Organizational & Employee Development
Discover new trends in training and development to keep your workforce moving forward.
The use of generative AI is sweeping across college campuses, and some business schools are starting to teach GenAI skills in the classroom. That’s something for employers to keep in mind as they look for job candidates with those skills.
Employees are eager to use AI, and many employers are meeting their enthusiasm. From launching in-house tools to trying out an array of third-party solutions, workers are putting AI through its paces.
Promoting from within creates career growth opportunities for staff members, but is it fair to the employees of newly minted managers who may suffer while their novice bosses learn on the job? Columnist Paul Falcone offers ways to help new managers grow into their roles, without harming their teams.
For skill development that is crisp and varied, consider in-house training. But skip lengthy sessions, restricted access and snore-inducing delivery if you want that training to resonate.
A recent study advocates for applying new apprenticeship models to create career paths for workers in low-wage jobs in specific labor markets. This can help expand the talent pool for employers and lead to better-paying jobs for workers, researchers say.
Understanding and effectively using HR technology is now a critical part of any HR professional's job, although not all professionals possess the necessary competencies. To some extent, that's understandable because technology advances so rapidly that even recent graduates may not be well-versed in new and emerging tools.