Get Educated! Human Resources and the Learning Culture

How can human resources make a business competitive in the marketplace? Education!

Three steps for human resources to develop a learning culture in the workplace.

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There may be several factors to a company’s success, but one of the biggest is when their workforce that can adapt and learn quickly. In business, change is a constant, and the human resources department who embraces change (and can learn and teach from it) is the one that will certainly benefit.

For human resources departments, developing an organization that values education is vital to the company’s health and prosperity. Stagnant and unmotivated workers can become an anchor that weighs down and sinks a business. Everybody in human resources talks about engagement; the corporate culture that values education and knowledge is one that has fully engaged workers.

However, fashioning a learning culture from scratch is not easy, especially when human resources is faced with employees that fear making mistakes, fail to challenge ideas based on merit, or constantly resists positive change.

When this is the climate human resources face in a company, something must be done!

Three steps that will guarantee to convert a lifeless workplace into one with a learning culture:

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