Employee Training vs. Employee Development

New employee training in a coffee shop

Employee training done well is a one-and-done event – True or False? It depends. Some things to keep in mind for employee training vs. employee development: Whether you focus on one-time employee training sessions or an employee development program, each approach depends on a few key factors. And there are times for a hybrid approach. […]

Onboarding vs. Integration of New Hires

Integration of puzzle pieces with new hires

“Onboarding” might be the wrong term. It may be causing your organization to disorient new staff rather than helpfully align their expectations. The word ‘onboarding’ implies a quick, technical process involving just a few steps. Sure, knowing where one’s workstation is, who they report to, how to use the IT, and what the HR systems […]