Category: Workforce Insights
Experts Warn Against Relying Solely on the Buddy System for Training
The buddy system is a method of training where two individuals are paired up to work together, usually with the more experienced person guiding and teaching. While the buddy system can have some benefits, such as providing social support and a sense of accountability, it is not always the most effective or efficient way to train individuals.
A Silver Avalanche is a term used to describe a large number of employees who retire from a company at the same time. The term is typically used to refer to a situation where a large percentage of the company’s workforce is made up of older, experienced employees who are retiring, often taking valuable institutional knowledge with them. The term is often used to describe situations where a company has not adequately planned for the retirement of its employees, and is left with a lack of experienced personnel.
Hire for soft skills, not for technical skills
Hiring for soft skills is important because they are transferable skills that can be used in different types of roles, making it easier for employees to transition into new roles and contribute to the team. Soft skills are also important for fostering good relationships between team members and creating a positive work environment. They can be used to increase motivation, collaboration, and build a culture of trust and respect. Lastly, soft skills can help employees handle difficult situations more effectively, which can lead to better overall outcomes.
Four insights in creating productive employees faster
What are some of the issues with an untrained workforce? Telecom companies struggle with creating a hassle-free system of recruiting, mentoring and finally creating a dependable, knowledgeable and skilled workforce. An untrained workforce can create a number of problems for companies. Some of the potential issues include: Overall, an untrained workforce can have a negative […]