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DEI Metrics: What, Why and How

Diversity is good for business. Recent research from Boston Consulting Group—which spanned 27,000 employees in 16 countries—illustrated the different ways in which DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) initiatives boost financial performance. Companies that prioritize DEI are more likely to have … Read more ›

By | May 16, 2024

Benefits of Professional Development Programs

Professional development programs offer multiple benefits to organizations and their employees, with multiple benefits for both. Employees gain opportunities to grow professionally and personally, while companies gain workers with higher skill levels, a robust leadership pipeline, and stronger employee engagement, … Read more ›

By | May 10, 2024

6 Impactful Employee Resource Group Best Practices

The Importance of Employee Resource Groups Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) bring a lot of value to companies. According to a 2023 research by data analysis and research firm Workhuman, employees who participate in ERG experience higher levels of psychological safety, … Read more ›

By | April 29, 2024

Defining ERG Roles and Responsibilities for Success

Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are a growing presence in corporate life. These internal workplace affinity groups offer an opportunity for workers with common identities and interests to build a supportive community based on shared experiences. Employee resource groups can be … Read more ›

By | May 2, 2024

The Importance of Gender Diversity in the Workplace [Infographic]

From pay disparities to imbalanced leadership roles, the conversation around increasing gender diversity has reached the core of workplace dialogues. While strides towards inclusivity are admirable, gender diversity remains more an aspiration than a reality in many industries. Read more ›

By | February 1, 2024

Mentoring in the AI World

In the fast-evolving landscape of technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force, reshaping the way we work, learn and connect. And while AI as it applies to machine learning has been around for quite a while, we’re … Read more ›

By | November 22, 2023

What are the Benefits of Mentoring Programs?

With layoffs, company reorgs and employee disengagement, organizations are looking for big improvements to the employee experience in order to retain employees who are engaged and productive. Improving employee connectivity, development and opportunities for growth are top of mind for … Read more ›

By | November 3, 2023

The Art of Effective People Development

In this article, we’ll delve into what people development is, explore its myriad benefits for individuals and organizations, provide examples of types of people development programs, and spotlight several companies that excel in implementing these programs. Read more ›

By | December 13, 2023

Building Employee Connections in the Workplace

In the fast-paced, ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, the importance of employee connections and team member connections cannot be overstated. These connections play a pivotal role in facilitating engagement, which, in turn, contributes significantly to individual and organizational growth. … Read more ›

By | September 8, 2023

7 Reverse Mentoring Program Best Practices

Reverse mentoring is an emerging mentoring practice that can benefit organizations and employees. This article explores what a reverse mentoring program is, its advantages, and best practices that can help you make the most of this modern mentoring format.   … Read more ›

By | November 2, 2023

What is Career Development?

Career development is the process of building knowledge, experience, and skills that will help an employee reach long-term career goals. Career development is different from employee development, which is more focused simply on gaining skills and experience, often in areas … Read more ›

By | May 7, 2024

Guide to Setting DEI Goals and Measuring Success

Companies who want to thrive for the long term understand the importance and benefits of making diversity, equity, and inclusion a priority. Several research reports have shown positive correlations between DEI initiatives and better financial performance and innovation.   Why … Read more ›

By | April 1, 2024

Building Leadership Development Programs for Future Leaders

Without effective leadership, organizations can’t reach their full potential. While some people are natural leaders, leadership is a skill that can be learned, and it pays for companies to foster great future leaders by providing training and development. Development programs … Read more ›

By | August 15, 2023

Unleash the Potential of Peer to Peer Mentoring

Peer mentoring matches mentors and mentees with similar job titles, backgrounds, or levels of experience. These programs may match participants individually or in groups with specific goals, e.g., transfer of knowledge during onboarding.  In contrast to traditional mentoring, which matches … Read more ›

By | July 10, 2023

Mentor Training: Equip Mentors with the Skills They Need

Mentoring is an age-old practice that has gained new relevance—and organizational support—in today’s workplace. Mentoring helps individuals realize their potential and organizations thrive, with benefits including career and leadership development for a strong talent pipeline, higher engagement and performance and … Read more ›

By | April 15, 2024

Enterprise Mentoring: Benefits and How to Implement

A company’s success depends on its people. For an organization to prosper in the long term, they need a workforce that’s engaged, agile and equipped with the right skills.    To get to that state, companies need to hire the … Read more ›

By | June 20, 2023

5 Reasons Why Workplace Mentorship Programs Fail

Workplace mentorship programs can be an effective tool for employee development, connectivity and overall organizational success. Mentorship—in which one employee acts as a trusted career advisor to another employee—has been proven to contribute to higher employee satisfaction, engagement, productivity and … Read more ›

By | May 11, 2023

Employee Resource Groups: Examples & Best Practices

Employee resource groups (ERGs) have been a part of corporate life since the 1960s, but they are growing in popularity. In fact that number of ERGs at companies rose more than 20% between 2021 and 2022, according to The Rise … Read more ›

By | May 2, 2024

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