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.
5 Ways to Tell If a Candidate is Lying in Their Job Application
How much does a potential employee’s resume or application factor into your hiring decision? If it’s a big part, you might want to double-check some of that information. Here are some strategies for getting to the truth behind most resumes. Read more.
Onboarding: How to Succeed With Your Remote Team
In today’s mobile and connected workforce, it’s not uncommon for companies to welcome remote employees. But how can you do effective onboarding with folks that aren’t present? Hear are some great tips for quickly making remote workers part of the team. Read more.
Unleash Your Employees’ Super Powers
What if your good employees could become outstanding contributors? It might be as easy as adjusting their daily tasks toward their strengths. Read more.
Understanding the Resistant Learner
We normally just say these folks have a “bad attitude,” but it’s really human nature to push back, especially if we’re uncertain about whether training is going to be good or bad for us in the end. Click here to read about the neuroscience. Click here for tips on how to handle resistant learners.
Bad Meetings are Killing Your Business. Here’s How to Stop Them
Meeting management may not strictly fall into the category of “training,” but I’ve attended (and conducted) so many bad meetings I think it’s something we can all learn to do better. This article provides a three-step process for putting your meetings back on track. Read more.
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