Seven Types of Support and Training Managers Need

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We have all heard about the importance of learning and development, aka training, yet not many employers do it. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers with fewer than 100 employees provided only 0.8 hours – that’s only 12 minutes – of manager training per six-month period. Organizations with 100-500 employees provided only 0.9 hours (6 minutes) […]

Giving Positive Feedback in the Workplace

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Positive Feedback In the Workplace It seems that a lot of what we talk about in HR and management involves rules and policies. We make sure policies are updated as laws change and discipline employees who can’t seem to follow the rules. When we are so caught up in such things, it can be hard […]

Why A-Teams Beat A Players

“There is no I in team” is probably one of the most used phrases in business, school sports, and group exercises the world over. The idea that the group as a unit being more important than any one individual is an old one and now has data to backup the anecdotal stories of teams working perfectly together […]

Marcus Buckingham’s 3 Important Shifts HR Needs to Make

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I ALWAYS enjoy listening to Marcus Buckingham (@mwbuckingham) – I always have key learnings and takeaways every time. Today’s big takeaways? Buckingham reveals the three most important shifts in HR. The most important shifts in HR 1. There will be a focus away from the organization and more towards the team leader. We need to […]

Updating Your Presentation Style

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It’s easy for new employee orientation to become dull and flat. After all, we’re presenting the same policies over and over again. Sometimes we get tired of hearing ourselves talk about meal breaks, harassment, safety, standards of conduct and overtime. Let’s take a look at how you can take the boring out of your new […]