How a Human-First Platform Supports the Employee Lifecycle

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Employees want to feel valued at work, and companies that meet this need are more likely to retain the talent they require to be successful. The key is understanding the employee lifecycle (how staff experience your organization throughout their career within it), so you can engage individual team members more effectively at each stage.

Back to Basics: Why Human Capital Development Comes First

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According to Gartner, 58% of the workforce needs new skills to get their jobs done. Not to move up within the organization and not to prepare for a future role—but to simply handle the responsibilities of their current positions.

The Top Learning and Development Trends for 2023

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Give yourself the space to pause and consider what changes are happening in your industry and how your company may need to adapt. Most importantly, ask yourself if you’ll have the talent you’ll require to meet the future needs of your organization.

Reduce Workplace Stress: How to Introduce Learning & Development Easily

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It’s not an easy time to be an HR professional. Workplace stress is on the rise, budgets are tightening, and talent is getting harder to find. Addressing these challenges can feel like walking on a tightrope–and according to McKinsey, “the tightrope has never been this taut.” This is why understanding how to introduce learning and development easily is critical.

How To Prepare For The Worst Part Of The Job

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The best yet the worst compliment I ever received during my 20+ year career in HR was given by numerous people on how good of a job I did at laying them off. No, it’s not sarcasm nor a joke, but a lesson to be learned. Working in HR is a double edged sword; while caring for your employees, you find yourself being the bearer of a lot of bad news.