Learning and Development

The Role of Human Resources in Learning and Development



Learning and Development plays a vital role in the continued growth, profitability, and overall success of organizations. More than ever, human resources professionals are struggling to recruit and hire suitable candidates for job openings due to increased competition, a lack of qualified candidates, and a lack of the necessary technical or soft skills to perform effectively in the role. Currently, the demand for highly skilled workers exceeds the available talent creating a significant talent shortage. This shortage is requiring organizational leaders to rely on non-traditional and creative ways to lessen the impact of the skills gap and talent shortage on their bottom line. Developing and implementing career development and learning opportunities within the organization is a way to remain competitive while promoting employee engagement, increasing employee retention, and motivating employees to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

Team Building for Managers

Your organization’s people are its greatest asset, and when they work together as a team they accomplish even more. But teamwork doesn’t just happen. Teams have to be created, developed, and continuously nurtured. A solid team building strategy can create an environment of greater collaboration and collegiality, which is good not only for the bottom line for your people themselves. There are many different ways to build a team, and to continue fostering a sense of teamwork. Developing a diverse team building tool kit helps your people grow at every stage.

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What Are the Benefits of Team Building?


Types of Team Building Activities




More Team Building Games




More Team Building Activities


Social Gatherings


Common Mistakes When Team Building


Formatting a Team Building Plan




Supervising Others: 10 Audio Chapters and E-Book

Supervising others can be a tough job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks, and helping other supervisors, your day can fill up before you know it. This book will help supervisors become more efficient. They will also become more proficient with delegating, managing time, setting goals and expectations (for themselves and others), providing feedback, resolving conflict, and administering discipline.

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Setting Expectations


Setting Goals


Assigning Work


Degrees of Delegation


Implementing Delegation


Providing Feedback


Managing Your Time


Resolving Conflict


Tips for Special Situations


A Survival Guide for the New Supervisor


Safety in the Workplace: 10 Audio Chapters and E-Book

Those who are in management are responsible for protecting the safety of their employees. Workplace safety, however, is the responsibility of everyone in an organization. Companies have legal obligations to meet certain safety requirements, but many go further than the minimum obligations. Safety standards and procedures must be put in place, and everyone needs to follow the standards in order for them to be effective.

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An Overview


Types of Hazards


Managers Role




Stress Management


Workplace Violence


Identifying Your Company Hazards


Drug & Alcohol Abuse


Writing the Safety Plan


Implement the Plan


Proposal Writing: 10 Audio Chapters and E-Book

A good proposal doesn’t just outline what product or service you would like to create or deliver. It does so in such a way that the reader feels it is the only logical choice.

This book will take you through each step of the proposal writing process, from understanding why they are writing a proposal; to gathering information; to writing and proofreading; to creating the final, professional product.

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Understanding Proposals


Beginning the Proposal Writing Process


Preparing An Outline


Finding Facts


Writing Skills (I)


Writing Skills (II)


Writing the Proposal


Checking for Readability


Proofreading and Editing


Adding the Final Touches


Project Management: 10 Audio Chapters and E-Book

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

This book will give you an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that you can use every day.

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Key Concepts (I)


Key Concepts (II)


Initiation (I)


Initiation (II)


Planning (I)


Planning (II)


Planning Tools


Executing the Project


Maintaining and Controlling the Project


Closing Out


mLearning Essentials: 10 Audio Chapters and E-Book

The use of technology is on the rise, so it’s no wonder that different methods of learning have emerged over the years.  Recently, MLearning has become a new method for employees to learn and grow at work.  With easy access, portability and a variety of resources available, MLearning is the user favorite for fast and convenient training and education.

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What is MLearning?


Common MLearning Devices


Ancillary Equipment in MLearning


M-Learning vs E-Learning


Four C’s of MLearning


Aspects of MLearning


Challenges of MLearning


Benefits of MLearning


Getting MLearning Started


Employee Training


Millennial Onboarding: 10 Audio Chapters and E-Book

More than ever, millennials – those born between 1980 and 1995 – are entering the workforce and becoming a vital part of our organizations. These workers bring a unique outlook on life to their jobs, and may also pose unique challenges. Taking time to customize the onboarding process for millennial employees helps promote employee retention and ensures that millennials are properly socialized into the workplace. Customizing the onboarding process for millennial employees benefits both the employee and the workplace.

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Purpose of Onboarding




Millennials and Onboarding


On-boarding Checklist


Engaging the Millennial Employee


Following Up With the Millennial Employee


Setting Expectations with the Millennial Employee


Mentoring the Millennial


Assigning Work to the Millennial Employee


Providing Feedback