Month: September 2020

Why It’s More Important Than Ever for Trainers to Be Aware of Employee Mental Health

On a day-to-day basis, American workers are experiencing lower optimism and work productivity, with higher incidents of anxiety, depression, and isolation, according to results of the Morneau Shepell Mental Health Index. Article Author:  Paula Allen, Senior Vice President, Research, Analytics and Innovation, Morneau Shepell More than six months into the COVID-19 pandemic and most people …

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: University of New Mexico Hospitals’ Up & Comers Succession Program

This program prepares staff-level employees to confidently make the transition to leadership or determine leadership is not for them. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld The University of New Mexico Hospitals’ (UNMH) Up & Comers Succession Program aims provide a continuous succession planning program for staff-level employees, along with the opportunity to understand and experience …

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Best Ways to Train Millennials

Millennials are an important part of the business world, representing 56 percent of the workforce, according to research by Pew. Here are 8 do’s and don’ts to keep in mind when training them to be valuable company assets. Article Author:  Duncan Kelly Each generation of young adults often is seen as worse than the last. …

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How Can Lifelong Learning Help Transform Training?

Companies need to view training as a fundamental business asset to keep employees engaged and their skills competitive, adaptable, and sharp as jobs become more specialized. Article Author:  Dr. Michael Casale, Chief Science Officer, Strivr Jobs of the emerging economy will continue to grow in complexity and specialization, requiring highly specialized skills to perform. However, …

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Building Trust with Remote Teams

Creating trust and rapport online requires a different amount of effort and cannot replace face-to-face interaction. While sharing information is easy, building trust among team members is tougher. Article Author:  Anurag Singh, Inbound Marketing Manager, zipBoard.co COVID-19 has completely changed the way companies operate. Remote teams have existed for a while now, but the current …

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Grace the Stage in Public Speaking

Adapted excerpt from “Secrets of Successful Public Speaking: How to Become a Great Speaker” by M.S. Rao, Ph.D. Article Author:  Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D., Founder of MSR Leadership Consultants “There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.” …

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Avoiding the “Parent Trap”

Author:  By Margery Weinstein As the daughter of a working mother, who raised children while working full-time in an executive role in the 1980s and early 1990s, I watched a strong woman successfully juggling work and home life. Fortunately, companies today have come a long way from where they were 30 years ago in offering …

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