Learning and development programs can be powerful catalysts for engagement and performance in your organization. But if your programs are ineffective or misaligned to employee needs, you can’t expect to reap any of those benefits.
Every recruiter wants to hire engaged, super-talented employees (even if it’s only to get their hiring managers to leave them alone). The problem is there aren’t enough geniuses to go around. This has always been a problem in talent acquisition, and it’s about to get worse.
Discover six tips that make technology a handy tool in the overall employee experience.
Explore how mothers are probably the first (and some will argue the best) examples of leadership that we experience in our lives.
Working with leaders and teams for over twenty years, I have often been asked to address and develop a leader’s or group’s influence skills. In this context, we frame influence as the behaviors one engages to impact the choices and actions of others. This always includes a discussion about the connection between power and influence—something which is often misunderstood.
Explore three concepts that can tune up your leadership development and produce better results in this Paradigm Learning blog.
Get started with ideas on how to do more with sensitization and training to develop healthy gender diversity which leads to increased creativity, innovation, and growth.
Illusion of inclusion is a very common leadership trap. It occurs when a leader loves the idea of including others in the decision-making process, yet doesn’t really want to take the time or make the effort to ensure that happens. The result is that people are not really listened to. And they know it.
Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are increasingly choosing to engage contingent labor. This segment of the workforce is expected to reach 40% (or more) of the total US workforce within the next decade, and is being driven by monumental supply and demand forces in the talent marketplace. As this segment of the total workforce grows, and technology continues to remove friction from finding and engaging them, corporate Human Resources professionals have a vital role to play.
Only after our ability to breathe, access food, water, safety and security, is our need to be loved and to belong. Feeling that we belong is necessary before we can achieve a sense of self-esteem, confidence, and respect of and by others.
A large organization’s formal structures and processes are only part of the story when it comes to making a difference and achieving success. Projects can begin under the radar screen, but then eventually transform the organization.
Learning is essential to your people’s continued growth, performance, and engagement. However, if they don’t retain what they’ve learned, they can’t apply it, and if they can’t apply what they’ve learned, what was the point in learning it to begin with?
Millennials actually WANT feedback. Based on research and interviews with Millennials, they want more from their managers – more than “constructive” feedback that is anything but “constructive”.
Historically, increasing the representation of women in leadership roles has been approached as a fairness issue rather than a business issue. But recent research suggests that increasing your organization’s female leadership can be a highly profitable decision as well.
Organizations with strong learning and talent management processes drive business results, according to findings gathered from SumTotal, a Skillsoft Company’s research, which gathered findings from the combined Skillsoft and SumTotal companies’ 6,700 customers and 45 million employees. They generate more revenue, greater employee engagement, reduced staff turnover, higher customer retention…the list goes on. Maturing your learning and talent strategy is a business imperative.
The relationships we form with our employers are characterized by deep and intimate ties. As with many relationships, all are not forever. For a variety of reasons, there comes a time to sever ties and to go our separate ways.
Human Resource professionals continue to seek the Holy Grail that is employee engagement and company culture. Both are challenging to define and measure. Because human beings are involved, the target is constantly moving. Employee recognition contributes to increased engagement.
Growth of your organization becomes more challenging when its leaders lack a transparent employment brand and a positive candidate experience.
HR and L&D professionals move beyond supporting the business strategy to driving the business strategy, and foster an agile, innovative culture and leaders.
In the world of business, design thinking is an essential tool for simplifying the way organizations operate. Design thinking helps organizations manage change, handle complexity and strategize while putting people first. It means rapid prototyping – failing quickly, but making adjustments necessary to provide perfect solutions.