This week, we learn how to get people to collaborate better, engage employees with social learning and the arts, and calculate turnover cost. There’s bonus content you can use in diversity training as well.
Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve.
I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
How You Can Use Social Learning to Engage Your Learners
If you’re not sure whether social learning makes sense for you, check out this article from the eLearning Industry blog for the latest research. You’ll get a better sense for whether social learning is a fit for your company and, if so, how to use it. Read more.
How Much Does Employee Turnover Really Cost
You’ve probably read different estimates about the cost of turnover. But how can you determine it for your company. If your training program pays for itself by decreased turnover, this article will help you quantify that value. It includes formulas you can plug your own numbers into. Read more.
How to Get People to Collaborate When You Don’t Control Their Salary
As trainers, you spend most of your time coordinating and motivating people who don’t report to you. This article, from the Harvard Business Review, offers advice on how to get people working together when you don’t pull the purse strings. Read more.
Quick Diversity Training Exercise: Which Comment Leads to Legal Trouble
If you need to put some diversity training together, here is an exercise you can steal. It includes the answers and discussion. The article also links to a true/false quiz you can use. Read more.
What Can We Gain From Using the Arts in Training?
If you have been looking for ways to spice up your training, improve soft skills, or just give more expression to your creative side, check out this article. Bringing the arts into training adds new depth and captures employee attention. You’ll learn why the arts can be so powerful for your program. Read more.
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