Staffing

  • Skills-based Background vs. Educational Attainment

Skills-based Background vs. Educational Attainment

Skills-based Background vs. Educational Attainment: How Developing Skills Play into Employability

Many go to colleges and some even aim for higher education, but how useful is it really within the job force? Educational attainment does not always guarantee higher wage and secure employment.

As the job market becomes more competitive overtime, an employee’s trainability and willingness to learn is what gives him an edge. Talent shortage is one of the leading problems in the hiring market according to a report by Manpower Group—proof that one’s skills, whether acquired through university or adapted and enhanced over the years, are the priority of today’s employers.

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  • Reskilling vs. Upskilling your Team

Reskilling vs. Upskilling your Team

In an ever-changing business landscape, leaders must keep an eye on the pulse of talent development initiatives to meet their long-term company goals and remain competitive in the marketplace.  As industries move towards advances in automation and digital interfaces, many job responsibilities will begin to change or become irrelevant over the next decade and beyond.

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  • Post-COVID HR Management Strategy

Post-COVID HR Management Strategy: How to Empower Employees

As society faces both the pandemic and the forthcoming recession, challenges in how companies manage their employees have risen and it is transforming the workplace. HR executives are expected to adapt fast, especially when employee productivity is at stake.

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Top 10 HR Trends in 2020 Workplace

When you have the right people in the right seats with the right attitude on your team, success is easily achieved.  And yet your workplace is so much more than that.  Human Resources departments are tasked with employee engagement, maintaining a desirable employee culture, and doing their best to ensure employee satisfaction, amongst a variety of other things.  HR trends are important to follow, and Jeanne Meister shares the top 10 HR trends she feels matters the most for 2020 in her recent article on Forbes.com.

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Ensuring Employee Well-Being with Technology

As Leaders, we can all swap stories about corporate-wide technology implementations that didn’t go as expected. Taking the time to plan for those implementations by focusing on our staff’s well-being can make the difference between a “nightmare experience” and a smooth transition with minor hiccups.

Forbes Magazine recently asked a panel of Forbes Coaches Council members for advice on this subject.  Those panel members came up with 14 recommendations leaders can utilize to ensure employee well-being while at the same time keeping pace with technology developments.

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New Hire Success – Effective On-boarding Tips You Should Practice

New hire success is one of the greatest desires of any entrepreneur. This is because the process of onboarding a new employee can be daunting, especially for small and mid-sized businesses. The time, energy and financial resources companies spend in the process of recruiting and integrating new hires can be enormous, and any mistake made along the way may be counterproductive for business growth and sustainability.

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7 Tips for Better Employee Development Throughout the Year

It takes considerable resources, time and a lot of effort to shortlist and hire a talented pool of employees. But hiring the right people is just the start. The best companies continually develop their staff. Talented and skilled employees will tend to depart when they start feeling undervalued, unappreciated or if their role does not have the professional satisfaction they sought when they came on board.

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Power of Asking Coworkers How They’re Doing

Have you ever been part of a team where people openly chat with each other about a variety of topics while they are working until “that manager” steps into the room?  “That Manager” is so hyper-focused on productivity, he/she considers all non-work conversations as useless interruptions and quickly shuts them down rather than seeing them as opportunities to create a sense of value among their staff.

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