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5 Key Strategies for Developing New Managers

on Jul 26, 2019 10:02:00 AM By | Jessica Miller-Merrell | 0 Comments | Training Employees managers
One of the most important services HR leaders provide is training for new managers. This type of training varies tremendously, depending on the new manager’s previous management experience or, in the case of an internal promotion, the knowledge he or she already has of company rules, regulations, and processes. It can be difficult to develop individual management training based on currently available resources, but by focusing on certain areas it’s possible to offer excellent training for both internal and external candidates who are new to supervisory roles.
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Don't Fall Behind on Learning–Close the Skills Gap Today

on Jul 10, 2019 9:59:00 AM By | Adam Miller | 0 Comments | Training Education skills gap
As technology evolves, the skills gap—the disparity between the skills employers need to succeed and those workers actually have—keeps getting wider. If your company isn't already addressing this gap, start now—no matter how big or small you are, or what business you're in. If you don't, you might be left behind.
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Online vs. Live, In-Person Training

on Jun 14, 2018 10:37:40 AM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | Training HR Online
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Ask These 8 Question to Fix Employee Turnover

on Nov 3, 2017 2:44:26 PM By | Ira S Wolfe | 0 Comments | Training Retention Leadership Turnover Employee
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Millennial Entrepreneur talks business, mentorship and dessert

on Jun 2, 2017 10:56:43 AM By | Raquel DeSouza | 0 Comments | Training Original Content Leadership
  As a certified WBENC organization, the Employment Enterprises team has attended plenty of WBENC events to connect with fellow businesswomen. VP of Workforce Solutions, Colleen Clokus, and Business Development Director, Amy Harkins, recently went to the ORV-WBC Catch the Wave conference where they met Millennial business-owner Katie Wormald. [pictured center-left]
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The Art and Science of Coaching

on Mar 22, 2017 7:10:00 AM By | Sarah Payne | 0 Comments | Human Resources Insights Workforce Training
People at Google love data. They measure everything. A few years back, they launched a research initiative called Project Oxygen in order to measure and improve key management behaviors at Google. This initiative is highlighted in a 2013 Harvard Business Review piece by David A. Garvin, professor at Harvard Business School.
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The Pros and Cons of Developing Talent Internally

on Feb 21, 2017 8:09:00 AM By | Amanda Groves | 0 Comments | Training Retention
Balancing between training current employees to fill future positions and investing in staffing processes to land top-tier external candidates is tricky. Even if you’ve already found (and hired) your next top performer, it’s important to know the pros and cons of developing talent within your company.
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Hire for Culture, Train for Skill

on Feb 15, 2017 7:41:00 AM By | Ian Feaver | 0 Comments | Recruiting Company Culture Training
In a world where culture and values are the keys to engagement and business success, the adage, “Hire for attitude, train for skill,” may be out of place. This month, The Royal Albert Hall hosted the annual Institute of Directors Convention. International Rescue Committee’s CEO David Miliband, fashion designer and entrepreneur Anya Hindmarch, and NHS England CEO Simon Stevens took to the stage to share their experiences of breaking boundaries in business. The event closed with explorer extraordinaire Sir Ranulph Fiennes who shared anecdotes and imagery from the various expeditions he has carried out over his incredible career. Then, he revealed his secret to success: “Getting the right characters was critical. You can teach skill but you can’t change character.”
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Training and Supporting New Supervisors

on Jan 27, 2017 6:51:00 AM By | Stephanie Hammerworld | 0 Comments | Performance Training
It is quite a big leap to make the transition from team member to leader, and many new supervisors are not prepared for the challenges that await them. HR is a big part of the promotion process when the decision is made to move someone into a supervisory role, and it is important that we’re supporting new supervisors and giving them the tools to succeed as leaders. This includes training, ongoing support and mentorship.
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Onboarding with a Plan

on Jan 25, 2017 6:10:00 AM By | Robin Throckmorton | 0 Comments | Human Resources Training
Did you know that... turnover averages about 17% per month for the first three months (including as much as 16% in the first week)? 81% of those who leave are entry level / intermediate level; 46% of new employees washout in the first 18 months; and 45% felt over $10,000 is wasted on ineffective onboarding.
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