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 Help an Employee Who Rubs People the Wrong Way
If you have a team member who tends to alienate others, they can lower morale and productivity on your team. But chances are, they don’t realize how their actions impact others. As a manager and leader, you can help them work better with your group. This article offers specific advice for addressing the problem. Read more.
Why Learning Transfer is More Important Than Evaluation
If you take time to ask people if they liked your training program at the end of it, you might want to reconsider. This article points out that the highest performing companies evaluate training by how well the new behaviors and skills transfer successfully to the workplace. It provides some advice for how you can start accounting for transfer in your organization, too. Read more.
Soft Leadership Training for Improved Negotiation Skills
The author of this article claims that leaders need to have strong negotiation skills to resolve conflicts in their teams. He goes on to offer several key negotiation strategies you and managers at your team can learn and apply. Read more.
Examples of an Employee Development Plan
This article outlines three types of employee development plan with examples of how you’d use them. If you haven’t created development plans for employees or if you’re looking to provide more relevant plans based on employees’ goals, take a look. Read more.
How to Get Employees to Love Training
Maybe training day isn’t as popular as the company picnic, but you have lots of options for getting your team more interested in learning new skills. There are even some suggestions for making mandatory training more palatable. Read more.
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