It’s no secret that employees can get easily distracted by technology, but a new survey by ComPsych® Corporation, a provider of employee assistance programs, illustrates how pervasive the problem is.
Do you want to be a better trainer? If you had to rate yourself as a trainer, would you give yourself high marks, or low ones? Would your trainees agree with your self-assessment? In any case, there’s always room for improvement—take a look at these four ways to work towards becoming the best trainer you […]
Would you say that there is a culture of respect at your company? In today’s Advisor, we’re providing 10 easy steps that can build such a culture in your workplace. These steps can be used in a brief, no-nonsense training session.
In a recent court case, a male scientist allegedly expressed his interest in having a sexual relationship with a female graduate student on numerous occasions while mentoring her on remote research excursions deep in the woods of Alaska. The student later sued him and the university where she was pursuing a doctorate degree, alleging hostile […]
In today’s Advisor we’ll see how one company made customer service a priority—in part through service education and training—and experienced a great increase in sales as a result.
If your workforce isn’t properly trained, some of the dangers your employees face on the job can follow them home. Today’s Advisor provides a training outline for ensuring any hazards they face during the workday stay at the work site.
Safety trainers must be experts in their subject areas, but they also must be adept at teaching those subjects. Transferring expertise to trainees is both a skill and an art—here are some tips on effective safety training.
By Jennifer Busick In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed some training job trends in the environment, health, and safety (EHS) space. Today, guest columnist Jennifer Busick looks at what you can do if workplace safety training gets back-burnered when funds run low.
Workplace safety is important, and there are many opportunities for trainers seeking to educate organizations and their employees on the subject. Today, guest columnist Clare Condon takes a peek at what jobs look like for environment, health, and safety (EHS) professionals interested in training. Here’s a hint: Bone up on technology and social media!
Yesterday’s Advisor presented employment lawyer Jathan Janove’s insight that management is like skiing—it’s important to lean forward, not back. Today we present some concrete tips from Janove for training proactive managers.