Coaching employees to emphasize their strengths is a powerful way to increase engagement and results. According to Gallup, employees who use their strengths every day are three times more likely to report having an excellent quality of life and six times more likely to be engaged at work. They are also 8% more productive and 15% less likely to quit their jobs.
Remember the good old days when HR professionals only had to worry about training individual millennial contributors and entry-level employees? Well, that's over.
For more than a decade, human resources professionals have struggled to satisfy two seemingly diametric challenges: develop leadership and engage emerging professionals.
Topics: human resources training
As the workforce gets younger and younger, the opportunity for faulty communication and frustration gets bigger and bigger.
It's easy to assume that your younger employees and managers want to learn 100 percent virtually. After all, they are tethered to their mobile devices and check their phones seemingly infinite times an hour. If millennials and members of Gen Z rely on screens for entertainment and communication, why shouldn’t it be their preferred method of professional development?