Creating a ‘Generation Connected’ Workplace

The U.S. workforce is preparing for a significant generational shift. In the next five years, a new generation of employees — composed of both millennial and Generation Z workers — will represent 46 percent of the entire workforce, and an overwhelming majority of 76 percent by 2025. More collectively referred to as “Generation Connected” based […]

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Learning in Translation

China is the next big market. No, it’s Brazil. Actually, forget everything and focus on Germany; that’s where business is going to boom. For learning leaders facing globalization — which is many of them — trying to deliver the right language program at the right time can be a nightmare. Every year brings a new […]

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Why being accountable matters

Imagine a place of work where no-one was accountable for their actions. It would be full of scapegoats, blame, and endless excuses when things go wrong. Promises would be broken, deadlines missed and costs always overrunning. Doesn’t sound great and certainly not somewhere you’d expect to inspire and engage your staff. Yet, last year 640 managers […]

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I want my Leader to…

Google ‘Leadership’ and you get 487m links, no doubt 488m by the time you read this. Stephen Walker’s challenge is what to add to this colossal data storage that is worth that little extra global warming to keep the servers humming. This article addresses what a good leader would do for him, his or her characteristics, […]

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Confused by your millennial employees?

Do you find your millennial employees difficult to work with? Don’t understand their professional values or expectations? You’re not alone, but there is hope – step 1, watch this hilarious video and laugh yourself out of the bad mood caused by dealing with millennials in the workplace. Step 2, contact the Employee Training Institute and […]

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How to infuse positivity at work

ISTOCK/THINKSTOCK Positivity isn’t just about wellness. Anesh Jagtiani gives us some good ideas for a positive, productive working environment. The other day I was at a networking event and the CEO of an international company gave me his business card that said ‘CEO – Chief Emotions Officer’. I was quite intrigued by his title and asked the […]

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UKCES supports call for more employers to work with schools

Only 18% of all employers connect with schools, colleges or universities to provide work inspiration activities, such as mentoring, CV writing and career talks The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has welcomed research into inspiring young people about the world of work. Research released by MyKindaCrowd highlighted the very real need for employers […]

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