Why it is important to invest in your team and how it can affect your business?

Building a business is an ongoing process that requires not only strategic thinking and innovation, but also attention to the key resource of any company: its team. Employee development is critical to the success of any company. For example, Gallup research has shown that companies with high levels of employee engagement in training demonstrate 21% higher productivity than companies that do not pay regular attention to training processes. Investing in employee development should begin early in a company’s development, but the specific timing can depend on a number of factors, including the industry, the competitive environment, the company’s growth strategy and its financial capabilities. Read up

Upskilling for Success: Key Skills Employees Want to Master

New tech has entered the room. And the modern workplace is changing fast.

This shift means that people need to learn new skills more often—a recent TalentLMS survey demonstrates this. Fifty-seven percent of employees claim skills don’t last as long as they used to and believe that learning new skills is crucial.

The same survey also reveals that 81 percent of employees think it’s important to add more skills to their training in 2024. They know that to keep up with their jobs, they need to invest in continuous learning.

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Choosing A Career Path With Creative Integrity: Three Questions To Ask

In a world of artificial intelligence and what I see as the “new creative class,” DIY-influenced, direct-to-consumer economy, more people are bypassing the traditional education institutions offer and going straight into their careers. A survey by Morning Consult on behalf of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow revealed that half of Gen-Zers want to be entrepreneurs. For creatives, this might mean offering a product or service centered around what they want creatively and then growing an audience and refining their craft as they gain more experience. Read up

Time Management: The Secret to Achieving Your Career Goals in 2023

The first mantra in time management is prioritization. We must learn to prioritize our daily tasks, and the most important ones should be tackled first. Demands on your time can be classified in a 2×2 matrix that was popularized by Steven Covey. It focuses on important vs. unimportant tasks, and urgent vs. non-urgent. Managing your time comes down to managing your actions with respect to your time. The key is to optimize your time for any task. An example is measuring your energy level. If you have more energy in the morning vs. the evening, then do more in the morning to optimize your time when energy levels are high. Read up

4 Tips for Setting and Achieving Career Goals

“Organizations benefit when employees have clear goals that help meet overall business objectives,” said Michael Steinitz, senior executive director of professional talent solutions at Robert Half. “Employees who can see a clear future with a company and feel supported in their professional endeavors are more likely to want to stay with the company.”

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How To Set Career and Financial Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

One of the strategies that career and life coach Allison Task uses with her clients is SMART goal setting. SMART is an acronym for the ideal characteristics of goals: Specific: Goals should be detailed. Measurable: You should have criteria for measuring your progress. Attainable: Do you have the ability to achieve what you want? Relevant: Your goals should be consistent with your values. Time-bound: Goals should have a timeframe for completion.

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How To Own Your Career, According To A Google Executive

Don’t underestimate the power of lateral moves. Careers are not always up and to the right; they can be sideways and take unexpected, exciting twists and turns. My lateral moves have been some of my favorites. They broadened my perspective, created new partnerships, and frankly, it was just fun to learn new things with new people. I’ve been at Google over 16 years, and I’ve never been bored once. Not a single day. I build relationships that fulfill me, learn skills that challenge me, and seek opportunities that fuel me. I guess you could say I Own My Career. Read up

Navigating Career Change: Tips For Staying Motivated

Don’t beat yourself up if you find yourself in a career slump. No one can remain 100% motivated all the time. Acknowledging your unproductive moments as a part of the journey allows you to maintain the healthy mindset required to deal with them head-on. Read up

The Role of the Organization in Career Management

Whether planned formally or informally, there are generally a set of functional positions which an employee needs to take as they progress through levels of the company. This pathway serves as a natural lead-in to a career management initiative. With an understanding of how an employee gets from position A to position B, an organization can add various elements to support the development of the worker as they move ahead. Read up

27 Surefire Ways To Boost Employee Wellbeing In 2022

One of the most desired – and easiest to implement – wellbeing initiatives is simply to recognize employees for their effort and achievements. A recent survey shows that 70% of employees say recognition makes them feel emotionally connected to peers while another 70% say recognition makes them happier at home. The impact of a recognition-rich culture cannot be understated. Read up

Four Ways To Motivate Employees To Come To You

This platitude fits many situations. For example, it’s commonly used in organizational change efforts—the focus here—as well as in marketing and community building.

From an organizational change perspective, this standard phrase has now morphed into a double entendre. Where exactly are the people—that is, the organizations’ knowledge workers? Working at home? At the office? Or in a hybrid setting? And if hybrid, what’s the schedule? And who sets it? Read up

Motivation in the Workplace: Encouraging Employees to Up Their Game

There are several kinds of motivation and several ways to break them down, but we want to keep this high level and focus on the main motivational factors. True motivation is something that has to come from within, and it happens on a personal level. However, motivation at work can be influenced by consequences, incentives, or social pressures. As a manager, you can learn how to harness these ways to motivate. Read up

The 35 Most Interesting Employee Motivation Statistics in 2022

Employee motivation receives insufficient attention in the corporate world, and it may negatively influence the company’s employees. On the other hand, achieving it appears complicated; just 15% of workers believe they are engaged in their job. These morale statistics were compiled to assist you in understanding how your staff feels about their jobs at the moment. Continue reading to discover how you can keep your employees happier and more interested. Read up