Why You Should Hire Emotionally Intelligent Employees

Posted on April 10th, 2018 by The Learning Factor

Perhaps you’ve heard the saying, “hire hard, manage easy.” This implies that having a well thought-out hiring strategy can lead to on-boarding employees that best fit your company culture. This saying certainly holds true in today’s age, where having a cohesive culture has become essential for a strong business.


Making a good hiring decision starts by creating a highly detailed and specific job description designed to flesh out the best applicants.

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Specific skills and experiences are only part of the hiring puzzle.

5 Highly Effective Negotiation Tactics Anyone Can Use

Posted on April 10th, 2018 by The Learning Factor

A negotiation isn’t a dispute or a confrontation. Great negotiators don’t fight. When the bully on the boat in Enter the Dragon asks Bruce Lee to describe his kung fu style, Bruce says, “You can call it ‘the art of fighting without fighting.'”


That’s a great way to think of a negotiation. Negotiating isn’t really about competing well — negotiating is about communicating well. (That’s especially true if, for example, you’re asking for a raise.)


Want to be a better negotiator? Here are some simple tips.

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Want to be a better negotiator? Here are simple tips anyone can use to get more of what they want — without conflict or confrontation

Your Compliance Training Sucks, And Here’s How To Fix It

Posted on April 6th, 2018 by The Learning Factor

It’s kind of amazing that you clicked on an article with “compliance training” in the headline, such is the revulsion with which that experience is typically–and often deservedly–greeted. But it’s a good thing you did. The policies covered in most compliance-training programs are extremely important for keeping the organization from violating laws and regulations, not to mention preserving a safe, inclusive work culture.


So it’s all the bigger shame that the way employees tend to be taught about those policies is frequently so tedious and rarely leads the desired outcomes. Here’s why–and what it takes to rethink a more effective training experience.

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Most HR training is memorable only for being unpleasant and tedious. That’s a real problem.

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