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.
By the Numbers, Workplace Communications [Infographic]
As L&D professionals and managers, we rely on strong communications with our teams. This quick infographic from Workforce.com shows you how people do and do not like to connect at work. Read more.
5 Habits of the Most Valuable and Productive Employees
Some people seem to just get things done, no matter what’s going on in your office. This article identifies 5 in-grained behaviors that help them do it. The good news is you can help other folks develop these habits as well. I especially like the 5th habit of reflection which is a great way to easily implement continuous small improvements. Read more.
Traditional Learning Methods: They’re Not for Young People
Most companies focus training efforts on their newest employees, which usually consist of younger workers. But the training classes you’ve run for ages may not get through to these folks. This article offers several more effective strategies for training the next generation. Read more.
What Your Innovation Process Should Look Like
When you’ve invested in employee skills development and created collaborative teams, you can look forward to a workforce that generates new ideas and better processes. But you’ll get the best results if you wrap creative innovation in a process. This article from the Harvard Business Review explains what that process should be. Read more.
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