business looking for a training program to boost your team’s performance, chances are you’re having a hard time finding a solution that fits all the requirements in your checklist. Cost is one of the main considerations in choosing a training program, and finding a cost-effective … Continue reading “4 Low-Cost Employee Education Options You Can Try”

5 Skills You Need to be The Best Employee Focus Group Moderator

If you’re preparing to moderate an employee focus group, you have a big job ahead to ensure everyone participates and the research objectives are met. To facilitate an engaging and fruitful session, you’ll need to: Make participants feel comfortable speaking up Set the tone for the discussion Keep the conversation on track Listen carefully to … Continue reading “5 Skills You Need to be The Best Employee Focus Group Moderator”

How to Make Your Business Safer & More Sustainable

Safe and sustainable businesses are more ethical, more profitable and more likely to last. Too often in business, safety and sustainability are seen as afterthoughts. Rather than investing money in making their businesses safer or more sustainable, businesses try to cut corners by being wasteful or by pushing the limits of employee safety. Introducing a … Continue reading “How to Make Your Business Safer & More Sustainable”

A Guide to Choosing a Teaching Medium for Your Employees

Employee training is ac crucial aspect in human resource development. When you have a properly trained pool of staff, business operations flow smoothly, production costs are kept at manageable levels, people perform up to par, and the organization has better chances of achieving its target. Indeed, business prospects are very ideal as you reach this … Continue reading “A Guide to Choosing a Teaching Medium for Your Employees”