Workplace Issues

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Achieving Financial Success in a Changing and Competitive Market

The modern business environment is defined by rapid change, digital transformation, and of course, a highly competitive market. There is constant pressure on companies to do more with less resources, and it’s the ones who are able to clearly define their goals, understand their challenges, and take decisive action who are able to achieve the financial goals that drive success in the enterprise market. The question remains, even for Fortune 500 companies, how to manage time and resources more efficiently, financial departments and accounting resources being chief among those concerns.


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Women in Leadership & Inclusivity in the Workplace

It’s an ongoing conversation that women have long been overcoming challenges in their work lives. These challenges include a stubborn pay gap, less opportunity, higher standards, and gender bias. While society has taken many steps over the past several decades to enable women to achieve their career goals, the struggle remains and the conversation must continue. This article dives into some of those challenges that women in leadership face day to day, and what we can do as a community to create a more inclusive work environment.


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Use L&D to Build a Culture of Support For Your Business Strategy

Your learning and development programs can be an amazing source of support for your business strategy. They offer a way for leadership to nurture and shape the minds and culture of the employees who will be the foundation of the business in the coming years.


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Ready for Generation “Next”?

Your current team will not be your “forever team.” Co-workers, colleagues, and even supervisors come and go with time. It’s important to recognize that even though your team might seem mission critical, there will inevitably come a time when you have to dive into the talent pool and select some more eager workers to help you do business. Are you ready to onboard, nurture, and let the next generation of talent drive your success? Here are a few things you should know about the latest additions to the job market.


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How to Enhance the Productivity of Millennials in the Workplace

A certain amount of stigma is associated with the millennial generation that is now entering the workforce for the first time. Wisecracks about participation trophies and social media obsessions have negatively influenced the popular impression of the character of millennials. Older generations have expressed doubts regarding their attention span, work ethic, and sense of responsibility.


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3 Ways to Foster an Open Workplace Culture

Our world is more connected than ever. As a result of our latest technology, work is no longer confined to an office. We can email clients while in line for coffee and approve memos on the train. Promoting and continuing this culture of connectedness is now more important than ever in the workplace. Marc de Grandpre, Senior VP of marketing at KIND Healthy Snacks, asserts in a Forbes interview, “It is absolutely critical to have both an authentic and transparent work environment” in order to allow “brilliant ideas” to flow.


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7 Tips for Overcoming a Language Barrier in the Workplace

In today’s increasingly diverse society, it is almost guaranteed that there will be some degree of cultural discrepancy in the workplace. These differences can pose problems, especially when it comes to clear, accurate communication with those who don’t speak the same language. Because communication is crucial to the success of an office or workplace, it is important to have some techniques on hand to use when things get a little hard to convey.


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Best Practices for Hiring Top eLearning Professionals

The sudden interest in organizational learning and development in recent years has led to the creation of a flood of eLearning jobs in today’s market. In many ways, the market belongs to the L&D professionals, who can be selective about picking jobs that best suit their interests. On the other hand, this is also the perfect time to attract experienced and eager candidates to fulfill your company’s eLearning needs.


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Challenges (and Solutions) for Developing Global Workforce Training

With the past decade’s focus on the importance of employee learning, the training industry has grown significantly, and many companies are now faced with the challenge of developing large-scale training for a global workforce. This is excellent news for both companies and designers who develop their training—but designing for a multi-cultural, geographically expansive audience has its challenges. With such a diverse audience, is it possible to develop training that has a consistent impact for everyone? Let’s examine some of the challenges—and solutions—for a project of this magnitude.


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Conflict Management for Leaders

While we may wish for our organizations to run in perfect harmony, the truth is that a diversity of voices will inevitably give rise to conflict. And that’s not always a bad thing—in fact, conflict management isn’t simply about nipping disagreements in the bud. It’s about minimizing the negative impact of conflict (lower employee engagement and morale, decreased productivity) while drawing out the positive aspects (generating new ideas, creative problem-solving, opportunities for growth).