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.
Make Habits, Not Rules
Training is about changing behaviors so we work smarter, faster, and safer. But we often try to effect change through rules. We teach our team the rules and expect them to follow – with mixed results. This article by Jurgen Appelo, a management and leadership expert, suggests focusing more on habits than rules to see real change. Read more.
Learning Fails: 5 Times Training at Work Didn’t Work
Whether you have a large training program or a small one, you can learn from others’ experience. Here are 5 training “gotchas” that got someone else. Read on so they don’t get you.
6 Ways to Make Enviable Employee Training Videos
It’s relatively easy and inexpensive to make quality videos these days. You can do it yourself or hire help without sinking the budget. Here are a few tips for making sure your efforts make an impression on employees. Read more.
How to Provide Training for Remote Workers
Many businesses today are finding great talent outside their local area. Technology makes it pretty easy to bring a remote employee on board. And that same technology can help you train and develop your far-flung team. Here’s a quick read with key advice for training across the miles. Read more.
The Best Ways to Reward Employees
While reward and recognition aren’t strictly related to training, they play a big role in keeping people motivated to learn and grow. This article describes best practices for a reward system that employees will appreciate. Read more.
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