Training

Solving Problems at Work: The Techniques and Soft Skills Your Employees Need

There is always a need for those who have premium problem-solving skills in the workplace. The 2020 Future of Jobs report by the World Economic Forum found that complex problem solving was the second most rapidly emerging, sought-after skill by employers, second only to analytical thinking and innovation. While the pandemic and subsequent economic turbulence…

What is Digital Fluency, and Why Does Your Workplace Need It?

When tech solutions, especially online solutions and apps, first rose as a core part of modern business, a term was used to describe employees ready for it: Digital literacy. As time has passed, workplaces of all kinds have embraced digital literacy. For the newer generations of employees, it’s as common as breathing. But new demands…

The 6 Steps of Individual Development Planning for Employees

Developing the talent, skills and leadership potential of your top employees is an ongoing process that involves self-reflection on the part of the staff member, guidance and encouragement from management, and open communication between both parties.  As long as the plan reflects the actual goals and aspirations of the employee, an individual development plan has…

New Online Employee Training Courses From KnowledgeCity Your Business Needs (April 2022 Edition)

Each and every day is a new opportunity for learning and developing, and here at KnowledgeCity, we are dedicated to providing the tools your organization needs to do just that. We consistently publish new, relevant online training courses so your employees can further develop their skill sets and help your business thrive.  In April of…

Why Employee Training Fails (And What HR Can Do About It)

Employee training, when done effectively, can be perceived as an attractive fringe benefit of working at your organization. By offering staff personal development plans and clear-cut career paths, employees feel valued and supported. With sufficient planning, implementation, and follow up, training programs can dramatically improve interpersonal communication skills, help staff reach career goals faster, and…

7 Strategies for an Effective Hybrid Workplace Training Program

The pandemic has completely changed our approach to how we go about our work lives. Employees who were once reluctant to work from home are now more accustomed to doing their jobs from the comfort of their own homes. In response, businesses have been forced to adapt their training methods and workplace culture to accommodate…

Content Curation Strategies for Corporate Learning

A sometimes-overlooked role of HR in organizations is to manage the dissemination of important information among all employees. HR is the hub that makes sure the right content is delivered in the right ways. That becomes even more important when creating and providing training materials for those learning about a new role, tool, or process….

The Most Popular Online Courses to Use as a Company Benefit

With people continuing to leave their jobs in record numbers, employers are taking a closer look at strategies for attracting and retaining staff. Millions have been submitting their resignations every month, and nearly three out of four full-time employees (74%) say they plan to quit their jobs in 2022. These statistics, which were revealed in…

How to Best Launch an Entry Level Training Program

Entry-level training programs can be costly, time-consuming, and tough to quantify. So why conduct one? Because the long-term benefit to your organization is worth the investment. Providing entry-level training and development opportunities is more than just a nice perk to offer new career seekers–it’s a strategic investment in your company’s growth and success. New college…

90-Day Onboarding Plan: How to Ensure New Employees’ Success

Successful onboarding of new employees takes deliberate planning and has a lasting effect on job satisfaction as well as length of employment. It brings to mind the old adage about not getting a second chance to make a good first impression. As the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) points out, new hires who experience…

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