MEDIA PARTNERS TRAINING BLOG
News and information regarding employee and manager training. We feature a collaboration of experts in the fields of customer service, coaching and leadership, healthcare, human resources and more!
In this age of emphasis on education in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math), research by LinkedIn, Google, Deloitte, and other organizations confirms what learning and business professionals know well: that technical capabilities are only part of the picture when it comes to business success.
More than 9 in 10 executives rate soft skills as important as technical skills, and 89% report difficulty finding talent with those capabilities. Learning and development profesionals and managers each play a crucial role in ensuring employees get the training they need. Here are tips and tools that can help.
Today’s workforce spans five generations—each with their own distinct learning style. While there’s a plethora of research breaking down each generation and their respective learning styles, it’s important to recognize cross-generational similarities. This infographic shows common characteristics and preferences of the modern learner (regardless of age).
Safety training and awareness are top organizational priorities. But some companies are more successful with their efforts in these areas than others. Rather than treating safety as “check the box” type training, look for ways to make your safety training impactful and relevant. Here are 5 tips that can help.
Whether you’ve been charged with driving innovation, encouraging collaboration, building stronger teams, or making better decisions, brainstorming can be a powerful tool. Here is a free "how-to" guide.
Conflict is inevitable—which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Without conflict, there would be no diversity of thought, no pushing the boundaries, no intellectual debates. We are built to overcome adversity, hopefully gaining strength and a new sense of perspective in the process. However, it’s important to approach conflict constructively to achieve optimal results for all parties involved.
This research-based article depicts the toll workplace conflict takes on individuals and the organization. It then explains how making workplace conflict resolution training an integral part of your learning and development strategy unlocks your organization’s ability to empower better performance and provide a more positive and productive work environment.
Providing team members with a sense of Belonging is probably the most important element of fostering unity on a team. A sense of Belonging begins with three basic rights: to be treated with respect, to be heard, and to feel safe trying ideas (even if they fail). Use this Team Bill of Rights tool to help your team define how it will ensure these needs are met...for everyone.
Podcasting is providing valuable new opportunities in education and training. This post shows the increase in podcast consumption over the past few years and provides information on how educators and businesses are meeting the needs of today's learners by incorporating podcasts into their learning mix.
Much employee time is spent working in teams. Organizations have a lot riding on the degree to which teams achieve their goals. Finding ways to optimize team performance benefits everyone.
This article and infographic reveal 7 characteristics of high-performing teams. Managers receive insights into how each one can be developed and maintained.