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The Great Resignation: Businesses May Lose 7 out of 10 Tech Employees Over the Next Year

19 October 2021

The Great Resignation: Businesses May Lose 7 out of 10 Tech Employees Over the Next Year

Author: Heather Nezich

TalentLMS, a leading learning management system backed by Epignosis and Workable, released a report which reveals that 72% of tech workers in the U.S. are thinking of quitting their job in the next 12 months. Top reasons include a lack of flexibility and lack of learning and development opportunities.

Did Your Organization Leave Employee Development Behind During the Pandemic?

12 October 2021

Did Your Organization Leave Employee Development Behind During the Pandemic?

Author: Michael Burns

With the many interruptions and re-prioritizations being forced upon employers due to COVID-19 for the past 18 months or so, employee development has lagged in many organizations. Employers and employees have had to work through:

Michigan Going PRO Talent Funds – Include ASE’s Leadership Development Classes in Your Application

14 September 2021

Michigan Going PRO Talent Funds – Include ASE’s Leadership Development Classes in Your Application

Author: Michael Burns

Michigan’s Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity will award more than $30 million to employers for worker training and development. If your organization is pursuing 2022 funds to assist with short term training for both new and incumbent employees, applications are accepted September 20 – October 15, 2021.

Don’t Leave Employee Development Behind – Even If It Means Being Short on Staff

7 September 2021

Don’t Leave Employee Development Behind – Even If It Means Being Short on Staff

Author: Michael Burns

For several reasons employee development is currently being left behind. One reported reason is training and development expenses have been significantly cut back during COVID-19. In addition to that, ASE is also hearing that employers are limiting employee training because of the labor shortage and business demands.

Onboarding Remote Employees Effectively

17 August 2021

Onboarding Remote Employees Effectively

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Work from anywhere, distributed workforce, remote work…whatever you call it, there will likely be some challenges in such areas as payroll, time zones, virtual interviews, and onboarding. 

New Study Shows That Men and Women Have Significantly Different Beliefs as to What Constitutes Sexual Harassment

20 July 2021

New Study Shows That Men and Women Have Significantly Different Beliefs as to What Constitutes Sexual Harassment

Author: Heather Nezich

Earlier this week, TalentLMS, a leading learning management system, and The Purple Campaign, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sexual harassment in the workplace, released the results of a survey on sexual harassment training at work. The results reveal that men and women have significantly different beliefs as to what constitutes sexual harassment.
Developing Leaders That Can Serve in the Good Times and the Bad

6 July 2021

Developing Leaders That Can Serve in the Good Times and the Bad

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Leaders must perform well even during the tough times.  While all organizations have crises, over the past year every organization experienced the same crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic.  There are several guiding principles to leading during a crisis:

The Value of Reskilling Your Talent

22 June 2021

The Value of Reskilling Your Talent

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Developing a strategy for reskilling allows organizations to retrain current employees to take on new roles. This can keep your company viable during times of change – without the additional time and expense of hiring brand-new employees.
Combining Talent Acquisition and Talent Management

25 May 2021

Combining Talent Acquisition and Talent Management

Author: Sheila Hoover

Talent acquisition and talent management have traditionally been separate functions within human resources, but now some companies are starting to combine them under the umbrella of one leadership position.

Employees Lack Basic Cybersecurity Training

13 April 2021

Employees Lack Basic Cybersecurity Training

Author: Heather Nezich

With cyberattacks increasing dramatically after the pandemic, TalentLMS and Kenna Security teamed up to gauge employees’ awareness and knowledge of cybersecurity risks. While 59% of employees received cybersecurity training from their companies in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the survey uncovered that these initiatives have been insufficient.

Become a Better Leader or Employee by Improving Your Personal Development Skills

6 April 2021

Become a Better Leader or Employee by Improving Your Personal Development Skills

Author: Heather Nezich

No matter your career level, personal development is always important. Personal development skills are qualities and abilities that help you grow both personally and professionally.

What Should Your Organization Be “Skilling” Toward?

9 March 2021

What Should Your Organization Be “Skilling” Toward?

Author: Michael Burns

Skill:  noun – In the workplace it is “A particular ability that you develop through training and experience and that is useful in a job.”

Skilling: noun/verb – Also in the workplace is “The action of training a worker to do a particular task.”

Employee Career Development Leads to Long Term Organizational Success

2 February 2021

Employee Career Development Leads to Long Term Organizational Success

Author: Heather Nezich

Obstacles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have necessitated many companies to restructure their talent management strategies.  Employee development is more critical than ever before.  Regardless, research results indicate that only about half (54%) of HR professionals say their organization has a career development process.

Executive Order 13950, the Anti-Diversity Training EO, is Enjoined by the Court

5 January 2021

Executive Order 13950, the Anti-Diversity Training EO, is Enjoined by the Court

Author: Anthony Kaylin

On September 22, 2020, President Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13950 titled “Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.”  The EO arose because various federal agencies had a private diversity-consulting firm conduct a training session last June titled “Difficult Conversations About Race in Troubling Times.”  This EO is now enjoined as of December 23, 2020 and cannot be enforced by the federal government.  
Remote Workforce Training Improves Employee Performance, Happiness, and Company Loyalty

8 December 2020

Remote Workforce Training Improves Employee Performance, Happiness, and Company Loyalty

Author: Heather Nezich

A new survey conducted by TalentLMS looked at how remote work training and work habits have changed since 2019 – now that remote work is the norm rather than the exception.  They strived to answer one main question – does offering your remote workforce training opportunities make a difference in their performance, happiness, and company loyalty?

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