The term “agile” in training and people development in the last few years is not necessarily connected to the project management methodology. Instead, it speaks to a growing need for organizations to be more adaptable, flexible and collaborative.
The needs of today’s learners are changing in challenging ways. On one hand, their thirst for anywhere/anytime digital learning is increasing. On the other hand, they crave human connection and collaboration in the learning process.
Emails can be overlooked, and updates can become lost in the shuffle of other conversation during meetings. There are several ways to share information that do not take a lot of time (or money) and that help employees feel valued and “in the know.”
"Change" and "change fatigue" are contributing to a spectrum of workplace issues -- from extreme stress and burnout, to rising behavioral health issues, and cultural and performance challenges.
To maximize efficiencies and optimize upskilling programs, it’s critical that human resources (HR) and learning and development (L&D) collaborate well. To that aim, here are five strategies leaders can use to collaborate effectively.
Workplace cultures often feature certain contradictory personality types. Sometimes, these difference are based on hierarchy or rooted in gender. Regardless, feeling uncomfortable speaking up at work can impact your performance and sense of well-being.
The responsibility of managing people doesn't lie solely on the shoulders of the HR team, and HR wouldn’t expect managers to work alone in these areas. While we understand this idea in theory, we aren’t doing a good job of practicing it in reality.
Workers across all industries use plain-text email as their main source of workplace communication. Email will continue to be the lifeblood of how we share information at work, but can we improve text-heavy modes of communication and our productivity?
Learning and knowledge distribution is no longer learning and development’s (L&D’s) sole responsibility and, whether you accept it or not, your employees are finding solutions elsewhere.
Every business-to-business (B2B) sales organization of any size has some version of a strategic deal review or full account review. More often than not, the review is painful for three primary reasons.