Learning needs to happen continuously to help your employees adapt to changing business requirements. Support your learning strategy with technology programs and platforms that give your employees access to the training they need, when they need it, in a format that’s right for them. Discover how to find the technology that aligns with your development needs, learn how to effectively evaluate system vendors, and find out how to measure learning trends in your organization.
The phrase “Fake it til you make it” may have its uses, but let’s be real: perpetually pretending to be something or someone you’re not is exhausting. In fact, authenticity is increasingly cited as a critical element of success for business today. Consider a recent Harvard Business Review article, Creating the Best Workplace on Earth, which cites research from the London Business School indicating that employees that feel encouraged to express their authentic selves at work maintain a higher degree of commitment to the organization, greater individual performance and a stronger desire to collaborate.Read more
Some trends in HR are great. Trends toward data-driven decision making, technology-enabled hiring, and even flexible schedules are significant improvements to the industry.
Other trends are not so great. Before we dig into the newest trend, I want you to ask yourself a few questions:
- What are the key skills/competencies necessary for your company to grow in the next 5 years?
- What are the skills you most need to cultivate in your next gen leaders? What are you doing to foster those skills?
- What is your succession plan for the top 10 positions in your company? How are you preparing the next potential leaders in your organization for those roles?
And now here’s the most important question; who determines which skills receive training in your organization- managers or HR?
There’s a simple recipe for long-term career success, with three main ingredients: knowledge, experience, and reflection. On the surface, this sounds pretty simple. You’re constantly collecting new knowledge and experience throughout your career. Don’t be fooled. There’s a big difference between hoping you will gain the knowledge and skills you need and proactively pursuing the development opportunities that will ensure long term success. You need to take control of your future, and that means developing a strategy that will enable you to reach your career goals.Read more