Monthly Archives: February 2024

Ditch the Jammies, Embrace Collaboration: Why Comprehensive Training Beats Isolated Learning

  • Posted on Feb 29, 2024

Remember the initial thrill of working from home in your pajamas? The freedom, the comfort–it felt like a win.  But as time went on, something crucial began to fade: collaboration. We craved the connection, the exchange of ideas, and the synergy of working together.  It’s no surprise that the same principle applies to learning and development. ... Read More

Improve Communication to Lessen Workplace Burnout

  • Posted on Feb 21, 2024

Which responses indicate that a team member may be experiencing workplace burnout? The answer? All of them. Employee burnout, a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion resulting from chronic workplace stress, has become a prevalent concern. More than three-fourths of employees have experienced burnout in the last 30 days. Burnout is more likely to occur when different ... Read More

Health, Wellness and Burnout Prevention: Elmo Teaches Us How to Connect

  • Posted on Feb 15, 2024

Although the year is still young, people have been commenting that 2024 already feels different. Elmo from Sesame Street expressed concern. At the end of January, he tweeted, “Elmo is just checking in. How is everybody doing?”  Two hundred million people have seen the post, and more than 60,000 responded. The issues they face include: ... Read More

Leveraging Talent Sourcing Techniques: A Guide 

  • Posted on Feb 7, 2024

Leveraging talent has become a prime concern for employers, and retaining top talent challenges corporations and federal agencies alike.   Half of all employees in the U.S. would consider leaving their current employer. With competition for skilled professionals growing fiercer, agencies must explore innovative approaches to talent sourcing.  One approach involves widening external and internal talent pools through practical training and ... Read More