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.
Employee Coaching Works When It’s Part of a Company Culture
For small businesses without a huge training budget, coaching can fill the gap to help employees perform better. However, many companies have a hard time getting a coaching program off the ground. It takes more than just matching up coaches and coachees. Here’s some great advice for helping the entire organization embracing coaching as a process. Read more.
What is Fundamental to a Microlearning Strategy?
If you’ve been considering adding microlearning to your program, take a look at this article. It has suggestions for the best ways to use it and some presentation options, such as in games or infographics, that might surprise you. Read more.
Why Most of Us Get Stuck
Feeling trapped in your career? You may not be able to make a big change, but this article discusses 5 strategies for shaking things up and re-discovering your inspiration. Read more.
Designing Learning at the Speed of Business
We all know that learning needs to move out of the classroom and into the field, but it’s not always easy to figure out how to do it. Here’s a 3-minute video describing how The World Bank Group has managed it. Watch the video.
Supervisor Support Critical to Employee Well-Being and Workforce Readiness
This article summarizes the results of the American Psychological Association’s “2017 Job Skills Training and Career Development Survey.” It’s not a huge surprise that people are happier at work with supportive managers, but the survey indicates that overall performance and engagement benefits as well from encouragement and backing. Read more.
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