Training

Closing The Tech Skills Gap: 3 Key Factors For CEOs To Consider

The pandemic has only increased the gap between education and new-age job requirements and given that it costs up to six times more to hire externally than to reskill current employees, the latter needs to become part of the “new norm.”

Upskilling Requires Partnership, Creativity​ and ​Courage

Of the 40 million jobs that have been lost, the hard truth is that many of them may not be coming back. Here's what companies need to do to stay competitive.

Preparing Your Workforce For A Second Wave Of COVID-19

As states begin to open up, experts have warned of a likely W-impact, with a second wave coming later this year. Here’s how to prepare your workforce.

If All Your Meetings Are In Person, You’re Probably Behind

As more and more companies are learning, when it comes to recruiting, engagement and productivity, face-to-face office culture is highly overrated.

Solving The Experience Talent Gap

A key priority for any CEO in the digital age has to be a focus on keeping highly skilled employees which means keeping them happy. This applies to every stage of an employee’s tenure, from recruitment to exit.

A Systems View of Leadership Team Effectivenes

While it is not easy to build a leadership team that functions on all cylinders, the benefits can be dramatic for the team and, more importantly, for the organization it serves.

To Help Retain Employees in a Strong Job Market, Keep Them Moving

America’s CEOs cite the ability to attract and retain talent as a top business challenge for 2019. Rather than see rampant employee turnover as inevitable, CEOs and management can help spearhead robust advancement pipelines within their organizations.

CEOs Must Address The Flow Of Information Within Their Company

Bottlenecks in the flow of information encourage silos, halt transfer of best practices, and stunt your future leaders’ professional growth. Poor information flow also creates blind spots, a potentially critical error in strategy execution.

Getting More Out of Your Training Dollar

Businesses in the U.S. spend in excess of $150 billion per year on employee learning, yet research indicates that 90 percent of its impact disappears within a year. Why are we all so ridiculously bad at this?

Why You Can’t Tolerate Ambush Communications

If you initially tolerate ambush communications, it can become a pattern of behavior. Unchecked, these “well-intended requests” can wear you down, change your mood and worse, affect your value of the messenger.
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