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How To Give Feedback: Employees, Peers, and Boss (+Template)

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How To Give Feedback to Employees, Peers, and Bosses (+Template)

Whether you’re praising a peer for a job well done or guiding an employee on a project that’s faltering, feedback is how those around you learn and...

Communication Skills Courses

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Communication Skills Courses: 20+ Questions to Ask Before You Buy

There is no shortage of communication courses available to those whose goal is to improve their communication skills. In a Google search that takes...

Lunch and Learn in the Workplace

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50+ Stealworthy Lunch and Learn Topics and Ideas

So, you’re thinking about hosting a lunch and learn. If that’s the case, then you’ve come to the right place because, in this article, we’ll not only...

Executive Assistant Skills in the Workplace

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Executive Assistant Skills Assessment [2024]

Have you ever asked yourself what exactly makes a great executive assistant (EA)? While there are many ways to answer this question, one thing is...

Short and Long-Term Career Goals

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101 Short and Long-Term Career Goals Examples for You to Steal

You can’t afford to take a passive approach to your career. In fact, you need to be in the driver’s seat of it. You should be one in control,...

Employee Training Budget

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Strategies to Get Your Employee Training Budget Approved

It’s no secret investing in employee training can reap big rewards. From increased productivity and engagement to fewer errors and rework, the...

Feedback Training for Managers and Employees

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What Is Feedback Training? Who It’s For and Why It’s Important

Giving and receiving feedback does not always come easily or naturally. In fact, you might be surprised just how many people need feedback training...

Gap Analysis Template

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The Only Gap Analysis Template You’ll Ever Need (+Instructions)

In today’s workplace, staying static is not an option. If you fail to continuously improve everything from your performance to your team’s culture,...

The Ultimate List of Power Skills

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The Ultimate List of Power Skills

Things are not the way they used to be. In today's rapidly evolving world, where there is a new AI breakthrough seemingly every hour, where...

 Training Needs Assessment in the Workplace

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What Is a Training Needs Assessment? (+Template)

If you’re reading this article, you either know for certain or have a hunch that someone you know needs training. You’ve likely noticed that they’re...

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