Soft Skills Remain a Top Learning and Development Priority in 2019

Ranking amongst other high demand soft skills, leadership and management development remains the top training priority for companies in 2019, a recent L&D Report by discovered. A whopping 41% of companies plan to prioritise leadership and management development this year, compared with just 25% in 2018 and market leaders were 70% more likely to … Read more

Top-down Leadership Is Going Bottoms Up

A new style of leadership is emerging in the workplace, turning management upside down and erasing the old paradigm set in place by past generations. Collaborative leadership is growing in popularity and focuses on unleashing employee talent, intellect, and drive in service to the success and the greater good of the company. A majority of … Read more

Will VII Protections Be Expanded?

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2 of that year. The landmark federal law prohibits discrimination in schools, employment, and public accommodation because of race, color, religion, national origin, and sex. As a federal law, it protects employees in every state, but different federal circuit courts currently differ … Read more

How to build a culture of innovation through L&D

While an innovation culture can look different from company to company, certain traits tend to stand out. There should be no surprise that the companies leading the innovation culture charge are unafraid to take risks, create diverse environments where employees can personalize their learning, and are role models for the rest of the company in … Read more

Seven FMLA Do’s and Don’ts

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 grants employees the right to take up to twelve weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave from employment to care for themselves or a family member who is suffering from a serious illness. For employers and managers, the FMLA offers many pitfalls. As recent lawsuits make clear, employers … Read more

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