All Items: Employee Development

  • President Trump Orders Review of Apprenticeship Programs

    June 16, 2017

    President Donald J. Trump has signed an Executive Order that calls for an "empirically rigorous evaluation" of current apprenticeship and workforce development programs. Employers would have greater discretion in designing these job training programs under the new directives.

  • "Respectful Treatment" Biggest Driver of Job Satisfaction, Says SHRM Survey

    April 24, 2017

    Although 65 percent of the 600 employees surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management said "respectful treatment of all employees at all levels" is very important for job satisfaction, only 38 percent said they are currently satisfied with the level of respect in their workplaces.

  • US DOL Issues Final Rule Regarding EEO in Apprenticeship Opportunities

    January 4, 2017

    The US Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final rule that updates equal employment opportunity (EEO) requirements with respect to apprenticeships. Current protections are expanded to include disability, age, genetic information and sexual orientation.

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News: HR guidance on the legal risks and benefits of employee training and development. Support on fully developing workers through means such as training.