There are many diversity-focused weeks and months throughout the year – many focusing on the uniqueness of a specific group or characteristic, or a different source of diversity. In October, we celebrate Global Diversity Awareness Month.
If you are looking for a job, or hoping to move to a better one, you’re probably doing all the right things: Networking, updating your social presence on LinkedIn, honing your resume. But are you also improving your skills? And in particular, are your Excel skills where they need to be?
Microlearning is training that delivers bite-sized pieces of information to learners. Together, several microlearning courses can be combined to create a larger training program – but each should be able to stand on its own as well.
National Coffee Day is in September, and the event raises an interesting question: What could you teach someone in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee? This is not just a theoretical question – for learning and development professionals, that question is at a heart of a new training approach: microlearning.
Microsoft Excel is the most popular spreadsheet tool in use today, so it is likely that you will answer at least some questions about this important program during interviews. This is true whether you are looking for work as a senior manager or an intern.
Why is this mentioned in a post about Freezing Rows? Imagine trying to read a sheet with the headers 1000 rows above the data you are looking at.
When talking about leading a team, many focus on long-term intact teams. These may be organizational support teams, sales teams or service teams – regardless of mission, they are designed to stay together for a long time.
Let’s be clear: teamwork is really hard. For every blog article proclaiming how beneficial teamwork is, there is a manager struggling to make it happen in the real world. In this article, we’ll look at five critical steps that help these managers lead a team to success.
Why do our coworkers stress us out? One of the reasons may be our personality types. In fact, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) denotes sixteen main personality types, including adventurers, inspectors and masterminds (among others). Each of those diverse personality types handles conflict differently.
Employees want to feel like their organization is focused on a clear mission with compelling goals that they are personally aligned with. Engagement with the organization does not just come from eating ice cream – it comes from being fully bought in to the concept of the store itself.