Tag: training

Explore these new free business courses that start soon

Several new, free, online courses were recently announced. I’ve gone through them to find the ones that would benefit business owners and leaders the most. Many of these start soon, so don’t delay in checking them out. Of particular interest to me were the courses on intrepreneurship, computer science for professionals, innovation, and writing for […]

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3 mistakes you must avoid when onboarding new employees

By Liz Greene When it comes to onboarding new employees, if you fail to do it effectively, employee retention and engagement will tank. According to a study by Equifax Workforce Solutions, 40 percent of turnover happens within the first six months, with another 10 percent of new employees leaving before they reach their first anniversary. That […]

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Bye-bye Boomers! Adios Gen Xers! Millennials in management: Are you ready?

As we look toward the coming year, I think it’s a good time to take a “long view” of how we are assimilating Millennials into our companies. The position of Millennials in the workforce is a topic often covered in business blogs like mine, and that’s a good thing because it’s an important issue. Exactly […]

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