Employee Development Execution

Training Management Software

How can you save yourself time, energy and even headaches when managing your training initiatives? A good talent management software can do all three but it's important to know what to look for and how to select the right system for your organization.

Rotational Program

We know that retention is key and that it is increased when employees are given opportunities to stretch, learn new skills, and take on new responsibilities. People are always looking for opportunities to learn about their passions and develop their strengths in the workplace—and are happier employees for it. How does your company create those opportunities? One way is to offer a rotational program. Read on to learn how.

Adult Learning Principles

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median age for U.S. employees is 42. An employer skilled at adult learning principles can adapt their workforce to the constantly changing industry demands while attracting new talent.

Networking

Are you a networker? Everyone in the business world has been told networking is important. But many people have no idea when or how they should be doing it, and some think it is pointless (or even borderline unethical.) Let’s talk about some of the keys to effective networking and why you (and your employees) should prioritize it in your career. We’ll also outline the potential value to your company of enabling and empowering employees to network.

Employee Empowerment

Employee empowerment can make all the difference for your company in shaping its culture and behavior. People want to be part of the bigger picture. This article shares a few methods on how to help your employees feel empowered to do their job.

Group Training

Every company needs to train their employees, and no one wants to waste time and money delivering education ineffectively. This article is a guide to group training in the workplace when it is appropriate, and the best way to go about it.

Career Coach

How do you make your company stand out to the best candidates? One out-of-the-box benefit option that has significant potential is career coaching. Candidates are interested in companies using innovative methods to develop their employees. In this article, we will discuss the advantages of adding career coaching as an employee benefit and some of the services career coaches can provide.

Training Needs Analysis/Assessment

Training is often one of the biggest investments in the HR department. If the needs analysis is not done well, your credibility will be called into question by both the business leaders and the employees after the training is delivered.

Individual Development Plan

You want to take your organization to the next level and ensure that all employees are engaged in their work. How can you accomplish this goal? This article will introduce you to the individual development plan (IDP) which can create greater focus and commitment and reveal new opportunities in your company.

Mentoring

As an HR professional, are you looking for something to increase employee productivity, boost profits or even increase employee retention? If so, implementing an employee mentoring program could be the solution that you are looking for.

Job Shadowing

Have you ever wanted to give your potential employees the opportunity to actually see and experience the job they will be doing before they start? How about providing educational opportunities to students? Job shadowing is a great way to accomplish both. Read on to discover the ins and outs of creating and maintaining a job shadowing program.

Skills Inventory

Does your company have the skills to achieve its goals? Are there skill gaps that your recruiting strategy needs to address? These are big questions, but there is a tool that can help you answer them and many others: the skills inventory. Read on to learn more.

Lunch and Learns

A lunch break is considered ‘sacred time' for many employees. It begs the question if a company should hold lunch and learns in the first place. Keep reading to learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of lunch and learns, and how to set up a lunch and learn to ensure a fun, relaxing atmosphere.

Cross Training

You've heard about cross-training, but should you implement or recommend it, and why or why not? Cross-training increases employee flexibility and allows you to adapt to unexpected changes. Read on to learn about benefits, drawbacks, and how to get started cross-training employees.

Virtual Team Building

Team Building. For some, these words inspire excitement. For others, an eye roll and a sense of dread. This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of leading a successful team building experience for your remote staff and detail 12 virtual activities they’ll love.

Succession Planning

You’re amazed by your current leadership team and the results they are able to obtain month after month. At times you wonder what would happen to your company if they decided to take another offer or retire. Is there something you should be doing to prepare for this? This article will cover what a succession plan is, how to start a succession plan, and examples of a company's succession plan.

Employee Leadership Development

Why should you worry about employee leadership development? Because it will affect your financial bottom line, keep your top employees, and affect your business performance, all for the better. This article will explain what leadership development is, what the benefits are, and what you can do to help your employees become leaders.

Employee Development

Employee development was important before, but after the upheaval of a global pandemic, it’s critical for talent retention.

The demand for HR-specific technology has increased dramatically as a result of the increased competition to recruit or train employees. In addition, we’re in the midst of historic age demographic events. Worker ages ranging from eighteen to ninety-something challenge companies to provide appropriate training for all levels of employee learning.

Employee development has gone from a great idea to a critical business imperative. Technology recruiting company Built In reports that 74% of employees cite a lack of professional development for failure to reach their full potential.
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