Customer Retention Strategy: Mark Herbert Published in Contractor Magazine June 2020 Edition

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A PR was released today announcing our CEO and President Mark Herbert’s recent article publication in Contractor Magazine’s June 2020 Issue! Download Contractor Magazine June 2020 Edition. The first viable solution? Good news!

HR Magazine Different Slant: Modern Organisation Models

Strategic HCM

It was great being recognised as one of HR Magazine's Movers and Shakers last month (and being included on the cover this month - can you spot me? - The full magazine is available to view or download here (you'll find my Different Slant article on pages 36-8).

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Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Instagram

HR Bartender

The next post in our “5-Day Plan” series focuses on Instagram. If you haven’t checked out the other posts in our series, you can find them here: Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Twitter. Your 5-Day Plan to Learning LinkedIn. Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Pinterest.

New Technologies in Employee Training

Get Hppy

In healthcare, education, and transport, products like telemedicine, computer-assisted learning, plagiarism software , and self-driving improve individual and institution efficacy; with the results from their application trickling down to other industries and sectors.

Introducing Digitalist Magazine: Helping You Lead Digital Transformation

SAP Innovation

Over the past three years, as the Business Innovation Blog, we’ve brought you some of the greatest thinking in business innovation. We bring you Digitalist Magazine, Online Edition. We realize both the power and importance of the digital transformation.

Are You A Digitalist? Here’s Your Magazine

SAP Innovation

The power and importance of digital transformation is clear. Digitalists” are the people with the leadership responsibility to guide organizations through this change — and Digitalist Magazine is a new guide to help them drive this transformation.

Do you understand the 4 learning styles in the workplace?


Just as in the classroom, you will encounter various learning styles in the workplace. Let’s take a closer look at the primary types of learning styles and then consider how greater awareness of them can help you train, coach and manage employees.

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Take a Step Back to See The Bigger Picture: Introducing Digitalist Magazine, Executive Quarterly

SAP Innovation

With the introduction of the Digitalist Magazine , we announced a new direction in our journey to fully embrace the emergence of the digital economy – a worldwide transformation of the way that we connect with each other and to the things with which we work.

How to train your successor


Do you know how to train your successor ? The exact timing depends on how much time there is before the transition. In a perfect world, you would have six months to a year to train your next-in-line before you move on to a new role or retire. Goals for training.

9 creative and cost-effective employee training and development ideas


Training and development initiatives are important because they help ensure your staff continually improves and keeps their skills current. Unfortunately, many small business owners don’t have the budget for big-ticket seminars or workshops, so they assume all company-sponsored professional development is simply out of reach. Sadly, this is often to the detriment of their business, and their bottom line. Here’s how to educate your employees without breaking the bank: 1.

Does Your Organization Have a Strong Learning Culture?


When it comes to technology and today’s working world, it seems the only constant is rapid change. But industry adaptability is far from the only thing to be gained from a strong learning culture at your org. They want to grow, learn, and move up in your company.

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Cross-training staff: A guide to effective implementation


Cross-training staff has long been viewed as a way to groom future managers. Today, the practice has moved beyond managerial candidates to all levels, and there are good reasons behind this change. Recently, the practice has been applied to the rank and file.

Jill Stanton of Screw The Nine To Five: “To Develop Resilience You Need To Learn How To Manage Your Mind”

Thrive Global

Learn How To Manage Your Mind. This means, our brains are always on the lookout for danger; and to a brain that evolved millions (and millions) of years ago, change equals danger. Here’s the thing though: Our futures (and our goals and dreams) are created in the unknown.

Bookmark This! #HR Project Management Edition

HR Bartender

Managing projects is one of the largest responsibilities we have in human resources. Some of the activities that come to mind are launch meetings, maintenance plans, communications, pilot programs, and project plans. Both of these are practical how-to guides for the project manager.

Smart steps to take before, during and after employee training


Developing talent is a crucial component in the bag of tricks you use to stay ahead of the competition and increase your business’s success. Ideally, learning and development should be a win-win. Training also shows employees you value them enough to invest in their development, fostering a sense of validation that can translate into higher levels of satisfaction and retention. But training comes at a price. Before training. During training.

How You Can Become a Simply Irresistible Organization

HR Bartender

The articles talk about developing outstanding products, killer marketing strategies, and focusing on metrics and numbers. A few weeks ago, I saw a post titled “ Engagement, Retention and Culture now the #1 Issues in Talent and HR.” Josh] This is precisely the problem.

“The opposite of anxiety is actually action — being able to respond.” With Dr. Donna Volpitta

Thrive Global

The opposite of anxiety is actually action — being able to respond. There are so many actions that we can take in response to the Corona crisis: reach out to those who might be lonely, offer to help out with deliveries, help make some connections, or provide information that people might need.

New to leadership? Learn how to delegate effectively


For those of you passionate about your work, giving up a beloved task can be the most significant obstacle to delegating. How can you ensure the best possible outcome for the project? The first step to delegation is understanding the need for it. The takeaway.

Carole Mac: ?Know your value! You are braver, more resilient, more capable, and more powerful than you know. Trust yourself. You?ve got this?

Thrive Global

I needed to learn. I needed to become the person who was ready for the life that I wished for. I punched the s**t out of my punching bag. I asked people in the industry for advice. My greatest joy was helping my mom in the kitchen. I still do the grunt work.

“Respect others alone time.”, With Joanne Papadopoulos of Teenacers

Thrive Global

As a part of my series about “How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times”, I had the pleasure of interviewing (Yanna) Joanne Papadopoulos. Can you share with us the backstory about what brought you to your specific career path? Ask the right questions.

John G. McCarthy, III: “Hire a great team.”

Thrive Global

The only way I would tell someone to find an advisor is through the people in your life that you trust and admire. They will have advisors they work with and have an understanding of what kind of advisor they work with and the experience they are having, this is the best method by far.

What Financial Institutions Can Learn from Other Industries on Personalization

EverFi - HR

Customers today expect personalized experiences at every turn in the customer journey. But which industries are leading the way in terms of providing personalized customer experiences and what can we learn from their approaches? Download Whitepaper. Download Whitepaper.

Influencers Ophira and Tali Edut, The AstroTwins, Share Their Top Selfcare, Wellness, and Beauty Tips

Thrive Global

Dressing up, just for the heck of it, is another beauty booster. The stress, mental energy, long hours, lack of restful sleep and preoccupation that result from a high-achievement life seem to directly inhibit wellness. We have been the official astrologers for ELLE for over a decade.

“Learning how to control your breath is key to functioning optimally throughout the day” with Sarah Anne Stewart

Thrive Global

Shallow breathing is known to cause fatigue, poor sleep, and poor concentration, which can make it impossible for you to maneuver under the pressure of time. Learning how to control your breath is key to functioning optimally throughout the day. But that’s not the case.

High-performing employees: How to attract, retain and manage them


Your first step should be learning what defines high-performing employees. When recruiting, look for employees who are: Innovative and open to challenges The “go-to” source for other employees Intuitive Accountable Transparent Proactive, rather than reactive Self-motivated.

Women In Wellness: “We must remember who we are, remember what we are, and remember how to be in a healthy relationship” with Author Anita Sanchez

Thrive Global

I had the pleasure of interviewing Anita Sanchez, Ph.D. Anita is Aztec and Mexican-American, is a transformational leadership consultant, speaker, coach and author of the international bestselling book, “The Four Sacred Gifts: Indigenous Wisdom for Modern Times” (Simon & Schuster).

How to develop business acumen in your employees


In the long run, that can equate to a lack of understanding in how to add value to your company or act in its best interest. Businesses miss out on meaningful employee input; specifically, their ideas on how to improve the business. Who is the customer? Implement cross-training.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, March 23-29, 2020

Brandon Hall

New research on COVID-19, Learning, Leadership Development and Talent Management. Brandon Hall Group analysts are hard at work conducting quantitative and qualitative research on how employers are managing the coronavirus crisis while serving employees and customers.

Josephine Atluri: ?How To Develop Mindfulness And Serenity During Stressful Or Uncertain Times?

Thrive Global

When we state something positive to ourselves, the idea will take root within us and shift our mindset. During this time of uncertainty, the following affirmations are great to repeat to oneself to boost positivity and temper anxiety: I am safe. Community Authority Magazine Wonder

“Understand who you are building for and why.” With Mitch Russo & George Deglin

Thrive Global

This means risking your time to make sure you have the right customers, and seeing what is actually going to be valuable for people. George Deglin is Co-Founder & CEO of OneSignal , the most widely used mobile/web engagement platform. Community Authority Magazine Wonder

Flutin CEO Vishu Gupta: “No matter how bad things are right now, they always get better if you keep working on it”

Thrive Global

No matter how bad things are right now, they always get better if you keep working on it and have the perseverance to push harder than before. He inspired me and gave me the courage to work to make things better. I had the pleasure of interviewing Vishu Gupta.

Rising Star Max Adams: “If audience members aren’t feeling an emotion, the emotion doesn’t exist in the film”

Thrive Global

But drama is when the audience cries.” For me, that’s one of the truest statements ever made about writing and filmmaking. The main character in a film, for an audience, is not the character on screen. The main character, for an audience, is the audience member.

“We’re seeing the best of humanity right now.” Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Sabrina Philipp

Thrive Global

We’re seeing the best of humanity right now. Faith in humanity is being restored in the midst of chaos. As a part of my series about the things we can do to remain hopeful and support each other during anxious times, I had the pleasure of interviewing Sabrina Philipp.

“Shift your color palette” With Channing Muller

Thrive Global

When it comes to rebranding, there should be a lot of thought and true introspection going into the process before it even gets started beginning with “Why do you want to rebrand?” As part of our series about “Brand Makeovers” I had the pleasure to interview.

“People are finding out how to be useful in a new way.” With Penny Bauder & Jennifer Stancil

Thrive Global

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives today. As a part of my series about how women leaders in tech and STEM are addressing these new needs, I had the pleasure of interviewing Jennifer Stancil. Now let’s move to the main focus of our interview.

Learning from failure: 5 inspiring life lessons


Once you’ve accepted that, you can begin to reorient your mindset from feeling bad about making mistakes to recognizing your faults and learning from failure. But you must realize that the road to success is often littered with past failures. The key is to learn and recover quickly.

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5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Started: “There is always a solution”, with Sophie Bowman

Thrive Global

I learned that there is always a solution, and once you realize that, you will go on to live a far happier and less anxious life. But the outcome can open unexpected windows of opportunity, and the results can be quite extraordinary. It’s lonely on your way to the top.

“How to write a book that sparks a movement”, with Michele PW

Thrive Global

As part of my series about “How to write a book that sparks a movement” I had the great pleasure of interviewing Michele PW (Pariza Wacek), a best-selling, award-winning author who writes both fiction and nonfiction. Can you share the “backstory” about how you grew up? Put in the work.

The Social Impact Heroes of Social Media: “Let’s start off with being more positive and respectful towards one another” with Annie Vazquez & Candice Georgiadis

Thrive Global

The best strategy is to post daily, establish a routine and stick to it. Post in the morning messages of positivity, people need to be armed with that energy before they head out to work. I have people from all over the world following. I love sharing the knowledge.

?Listen without ?fixing? feelings.? With Dr. Ely Weinschneider, Psy.D. & Dana McNeil

Thrive Global

The very best of us are struggling to keep a positive attitude and to avoid taking out our frustrations on those dearest to us. Dana McNeil is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is the founder of a group practice called The Relationship Place located in San Diego, California.