What did we Learn from the Government Shutdown?

What did we Learn from the Government Shutdown?

READ TIME: 3 minutes. If you believe the headlines, the recent and longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history will be the ruin of the federal government. Out of desperation, many furloughed federal workers sought jobs in private companies, pulling precious...
To Train or Not to Train: Analyzing Performance Problems

To Train or Not to Train: Analyzing Performance Problems

READ TIME: 3 minutes. When an employee does something wrong in their job, a common reaction is to provide training as the solution. However, believing that training can solve all behavior and performance problems can set an organization on the wrong path. It may even...
Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?

Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?

READ TIME: 4 minutes. Not so long ago, most people worked until the age of 62 or 65 before retiring to fill their days with family, travel and recreation. After decades of demanding work schedules, employees looked forward to a life of leisure. However, while no one...
How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way

How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way

READ TIME: 4 minutes. We know that the U.S. federal government is actively working to modernize the federal workforce to meet the fast-evolving nature of 21st-century work. There’s a push to update technology systems to improve mobile access and citizen engagement....
How to Assess Your Workforce to Create a Skills Inventory

How to Assess Your Workforce to Create a Skills Inventory

READ TIME: 3 minutes. What’s the one thing that all businesses have in common? They all possess the same #1 asset – the employees! That’s right…human capital. The skillful utilization of human capital is a necessary requirement for managers of all levels, often...