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 to Give an Employee Feedback About Their Appearance
Addressing an employee’s appearance can put you in a tricky position. But this detailed and practical article from the Harvard Business Review will help you act fairly and safely for the benefit of your staff and your business. Read more.
Employee Engagement Surveys: 4 Planning and Execution Must-Haves
If you’re planning to use a survey to assess employee engagement, you probably know how tricky it can be. A survey’s success and usefulness depends on its design, delivery, and objectives. This article, written by research experts, provides some important advice and links to some resources to help you make the most of your survey efforts. Read more.
3-2-1, Switch: How to Roll Out New HR Tech Without Disruption
New technology rollouts can make everyone’s life miserable. But this article can guide you through a much smoother transition than usual. I especially like the suggestion that any new tech you deploy should make people’s lives better, not just add some fancy but useless bells and whistles to your team’s desktops. Read more.
How to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning Format
Adding a mobile component to your training program doesn’t mean you have to start from scratch. You can adapt existing content, and it’s not that difficult. This article offers suggestions for translating static courses into a quality mobile offering. Read more.
How to Get Employees to Care About Their Professional Development
Although you may spend most of your day helping people get better at their jobs, your team and colleagues may not pursue their own development with similar enthusiasm. However, with a small shift in your leadership and programs, you can encourage people to participate more in their professional growth. Read more.
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