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  • Clarifying 4 Misconceptions About Corporate Training

    Close your skills gaps with the right approach to corporate training. A great majority of managers are concerned about the skills level of their teams. Especially in an ever changing work environment. Corporate training can indeed develop employees. But outdated methods and erroneous presumptions are holding back effective approaches. Full article : Fast Company Vicario […]

  • Resolving Workplace Conflict via Emotional Intelligence

    Workplace conflict compromises mental health and productivity. Workplace conflict occurs when co-workers view shared situations through different lenses. Tension often escalates if nothing is done, so addressing the issue early on helps reduce strain and restore effective collaboration. If you find yourself in such a situation, you can feel more empowered by trusting your emotional […]

  • Is Workplace Coaching Worth the Investment?

    Workplace coaching works, as science demonstrates. Workplace coaching is a one-on-one form of learning and development. By focusing on the immediate needs of the manager, it promotes active learning. And indeed improves performance. Technical and leadership skills can be moderately improved. So as attitudes and motivation. But the greatest impact of coaching applies to individual […]

  • What Constitutes a “Serious” Psychometric Test?

    Gaining insight into people’s minds and making sound decisions. How can HR assess how current and potential employees think, feel and behave? Publishers of psychometric tests propose a vast array of products which measure personality and abilities. Many instruments offer easy-to-read colored reports, user-friendly digital platforms, and sometimes even an appealing game-format. But what is […]

  • Major Disruptors Demand Workforce Transformation

    How addressing the human dimension enables to survive. Are your current practices in hiring, training, motivating and retaining your employees preparing you for today and tomorrow’s challenges? Will your people’s competencies meet future clients’ needs, optimize company resources, and out-think the competition? What are you doing to promote a culture of agility and innovation ? […]

  • 6 Negative Myths : Why Managers Should Really Embrace Remote Work

    Organizing remote work so that benefits outweigh costs and risks. Many managers are hesitant to authorize remote work. The idea of direct reports “time-sheeting” without supervision may feel like stretching trust beyond what’s comfortable. But it turns out that the 6 major concerns expressed by managers are unfounded. So why not rely on work flexibility […]

  • Promoting organizational health to contain incivility

      “The accumulation of thoughtless actions that leave employees feeling disrespected—intentionally ignored, undermined by colleagues, or publicly belittled by an insensitive manager—can create lasting damage that should worry every organization. [ ] The costs of incivility rise as employee stress levels increase.” Read more here from the McKinsey Quarterly, December 2016 Vicario Consulting proposes different solutions for preventing workplace […]