There has been a renewed focus in the U.S. on programs that train and prepare America’s young workforce for the most in-demand industries. But is that training enough for long-term success?
Fifty-year-old legislation remains in place for the over-40 employee population, which is increasingly moving into the spots once occupied by baby boomers. David Smith, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, reviews what the law means for older workers, the younger generations and the employers trying to balance them.
The days of independent problem-solving seem to be a thing of the past, as society – and the business world – increasingly focus on the team or group. But David Hoff, COO and executive VP at EASI•Consult®, examines whether there is such a thing as too much collaboration.
In June, EASI•Consult® unveiled the 360 version of the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ (Burke LAI). As a follow-up, David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of EASI•Consult®, announces details about certification for the full suite of tools.
The need for learning agility in leadership roles is understood experientially and anecdotally. But David Smith, president and CEO of EASI•Consult®, explains how a recent study with a national healthcare organization offers scientific proof that the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ is a strong predictor of potential leaders.
How is a professional mentoring relationship like a pair of ballroom dancers? David Hoff, COO and Executive Vice President at EASI•Consult®, answers with insights on a successful pairing of advisor and protégé.
Should employers be responsible for protecting employees from harassment by customers? David Smith, Ph.D., President and CEO of EASI•Consult®, evaluates a federal court decision that says yes, and advises employers on how to be proactive in protecting their employees.
Many leaders are willing to step up and mentor others, especially if they are afforded the opportunity to choose someone with whom they have a lot in common. But as Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, VP of Business Development and Assessment Solutions at EASI•Consult® examines, that inclination may limit opportunities for some employees and inadvertently stifle diversity.
The 360০ Burke Learning Agility Survey is now available, and certification in test administration will soon begin. David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of EASI•Consult®, explains the benefits of this latest Burke Learning Agility Inventory tool in detail.
Initial results of recent research on healthcare leadership suggests that the Burke Learning Agility InventoryTM is a valuable instrument for predicting business outcome and leadership success. Rebekah Cardenas, Ph.D., vice president of business development and assessment solutions for EASI•Consult® explains the research and some of its findings.