Emotional Intelligence In The Workforce

Overview Add a header to begin generating the table of contents Previously on WeLearn’s learning development blog, we have explored the roots of emotional intelligence, its definition, and how it’s measured. But how does emotional intelligence make its way into workforce development? Emotional intelligence is a positive, professional trait. Researchers found that emotional intelligence training …

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The Ultimate Do’s and Don’ts of Automation and Workforce Development

The Ultimate Do’s and Don’ts of Automation and Workforce Development Add a header to begin generating the table of contents While it may seem like a daunting concept to people like you and me, artificial intelligence and automation could enhance your professional life. Embracing automation in the workplace could lead to economic growth, an increase …

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Avoid These Top Mistakes in Digital Learning

Avoid These Top Mistakes In Digital Learning Development

As you may be experiencing firsthand, the COVID 19 crisis has pushed students out of the classroom and into the world of online learning. Experts predict that online and remote learning isn’t going anywhere and that most schools will continue with an eLearning hybrid approach. If digital is our future, how do we provide the best education for our learners?

Economic growth and automation.

Automation and Economic Growth: Who, What, How?

Recent studies estimate that 9% of jobs to 47% are at risk of automation and many fear that the rise of automatable tasks will lead to mass unemployment, social distress, and anxiety in the workplace. But will robots really steal our jobs and leave us with nothing to do?

Learning Leaders

Are You Facing the Learning Leaders Dilemma?

The magazine cover is framed. The latest award is on the shelf. All is right in the world of the learning leader. But there is that little voice in the back of your mind. Maybe it is the voice of your CFO, maybe it is the voice of your CEO, maybe it is your voice asking you “Are you running a great training organization, and if you are, prove it?’

Team building does not equal teamwork

Team Building Does Not Equal Teamwork

It’s nearly impossible to think of a work situation where teams are not present. From the mega-companies like the Amazons of the world, to the small mom and pop type businesses, teams are instrumental at every level of an organization. Even the scrappy solopreneur has at least some degree of a team, whether it’s with his/her vendors, freelancers and clients.

Remote Teamwork

The Extreme Challenges of Remote Teamwork

Google, American Express, Uber, AirBnB, Zillow and Twitter are but a few of the companies that recently announced extended- or even permanent- telecommuting policies for their employees. According to the Brookings Institute, up to half of American workers are currently working from home, more than double the fraction who worked from home (at least occasionally) in 2017-18. While this switch to remote work is due to Covid-19, it’s commonly expected that telecommuting will extend long past the pandemic.

Disconnected

Disconnected

How old were you when you got your first phone? I was about 13 years old, it was Christmas, and it was all I had asked for that year. It was the new thing, however what I got wasn’t some fancy smart phone , it was an old school, simple, flip phone.

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