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Training and employee development

Training and employee development

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As a manager, my No. 1 job is to hire the best people and develop them. It’s really about the team and the people you build around you.”
— Stacy Brown-Philpot, TaskRabbit CEO


Successful Ways to Encourage Employee Development and Strengthen Your Team, Forbes, March 2018
“While employees expect to self-learn on the job, they may feel lost about what to pursue.”

How to Design a Successful Employee Development Strategy For Sales Teams, HR Technologist, March 2018
“One of the best ways to kick-start the process of designing a workforce development strategy is by carrying out skills assessments on your existing team”

A new study shows how managers can double employee satisfaction and trust, Quartz at Work, October 2017
“Employees who reported feeling supported by their supervisors were more than twice as likely to also report being satisfied with their jobs, valued by their employer, and willing to recommend their company as a good place to work.”

Setting up employee training and development, Training Zone, October 2017
“Appraisers themselves will also need training in creating a list of achievable, training targets for each employee, ones that can be realistically completed within agreed time limits.”

Closing the Strategy-Execution Gap Means Focusing on What Employees Think, Not What They Do, Harvard Business Review, October 2017
“We then asked what, in their experience, were the biggest barriers to long-term execution — and 76% cited employee interaction. In other words, people failing to work together to make change happen.”

4 Steps to Make Employee Development Stick, Entrepreneur, February 2017
“Development plans should link back to the employee and organizational goals, be documented annually, and reviewed quarterly during 1-1 meetings.”

Teams: Rewards and recognition, Talent Gear, February 2017
Let’s move beyond individual performance appraisals and find ways to rewarding a highly productive team and ways to motivate a struggling one.

5 Reasons Why You Need To Invest In Employee Training, eLearningIndustry, October 2015
“The short answer is because training and developing your employees could be critical to the future success of your organization.”

Tips for Incorporating Employee Development into the Work Culture, HR Daily Advisor, September 2015
“Let’s take a look at some ways employers can incorporate employee development into the company culture:”

8 ways to welcome conflict on your team, Talent Gear, June 2014
How can you encourage your team to welcome conflict and not shy away from it? How can Identifying shared objectives, using group facilitation skills, confronting passive-aggressive behavior, avoiding ignorance of conflict, etc. improve your team?”

Want a Team to be Creative? Make it Diverse, Harvard Business Review, May 2012
” Innovation teams tasked with creating new products or technologies or iterating existing ones need tension to produce breakthroughs, and tension comes from diverse points of view. This is the opposite of groupthink, the creativity-killing phenomenon of too much agreement and too similar perspectives that often paralyzes otherwise great teams.”

Top Ten Reasons Why Large Companies Fail To Keep Their Best Talent, Forbes, December 2011
“Whether it’s a high-profile tech company like Yahoo!, or a more established conglomerate like GE or Home Depot, large companies have a hard time keeping their best and brightest in house.”

Understanding the Executive Development Challenge, Chief Learning Officer, November 2011
“No matter how good managers are in their area of technical expertise, they need new skills and knowledge as they transition from a technical management role to senior leader.”

How You Can Limit Employee Turnover, Roberta Matuson’s Blog, June 2011
“Of those surveyed, 64% of high-potential employees say they are unhappy with their development activities.”

Tips for Making an Employee’s First 90 Days Successful, Inc., January 2011
“Making a new hire feel comfortable and a part of the team from day one is imperative to helping the employee become a successful and productive member of your business.”

Why Don’t Most Companies Manage Performance Well? Canadian Management Centre, November 2010
“Companies should not expect employees to be engaged and satisfied with the performance appraisal process when the people conducting the reviews are, well, just not performing.”


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