Category Archives: Employee Development


Leveraging 360 Degree Training To Align Performance Goals And Values

Posted on March 4, 2017
So, you've started to see the merits of 360 degree training, and your organization is now embarking upon a path of using this training method. You understand its benefits and are beginning to enjoy them in your company. However one of the benefits that’s not often considered is that 360 degree training can be instrumental in aligning the performance goals and values of your employees with those of your organization. How does 360 degree ...Read More
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How To Increase Employee Accountability In The Workplace

Posted on February 28, 2017
No matter what industry you're in, employee accountability is important. In fact, when polled, 91% of respondents stated that accountability is one of the most important things they’d like to see in their workplace. On the flip side, 82% of those respondents felt that they have no power to hold anyone accountable in the workplace. So what's going on here? Most people realize the need for improved employee accountability, yet none of them see it ...Read More
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How 360 Degree Training Can Improve Individual Development

Posted on February 13, 2017
When you think about it, 360 degree training makes sense. However, many people in leadership, HR and talent development, don’t know what 360 degree training is or they don't fully understand how to apply it. Let’s take a moment to examine 360 degree training: what it is and what it can do if executed properly... What is the root of 360 degree training? The foundation of 360 degree training is a particular ...Read More

How Successful Organizations Maximize Employee Strengths

Posted on January 18, 2017
Based upon decades of research on human behavior in organizations, Gallup recently concluded: Strength-based management works. Employees who are encouraged to develop and use their strengths are more engaged and loyal. They perform better, produce more, learn their roles quicker and more positively affect their organization's profits. Other outcomes of strength-based environments include more enthusiasm and commitment, greater effort and stronger work ethic. Additionally, workers who use their strengths every ...Read More

How To Identify High-Quality Management Training Systems

Posted on January 12, 2017
With the professional and personal growth of employees in your hands, you have a lot of responsibility - not just to your company but to the people within it. Of course the development of your employees is important, particularly with the influx of millennials into the workplace. In fact, one source states that 35% of millennials feel that quality employee training and development programs are one of the most desirable qualities in the ...Read More
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5 Workplace Ethics Training Activities For A Perfect Workplace

Posted on October 12, 2016
Do you have an ethics problem in your organization? Or maybe the ethics of your workers is acceptable but you want to improve them? Perhaps your organization only has a few areas that need to be targeted. The reasons that leaders of an organization would choose to implement ethics training are varied. The best reason is that good ethics is simply good business. The opposite is also true: Bad ethics is bad business. In fact, ...Read More
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Employee Development Management 101 & 102

Posted on October 5, 2016
Every organization should invest in the development of its employees. Whether it’s called employee development, professional growth or leadership development, it all boils down to the same issue: How do you develop and grow your employees to become better employees and strong leaders? Employee development management ranges from developing their leadership potential to training them to manage their time more wisely and productively. If you haven't dedicated enough time, energy and funds ...Read More
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10 Ways To Implement Workplace Ethics Training

Posted on September 13, 2016
You’ve decided to start an ethics training program, and now you’re trying to figure out ways to implement it. You must consider your employees’ available time as well as the costs to your organization. A 2013 study found that the cost of direct learning for companies with 500 employees or less was, on average, $1,888 per employee. This cost dropped to $838 with larger companies of more than 500 employees. This is a hefty sum and ...Read More
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How To Use Employee Strengths To Be More Successful

Posted on August 16, 2016
Whether you're working with five employees or 5,000, it's important to approach employee strengths with the goal of making the most of them. Take the time to analyze these strengths through the lens of what’s best for the company. Following are a list of employee strengths that make up the foundation of any organization’s success. (more…)
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6 Secrets For Effective Employee Coaching & Counseling

Posted on August 9, 2016
 Savvy supervisors know that effective coaching and counseling builds strong working relationships. It also encourages retention and helps employees grow in their careers. In fact, a 2006 Sun Microsystems 5-year study of over 1,000 employees found that those who mentored others were 6 times more likely to be promoted than those who didn’t, and their mentees were 5x more likely to be promoted than those who weren’t.  (more…)