As we race into the fourth quarter, many of us are assessing how much of our 2018 training budget remains and what we need to accomplish before the end of the year. According to a 2017 Training Industry report, large companies averaged $17 million in training budget with mid-sized companies coming at $1.5 million and
After the third time Hank was passed over for a promotion in favor of hiring an outside candidate, he left to start his own software company. Hank vowed that his own company would not repeat the mistakes of his previous employer, specifically when it came to professional development. He wanted to help his employees grow.
Soft skills, defined as interpersonal skills that describe how people relate and interact with others, are important for successful companies. Unfortunately, many executives don’t see the value in investing in soft skills training.. This is usually due to misconceptions about why soft skills matter. Here are six reasons why soft skills should matter to your
With the recent slew of high-profile allegations, confessions, and convictions for sexual and workplace harassment, anti-harassment policies have become a “hot button” issue for many companies. To protect your organization, now is a great time to update your harassment policies and procedures. But where do you start? First, we should define the issue at hand.