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Managing Grief in the Workplace

What losing my parents has taught me about how managers should be trained to support bereaved employees.

What Does It Mean to Be Productive?

Learning professionals and the Human Resources team should be having conversations about how productivity is defined and measured to determine both pay and the organizational hierarchy.

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome without Becoming a Braggart

Bragging is sometimes taught as the antidote for “impostor syndrome,” in which a person feels like they don’t deserve to be in a job they are well qualified for. Instead, companies need to develop employees who are secure enough to speak confidently without turning every conversation into an infomercial for themselves.

How Do You Foster Courageously Proactive Employees?

Employees need guidance and training when it comes to reporting workplace ethics violations.

An Ethical Approach to “Quiet Hiring”

Quiet hiring is unofficially having an employee take on new responsibilities or hiring contractors rather than full-time employees. The most honest and ethical approach to quiet hiring requires transparency.

How Much—If Any—“Embellishment” on Resumes Is OK?

Proper training of managers and Human Resources employees on vetting resumes—including protocols on what to do when discrepancies are found—is essential.

Do You Speak Gen Z?

Facilitating inter-generational understanding in your workplace and marketing can make for both better workplace communication and improved outreach to customers.

Does Empathetic Leadership Require a Team Approach?

The key to empathetic solution finding to challenges—particularly those related to where and when employees work—could be making it a team effort and doing away with most hard-and-fast rules about what can and cannot be accommodated.

Ready to Burst Your Managers’ “Optimism Bubble”?

Training managers and creating protocols to ensure listening—rather than assumptions—guides decision-making.

Why L&D Professionals May “Literally” Have a Problem

It is crucial to train employees to clearly and effectively communicate with customers and project the image you want your community to have of your company.

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