millennials

How to Attract and Retain Millennials in the Workplace

By | Building A Learning Culture, eLearning Solutions, Engage and Retain, The Millennial Workforce

Corporations, desperate for skilled labor, are searching all over the world for anyone who can think outside the box. The problem is, all of the ping pong tables, free lunches, and incentives in the world may attract the top talent, but it doesn’t make them stay. What’s the point of hiring innovative people if you put them into an environment that kills creativity? The only thing that keeps skilled millennials around is a culture built on transparency, mentorship and trust.

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diversity, diversity and inclusion

Why We Need To Expand The Definition of Workplace Diversity

By | Building A Learning Culture, Developing Leaders, Disrupting Learning, The Millennial Workforce

A 2014 study by SAP had some interesting findings about workplace diversity:

When polled about the biggest concerns being faced by HR managers surrounding diversity at work, 60 percent cited employees’ lack of interest in assimilating workplace values, 50 percent were worried about conflicting generational values, and 47 percent said that they were concerned about the so-called “unrealistic expectations of millennial employees.”

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diversity, workplace

Why Diversity Training Doesn’t Work And How to Fix it

By | Building A Learning Culture, Learning and Development, Learning Trends, The Millennial Workforce

Ah, mandatory diversity training. Everyone dreads it because it comes across as one of two ways:

  1. Much too harsh and confrontational
  2. Extremely condescending

But for many organizations, educating employees about their differences is a non-negotiable part of workplace culture. There has to be a better way to think about diversity at work though, right?

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intrapreneur, elearning

5 Reasons Why Your Company Needs to Start a Learning Program for Intrapreneur Superstars

By | Building A Learning Culture, Developing Leaders, Learning and Development, The Millennial Workforce

Since the dawn of well, business, entrepreneurship has been the gold standard for true innovation. Entrepreneurs–the fearless few who innovate, collaborate, and create jobs for others–are both tasked and credited with some of the greatest revolutions of our time. But why should entrepreneurs (and their small businesses) reap all the benefits of agility, nimbleness, and creativity?

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Learning leaders

10 Opportunities for Learning Leaders to Drive Change in the Industry

By | Developing Leaders, Learning and Development, Learning Trends, Neurolearning, The Millennial Workforce

In some ways, the learning industry evolves quickly and trends change all of the time (like these 3 trends we found earlier in the year). But in other ways, it’s not changing fast enough. Innovation in leadership development, employee development, and education is the lifeblood of staying current and competitive in today’s corporate landscape, and it’s up to learning leaders like you to drive that change.

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