Category Archives: Improve Your Training

How to Incorporate Formalized Training in Your Operational Strategy

There are various ways in which training can be both encouraged and offered in the workplace. While informal training is becoming increasingly popular and does boast various benefits, formalized training remains essential and can increase the training performance of your organization. Continue reading How to Incorporate Formalized Training in Your Operational Strategy

How Can Training Improve Employee Performance?

We received an inquiry recently on our process implementation page, where we ask: ‘How do you train and communicate with your team?’ A reader from a large school district wrote in saying that their district is in the midst of many changes. The district faces many communications and training challenges, especially when introducing new information technology for employees. The reader went on to ask, ‘How can training improve employee performance?’ Continue reading How Can Training Improve Employee Performance?

Organizational Learning: Competence Awareness and Training

An organization that values learning is very likely to be an organization that more readily embraces change, including improved technologies and methods. Also, while job-related training is important, a broad approach to encouraging all kinds of educational opportunities really promotes a learning culture. Continue reading Organizational Learning: Competence Awareness and Training

How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?

Here’s a scenario: A new employee has to be trained on a particular procedure. The person who normally conducts the training (the area supervisor) is unexpectedly out of the office for a couple of days, due to illness. You, the Human Resources director, prefer not to have the new employee sitting around while waiting to be trained. They ought to be able to familiarize themselves with the procedure; you believe this will help speed up the training. Continue reading How Do You Train Employees on Procedures?

Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors

As a woman, understanding how to invest is crucial for your future. Think about it – women tend to live longer than men. According to Scientific American, “Women outlive men by around five to seven years.” This means that by age 85, there are about six women to every four men. And yet, according to the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, over 45% of women aren’t too confident or aren’t confident at all when it comes to their retirement savings. Compare this to 35% of men who aren’t confident. It’s important to NOT be a Novice Women Investor. Continue reading Important Considerations for Novice Women Investors