Training Theory and Practice in General
Use Training and Development to Motivate Staff
Want to keep your staff motivated about learning? The quality and variety of the training you offer is key. You want to bring them back for more.
Make Learning Matter: Become a Learning Organization
Organizations with the best chance to succeed and thrive in the future are learning organizations. Find tips for how you can turn your organization into a learning organization here.
Need to know more about on-the-job training? It's an effective method for offering employees job and career development options - plus, the employer gains, too. Find out more.
How to Implement a Book Club at Work
Looking for an easy way to share information and develop employees at work? Form a book club in which a group of employees voluntarily read the same book. Combine the book reading with a regularly scheduled discussion meeting to double the impact of the book. Ask one employee to lead the discussion about the week's assigned chapter or two. Ask a...
Spice Up Your Company Meeting: Ten Tips for Meeting Planning
Are you the planner of the monthly or periodic company or department meeting? They can be deadly dull if you're not careful. You know the drill. A bunch of talking heads line up to give people important company information. People are interested, but the most effective meetings woo their attention with thought-provoking questions and answers,...
Performance Consulting, Measurement, and Improvement Books
Effective performance consulting and training can provide big payoffs for the employer in increased staff productivity, knowledge, loyalty, and contribution. These resources increase your ability to do performance consulting, measure performance improvement, and provide resultant training using internal staff. Increase your self-sufficiency in performance consulting and improvement.
Big Dogs’ Training and Development Page
Don Clark presents Big Dogs’ Training and Development Page, an eclectic group of links and articles about HRD. Check out his links to various training statistics for an overview of the field.
Free Degrees, Loyal Employees
While 85 percent of corporations, in one survey, pay some educational benefits, United Technologies Corp. pays for employee tuition, books and study time. They reap big benefits in employee loyalty, according to this excellent article in the Christian Science Monitor.
Human Resource Development
Gerrit Visser maintains this site in the Start4All.com network of sites. The site features useful links to a multitude of training and development resources.
Performance Management Company (Square Wheels)
Management development and facilitation are the key focuses of the resources at Scott Simmerman’s eclectic site. Look for some great HR related humor, fun exercises, and his unadulterated personality to shine forth on every page.