Drop the hierarchy: Why people skills are more important than ever
After nearly two decades of education and workplace learning experience focused on building meaningful learning opportunities for employees across industries and around the world, I have come to realize that it’s time we remedy the unnecessary bifurcation of what we refer to as “soft” and “hard” skills.
Empower Managers and Employees to Support Wellness at Work
Even before a global pandemic upended our lives, nearly three-fourths of workers said they experienced burnout at their jobs. Now, 69% of workers say that the COVID-19 pandemic is the single most stressful time of their entire career — and this unprecedented stress is taking a toll on everyone’s mental health. A recent CDC survey found that 41% of Americans are struggling with mental health issues stemming from the pandemic.
Cornerstone Originals — It's Our First Birthday!
Just about a year ago, we launched our first-ever Cornerstone Originals learning series—Digital Native Advancement (DNA)—and watched with excitement as our customers took it and ran! DNA embodied everything we wanted in our flagship Cornerstone Original. It was innovative and strategic, but it also captured our goal of amplifying a trending topic in a new way. And that type of innovation doesn’t come easy.
Learning Diaries: How I Learn Spherically at Work and At Home
In our Learning Diaries series, seasoned HR and business leaders share how they make time for a critical but often overlooked aspect of their jobs: learning. It's an inside look at how successful people navigate their busy schedules to continuously improve their skills—and advance their careers.
Why Creating a Learning Culture Is an Opportunity for Change
Have you noticed that over the past year, conversations around major incidents of unconscious bias and sexual harassment have almost always included learning as part of the solution?
How to Best Manage Gen Z to Create a Productive and Successful Workplace
This article was originally published by Thrive Global.
The 4 pillars for creating an impactful DEI learning culture
For seven years when I worked at a nonprofit, harassment training meant popping in a VHS tape for my team and sitting through cringe-worthy scenarios filled with innuendos and bad puns. People would leave thinking, "Hey, I've never been harassed,” or “I'm not a harasser, this doesn’t apply to me."
Cornerstone Originals — It's our first birthday!
Just about a year ago, we launched our first-ever Cornerstone Originals learning series — Digital Native Advancement (DNA) — and watched with excitement as our customers took it and ran! DNA embodied everything we wanted in our flagship Cornerstone Original. It was innovative and strategic, but it also captured our goal of amplifying a trending topic in a new way. And that type of innovation doesn’t come easy.