Four Key Trends Learning & Development

Four Learning & Professional Development Trends

As Learning and Development practitioners, our jobs are evolving. We’ve become true partners who lead with business acumen and leverage our learning and organizational development expertise to drive measurable impacts. We use an evolving tech stack to drive learning engagement, and we’ve moved way beyond basic job training into leadership development, teaching modern soft skills…

people analytics

How People Analytics Can Gauge Company Culture

Data is arguably HR’s most important asset. People analytics play a key role in recruiting and workforce management, and many believe we’ve barely scratched the surface of what is possible. At the same time that culture analytics become more sophisticated, HR professionals are highlighting the importance of soft skills such as such as collaboration, communication…

New York Expands Harassment & Discrimination Laws

Less than one year after sexual harassment training became mandatory under New York State and New York City law, the state legislature has enacted extensive reforms to anti-discrimination laws. Here’s what it means for human resources and compliance professionals and your sexual harassment training and prevention initiatives, and its potential impact on your workplace culture.…

Pride: Opportunistic Activism Can Do More Harm than Good

Pride month is over, and it’s time we address the giant, rainbow-colored elephant in the room. This June, our social media feeds were flooded with ads from brands who slapped a multicolored filter over their logo and appealed to the LGBTQ community with words of support, acceptance, and love. In short—it was wonderful.  We are…

3 Steps to Build a Culture of Trust

Most talent professionals will tell you that we’re in the middle of a talent shortage and it’s a growing challenge to recruit and retain a high performing workforce. The Bureau of Labor Statistics in the US has reported that tenure of professionals has been in a steady decline since 2000. In response, dozens of companies…