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.
Providing Feedback on Quiz Questions – Yes or No?
If you like to give assessment tests after training, learners may ask for feedback on the questions they got wrong. Should you provide it? Learning expert Will Thalheimer, PhD, addresses the issue for one of his readers. Read more.
Exploring the Link Between Ongoing Learning and Performance
Ideally, we’d like our teams to continue improving and learning regularly, not just when we’ve scheduled a class. But how can you encourage continuous development? This short article has some great research about why you should and a couple of good nuggets for getting there. Read more.
5 Things Presenters Usually Get Wrong
If you ever have to stand in front of a group and present some training material, you might want to brush up your skills with these 5 “gotchas.” It’s easy to fall into one of these traps when you’re up there on your feet, but with a little practice you can present with polish. Read more.
Six Key Tips for Learning at Work
If formal training at work doesn’t fit in your budget or circumstances (or even if it does), you might want to help your team learn as they go with coaching or mentoring. Here are good tips for helping your folks improve through their own experience. Read more.
Do Incentives for Employees Really Equate to Increased Productivity?
Whether or not you have an incentives program in place, take a look at this useful article for ways to make it most effective. The sixth tip, “Keep it challenging but reachable,” can improve your employee engagement as well. Read more.
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