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Art & Science of Mindfulness
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Art & Science of Mindfulness

Research on mindfulness in the workplace has mostly focused on the objective of trying to improve levels of work-related well-being...  More →

7 Ways to Revitalize Your Employee Training Program
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7 Ways to Revitalize Your Employee Training Program

There’s nothing like a fresh coat of paint to make a room “pop.” A new vibrant color can make a...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , learning

How to Drive Corporate Innovation with Training
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How to Drive Corporate Innovation with Training

During the pandemic we saw examples of corporate innovation as companies pivoted to adjust to new business and operations...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Soft Skills , strategy

Making Mistakes at Work: How to Recover, Learn, and Move On
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Making Mistakes at Work: How to Recover, Learn, and Move On

In today’s world of cancel culture, I worry how the fear of making mistakes at work may affect entry-level...  More →

Related Topics: manager

What Makes a Good Incentive Plan?
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What Makes a Good Incentive Plan?

Employees are paid a salary and benefits for doing their job. Incentives are designed for incremental effort and stretch goals...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources , Training & Development , Incentive

A Comprehensive Guide to Soft Skills Training
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A Comprehensive Guide to Soft Skills Training

All employees can benefit from soft skills training. We all need help sometimes dealing with our coworkers, customer, and vendors...  More →

Tips to Build Relationships at Work
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Tips to Build Relationships at Work

Prior to the global pandemic, building relationships at work was fairly easy. You were surrounded by teammates with the...  More →

Related Topics: Soft Skills , Communication

Art & Science of Mindfulness
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Art & Science of Mindfulness

By Linda F. Martin, CSP, PG, CHMM, SMS, CIH and Jan K. Wachter, D.Sc., CSP, CIH, CQE, CRE This article...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Construction , effectiveness , Electrical , exposure , mindfulness

Soft Skills
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Soft Skills

Improve Productivity and Interpersonal Relationships Go beyond technical skills and software training and help your employees change behaviors, attitudes, and...  More →

Benefits of LGBTQ Inclusion in Diversity Training
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Benefits of LGBTQ Inclusion in Diversity Training

You might think diversity training is a one size fits all approach to get everyone working together. If diversity training...  More →

Related Topics: Diversity , DEI

Conway Corporation Sees Increased Engagement with Blended-Learning Approach
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Conway Corporation Sees Increased Engagement with Blended-Learning Approach

Introduction Conway Corporation is a utilities provider in Conway, Arkansas that provides electric, water, wastewater, video, internet, voice and security...  More →

Top Soft Skills for Safety Leaders and EHS Professionals
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Top Soft Skills for Safety Leaders and EHS Professionals

Safety leaders have one of the most difficult jobs. They have an incredible amount of responsibility—lives are literally at stake...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , safety compliance , complianance

How to Tell if Someone is a Good Fit for the Job
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How to Tell if Someone is a Good Fit for the Job

Managers play many roles, and that often includes the job of hiring. They are looking for the missing puzzle piece...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources

7 Characteristics of Winning Team Dynamics
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7 Characteristics of Winning Team Dynamics

Have you ever wondered why some teams get everyone rowing in the same direction, while others just struggle or sink...  More →

Related Topics: Team Dynamics , New Manager

Employee Empowerment: Building Confidence and Initiative with Training
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Employee Empowerment: Building Confidence and Initiative with Training

Nothing builds employee empowerment and boosts confidence and initiative like effective training!...  More →

Related Topics: Confidence , Psychological Safety , Soft Skills Training

Embracing Neurodiversity in the Workplace
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Embracing Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Ask any HR person or business owner, and they’ll tell you it’s hard to find good people. Nowadays, there are...  More →

Related Topics: Diversity , Inclusion , DEI

Top Professional Development Skills for a Modern Workforce
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Top Professional Development Skills for a Modern Workforce

These days, terms like “modern workforce” and “professional development skills” mean something different than they did even a year ago...  More →

Related Topics: Soft Skills , manager

Elements of a Whole-Person Approach to Employee Training
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Elements of a Whole-Person Approach to Employee Training

If you think of your learners as human beings with a life outside of your organization, you may approach...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Whole person , DEI

Training and Development: An Integral Part of Employee Recruitment and Retention
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Training and Development: An Integral Part of Employee Recruitment and Retention

Recruitment and retention. Two very important words to an organization’s successful future. According to SHRM’s 2022 Learning & Development Trends...  More →

Related Topics: training and development , recruitment , retention , Mentorship Program , Succession planning , Costs of not training , Ruturn on Investment , Empathy , Unconscious Bias

Training2022 Keynote Recap: Happiness and Success
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Training2022 Keynote Recap: Happiness and Success

If someone told you happier employees translate into more success for your company, would you shake your head and roll...  More →

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Your Safety Program Isn’t Special (Here’s Why)
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Your Safety Program Isn’t Special (Here’s Why)

For many organizations, the safety training program is sacred: old, tested, believed-in. Considered a reflection of leadership or part of...  More →

Related Topics: online safety training , Safety , safety pro , safety programs

The Future of Training and Development is in Reshaping Mindsets
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The Future of Training and Development is in Reshaping Mindsets

What does the future hold for training and development? What are the trends, and how should you prepare? Those are...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development

How to Get the Most Value Out of Your Off-the-Shelf Training Library
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How to Get the Most Value Out of Your Off-the-Shelf Training Library

You’ve made your decision to license a full library of off-the-shelf training videos. You’ve assigned a few required courses for...  More →

Related Topics: Off-the-shelf , Learning Ecosystem , Training & Development

Staying Safe and Beating the Holiday Blues
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Staying Safe and Beating the Holiday Blues

Sometimes the holidays can be overwhelming, and not just because we’re trying to pack so many things into our calendars...  More →

Related Topics: Holiday , Depression

Leading the Way to a Learning Culture
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Leading the Way to a Learning Culture

Culture happens. I know, it sounds like a bad bumper sticker from the ’90s, but it’s true: Your organization has...  More →

Related Topics: Learning Cultures , Leadership , Culture

How to Curate a Training Curriculum on Demand
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How to Curate a Training Curriculum on Demand

Today’s diverse workforce requires a training program with a wide variety of topics to address those diverse needs. It’s nearly...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development

HSI July Newsletter
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HSI July Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training

A Comprehensive Guide to Anti-Harassment Training Programs
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A Comprehensive Guide to Anti-Harassment Training Programs

There is a dire need to establish and develop a cohesive anti-harassment program in the workplace, as harassment is both...  More →

8 Ways Soft Skills Training Fosters Innovation
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8 Ways Soft Skills Training Fosters Innovation

Soft skills training fosters innovation. Incorporating soft skills training into employees’ professional development training programs not only equips them with...  More →

Related Topics: Soft Skills Training , Innovation , Company Culture , Communication Skills , Creativity , Critical Thinking , Collaboration , Teamwork , Flexibility , emotional intelligence , leadership skills

How is Compliance Training Different from Other Training?
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How is Compliance Training Different from Other Training?

Compliance training is a fact of life in most U.S. businesses today. Beyond the mere fact that it is mandated...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance

Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps
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Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps

With unemployment rates at a historic low, the U.S. is in the midst of a labor shortage: There are about...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , learning

7 Tips to Successful Onboarding [+ Remote Onboarding Advice]
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7 Tips to Successful Onboarding [+ Remote Onboarding Advice]

What are the two most critical factors for successful on-site or remote onboarding programs? First and foremost, new hires must...  More →

Related Topics: Onboarding , Inclusive Culture , Continuous Learning

Tips to Be Calm and Relaxed at Work
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Tips to Be Calm and Relaxed at Work

How does one remain calm and relaxed in stressful situations? Tight deadlines. Heavy workload. Demanding manager. And the list of...  More →

Related Topics: Stress , engagement , work-life balance , Collaboration

Brain Health: 15 Cognitive Activities to Help Improve Workplace Skills
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Brain Health: 15 Cognitive Activities to Help Improve Workplace Skills

It’s not only in one’s early childhood that cognitive activities are necessary to keep the brain healthy. Companies should support...  More →

Related Topics: Communication Skills , diversity and inclusion , Leadership , Professional Productivity

Why Employees Love Online Safety Training in 3 Quotes
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Why Employees Love Online Safety Training in 3 Quotes

Last year, workers completed a record-breaking 1.7 million online safety courses with HSI. The average course rating across all of...  More →

Related Topics: auditing , awareness , Compliance , engagement , hr , job , online safety training , PPE

GHS Labels: What They Look Like and What They Mean
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GHS Labels: What They Look Like and What They Mean

When a company makes, stores, or ships dangerous chemical products, they need to ensure the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) pictogram...  More →

Related Topics: GHS , HAZCOM , OSHA , safety data sheets , sds

A Comprehensive Guide to Building Customer Service Training Programs
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A Comprehensive Guide to Building Customer Service Training Programs

Most companies, whether they sell products or provide services, are in the same business - the relationship business. Customer service...  More →

Hospitality Training: Don't Lose the Personal Touch
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Hospitality Training: Don't Lose the Personal Touch

Kiosks for check-in. Mobile hotel keys. Tablets for tableside ordering. These are a few of the innovations in the hospitality...  More →

Related Topics: Hospitality , Diversity

How Can Workplace Wellness Be Improved?
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How Can Workplace Wellness Be Improved?

Start With Healthy Balance There’s a lot of research showing that healthier employees are a benefit to organizations. They are...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources , Mental Wellness

How Do You Train Critical Observation?
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How Do You Train Critical Observation?

Have you ever known someone who just “knew” what people needed? Or who could easily ask questions to get at...  More →

Related Topics: emotional intelligence , ethics

A Guide to Creating an Employee Training and Development Program
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A Guide to Creating an Employee Training and Development Program

Creating an employee training and development program from scratch is a challenge. Do it right, and you’ll give your organization...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development

How to Conduct Employee Training Assessments
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How to Conduct Employee Training Assessments

Before you even start thinking of how to setup your employee training program, you’ll need to think about how to...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Human Resources , manager

Why Outsource Employee Training?
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Why Outsource Employee Training?

We all know the importance of effective and engaging employee training, and not just for compliance topics, but also for...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , buying

8 Staff Training Ideas to Spice Up Your Learning
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8 Staff Training Ideas to Spice Up Your Learning

Are you a manager looking for staff training ideas for a specific team member? Or are you a training...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , learning

10 Signs of a Toxic Workplace: A Checklist for Managers
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10 Signs of a Toxic Workplace: A Checklist for Managers

With today’s labor shortage, organizations can’t afford to ignore the signs of a toxic workplace. This might be company-wide, or...  More →

Related Topics: Toxic Workplace , mental health , Employee Engagement , Culture

Closing the Skills Gap and Building a Foundation for Long-Term Success With Training
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Closing the Skills Gap and Building a Foundation for Long-Term Success With Training

As the skills gap increases, organizations need to think creatively about how to hire workers. Instead of looking for someone...  More →

How To Read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
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How To Read a Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

A safety data sheet—or SDS—is a document prepared by chemical manufacturers for any chemical which presents a hazard to health...  More →

Understanding OSHA’s HAZCOM and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Standards
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Understanding OSHA’s HAZCOM and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Standards

Hazardous chemicals in the workplace kill an estimated 50,000 workers each year in the United States, and an estimated 190,00...  More →

Related Topics: HAZCOM , GHS , OSHA

All the OSHA Acronyms! With Definitions!
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All the OSHA Acronyms! With Definitions!

One of the frustrating things about the government—or any large bureaucratic institution—is the jargon. Least popular for laymen are acronyms...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Construction , Electrical , OSHA

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