Many stores have a core of proven part-timers available on call to staff any store where sales are more active than predicted, though one analyst notes, ‘They’re really counting more on existing full-time staff.’Read More
Which is the best source of information on training needs: employees or supervisors?
As head of human capital at LPL Financial, Denise Abood—a former CFO—embraces her organization’s commitment to employee training, development and retention while keeping an eye on the bottom line.Read More
My company wants to build a training format and structure than can be standardized for all our learning efforts. What exactly should such a structure include? How do I determine essential elements for our entire employee training?
The Missouri college’s nuclear program has been rising steadily since its 2004 inception, answering a potentially critical talent shortage.Read More
After the merger that created North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, the health care organization realized it lacked a uniform way to share practices and exchange ideas. A new focus on employee development and a Center for Learning and Innovation have changed that.Read More
Developing and grading a writing test may appear daunting and labor intensive, but can still be far more cost-effective than placing a writing-challenged employee on the payroll.Read More
The proliferation of PDAs has added a new layer of writing complexity for readers and writers, both of whom are dealing with important messages crammed into small spaces. One good first step for PDA writing: Pay attention to subject lines.Read More
In today’s business environment, writing savvy helps to drive deals and cement relationships, perhaps more than ever before, corporate training and human resource leaders say. But U.S. employees appear to be falling short when it comes to writing skills.Read More
KPMG researched publicly disclosed incidents of data loss and found that educational organizations, governments and health care operations are victims of most of the incidents.Read More