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What are the Top 2021 HR Priorities

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With the COVID vaccine rollout, company leaders are preparing to move beyond their temporary work environments toward longer-term, sustainable operations.

How to Attract Female Employees to Your Company – and Retain Them!

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For decades, companies such as IBM, Genentech, and Salesforce have been held up as models for attracting, retaining, and developing female talent – and promoting gender equity in the workplace. . Why? . That’s a simple question with many answers. Why are special initiatives required?

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5 Advantages of a Competency-Based Approach to Solving Workforce Issues

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We talk to human resources and business leaders every day. Those who are evaluating talent management tools and systems for their organizations will often ask: Do we (really) need a competency management system?

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Which Competencies Are Most Important for Your New Leaders?

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It’s easy to call to mind examples of great leaders — from explorers to activists to military, political, community, sports, and business leaders. And many leadership qualities stand the test of time. Communication. Vision. An ability to motivate others. .

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

What Are the Top Four High-Demand Skills in 2021?

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According to Monster’s Future of Work: 2021 Global Outlook report, eight out of ten employers are planning to hire in 2021. What is the top challenge identified by employers for 2021? Finding candidates with the right skills.

Who Knew? 10 Skills to be Grateful for from 2020

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Who knew, one year ago, that 2020 would be such a remarkable year? Truly remarkable. Challenging. Unique. Devastating. Unexpected. Whatever adjective rings most true, 2020 was a year unlike any other. .

How NOT to Fail at Your Skills Development Program

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Most business leaders agree that skills development programs are valuable initiatives to strengthen employee and company success. Such programs can improve recruitment , employee engagement , and bottom-line business results. Yet success doesn’t happen by accident.

Stand by Me: The Latest Innovative Employee Retention Strategies

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We’re not going back. Even after the country is vaccinated, the business world is forever changed by the events of last year. Working from home started as a necessary stopgap to thwart the spread of COVID-19. Nearly one year later , employees and employers have settled into routines they trust.

The Stay Conversation: It’s How to Retain Top Talent

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Immediately following a merger, acquisition, or reduction in force announcement, smart company leaders turn their attention to the remaining employees. In all-hands meetings and 1:1 conversations, executives, HR leaders, and managers all work to convey to those employees how much they’re valued.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

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“The scarcest resource in the world today is leadership— leadership capable of continuously transforming organizations to win in tomorrow’s fast-changing and increasingly more competitive world,” A.G. Lafley, retired chairman, president, and CEO of Procter & Gamble.

How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work

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We’re nearing the end of the beginning. The gates are lifting. States and businesses around the country are starting to open back up from the COVID-19 pandemic disruption – and business leaders are preparing their people and spaces to return to on-site work.

Resilience Rises: 4 Top Competencies of HR Professionals

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“Resilience rises.” So starts a video tweet from NASA on November 15, 2020 , marking the successful liftoff of Resilience , the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history.

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How to Use Competency Models to Develop Leaders in the Workplace

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“Leaders aren’t born; they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” ” ~ Vince Lombardi.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal

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There’s no doubt that upskilling employees – improving and advancing skills to keep up with emerging technology, organization, and market demands – is a win-win for your company and your workforce.

What is COVID-19 Doing to the Workforce of the Future?

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For our youngest professionals, those just entering the workforce after graduating from college, COVID-19 couldn’t have come at a worse time.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

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We had planned a different blog for today. But the death of George Floyd and the surrounding events compelled us to address racism at work.

3 Tips for Implementing a Wellness Program in the Workplace

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Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, companies around the world sponsored employee wellness programs, recognizing that supporting the health and well-being of their employees is a win-win for the organizations and individuals alike.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

How to Be CyberSmart in a COVID-19 World

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month , established in 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online. This year’s theme is: “Do Your Part. BeCyberSmart.”.

What is a Skills Assessment and Why is it Important?

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What is a skills assessment? Why is it important? And how can it help your organization? When hiring, developing, or promoting employees for new positions in your company, resumes, and interviews only tell you so much.

How to Model Great Leadership in Tough Times

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Building Great Leadership in Tough Times. Leaders routinely guide companies through changing market conditions and customer needs.

How to Offer Flexible Career Pathing Using Competency Management

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Technology innovation. Global marketplace engagement. Shifting demographics. These forces and others are changing the way we work. Employees used to have well-defined career paths.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Building Blocks for a Successful Workforce Development Plan

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Workforce development leaders – in our communities and in the workplace – are facing a shift in the world of workforce readiness. It’s not simply the recent need for many employees to work from home and all workplaces to support social distancing during the pandemic.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

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In 2016, Millennials surpassed the previous generation (Generation X) to become the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, making up more than one third of all workers.

How to Adapt Your Corporate Training for COVID-19

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COVID-19 is changing the way people learn across the U.S. and around the world. As throngs of employees and citizens follow stay-at home or “safer at home” measures, corporate training companies are quickly adjusting to deliver essential learning while minimizing or eliminating personal contact.

How to Update Your Business Continuity Plan in a Time of Crises

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Hurricane season is in full swing, bringing with it the triple whammy of high winds, destructive water, and flying debris that can threaten your business and its workforce. With seven of the top ten most destructive hurricanes making U.S.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

On-Premise or Cloud LMS?: How to Make the Best Choice

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If you’re starting to think about your next learning management system, you have an abundance of choice. Whether your organization is a corporation, nonprofit, or government entity – or a company that sells training – you’ll want to find an LMS with the features that are most important to you.

How to Get Your Workforce on Board for Competency Management

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“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” ” – Henry Ford. Competency management is at the heart of workforce optimization and long-term success – if your employees are on board.

What is a “Skills Matrix” Used for and Why Do You Need One?

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Nearly every business claims that “our people are our most important asset.” It’s certainly true that positive business results rely on strong workforce performances.

How to Create a Skills Inventory and Why it’s Important

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In business disruption, a skills inventory can help align company goals with employee performance. Here’s how to create a skills inventory along with seven skill inventory benefits that can advance your corporate strategy.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Pandemic Planning: How to Prepare for the Coronavirus

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As of this writing (February 27, 2020), more than 82,000 people in nearly 40 locations internationally have been infected with the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and the disease it causes, “coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19.” More than 2,700 people have died.