Archive for the ‘Training & Development’ Category

Public Speaking with Ease

Even the best businessmen would rattle their knees at the thought of speaking in front of an audience, whether it is a roomful of employees or rows upon rows of industry colleagues.  If you have a fear of speaking publicly, there are many ways to overcome your anxieties and position yourself as an expert in your area of business. Start practicingEven if you are not yet invited to speak in front of a graduating class, there is no better time to practice your public speaking skills but now.  Find …

Do You Need a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource?

Many professionals dream of studying a post-graduate course, but that would take a lot of their time and energy.  If you are considering whether to go to graduate school, only you can decide on that.  You need to consider your interests, goals, dreams, and abilities.  At the same time, you also have to assess your skills, competencies, and weaknesses.  Here are some questions you need to answer when it comes to making a choice that would take you to school for the next two to seven years. Why do…

Finding the Work You Love

If you tend to feel dread at your current work place, you need to explore all other options life has to offer.  Since you spend a substantial part of your life at work, why not make that time as professionally and personally rewarding as possible?  By spending time exploring your interests, values, and option, you have a great deal to gain. Spend some time to know yourself Take a vacation leave or a long weekend and devote yourself exclusive to thinking about your work and career.  Ask som…

Tips for Training Employees

One of the factors for a successful business is by having a group of well-trained and skillful employees that can do the job right. Having such a group is not developed by merely hiring and looking for them on the job market. That would prove to be more difficult that it actually looks. A better and more realistic approach would be to offer employee training in order to develop the current crop of employees to handle the performance and production needs of the business as it grows. Employee trai…

Finding an Internship Program

For college students, experiencing work in an industry they desire to be in is an exciting chapter in their academic life.  Internship provides pre-professional work experience not only to students, but also to recent graduates as well as those who seek for career changes.  Considering an internship gives you an insider’s view of a new career field and will allow you to gain experience so that you can decide if this is something you really want to do.  Here are some ways that you can do in order…

Building an Effective Orientation Program

It pays to help new staff members start their work right, and management should invest wisely in well-designed staff-orientation programs. Effective orientation develops your new employees to become committed to the company as well as perform greatly in the organization. This reduces staff turnovers, which is very costly.Properly-trained staff members who are also welcomed at the beginning of their careers feel good about their choice of employer. They also fit in quickly with peers and colleagu…

The Importance of Employee Training

Different businesses look at employee training differently. Actually, there are only to viewpoints when it comes to this. Companies may consider employee training programs as either optional or essential to their business. Having the wrong viewpoint on this aspect of the business may have its consequences both on the short term and the long term goals of the company.  Some companies may see employee training programs as merely optional and may think of them as an added cost for the business. The…

Conducting Successful Training Sessions

Training is an important and essential aspect of career growth. Employees require ample training in order for them to develop or enhance skills that would make them better equipped to handle more responsibilities and even become more productive. Not only would this help the employees themselves but also the company that they work for since the skills learned can be applied to the type of job that they currently are doing. In conducting skills training for employees, trainers should keep in mind …

Knowing Your Personality through the Pig Test

You can show off your personality to other people even at the most subtle and subconscious ways. One great way to fully know your personality is through this exciting Pig Test. Once you identify your personality type, you will be able to determine whether there is something within you that needs to be changed for the better. All you need in this activity is pen and paper.DirectionIn five minutes, draw a pig. Draw it any which way you want. It is advisable not to look at the Guide section of this…

Time Management Skills

Many of us feel that time is slipping from our fingers. We take pains to map out the things we should be doing during the day and find ourselves falling behind. Time can’t actually be managed. The only control we have over time is the way we make use of it and how well we manage it. At the heart of every time management technique is this: concentrate on the results not on being busy. Half the time those running around like rats in a maze are actually doing very little. In order to cut back on th…