Tips to Create an Inclusive Work Culture

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Jul 9, 2021 11:41 AM

Creating an inclusive work culture can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. It’s such an important task; how do you best respect and encourage the diversity and inclusion of everyone in your workplace? One of the most effective ways to keep talented employees is to make sure they feel represented and valued. This is a long-term effort that needs to be prioritized every day and updated consistently.

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6 Common Types of Training

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Jun 22, 2021 3:08 PM

Employee training refers to activities that seek to expand a worker’s knowledge or skills so that they can perform their job duties successfully. The success of training activities is measured by observing an employee's job performance after they've completed those activities.

There are many different types of training methods, including the use of lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, audio-video recordings, workbooks, and online learning.

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Tips for Creating Effective Social Media Ads

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on Jun 22, 2021 1:31 PM

Marketing professionals know that running a successful social media campaign takes a lot of strategic planning. Whether you’re raising money for a good cause or selling a product or service, reaching the right audience with the right platform is key.

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Product Liability - Law for Small Business

Posted by Christine Vogt on Jun 22, 2021 1:13 PM

Defective and dangerous products cause thousands of injuries in the United States every year. Any consumer who suffers personal or property damage from a faulty product may seek restitution from the manufacturer or seller of that product. Parties that are potentially liable for the sale of a defective or dangerous product include the manufacturer, a manufacturer of component parts, the wholesaler, and the retail store that sold the product to the consumer.

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Formative Evaluation - Advanced Grant Writing

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Jun 7, 2021 2:40 PM

A grant proposal’s evaluation plan measures change. Formative evaluation measures include changes in policy, procedures, and processes.

Formative evaluation includes the following types of data collection methods that in turn show data that is measurable and demonstrates change over time:

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Key Items that Should Be Included in an Employee Handbook

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Jun 7, 2021 2:23 PM

Employee handbooks serve a crucial role in laying the foundation for an organization's policies and work environment. Handbooks are usually given to new hires on their first day and allow employees to get familiar with the norms of the organization. In addition to helping to onboard new employees, handbooks also allow an organization to standardize both old and new procedures.

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10 Tips for More Effective Emails

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Jun 4, 2021 1:28 PM

While new forms of virtual communication are constantly emerging, email remains a popular form of business communication. Whether you are solely communicating internally with colleagues or you are communicating externally with customers, the content of your email message matters. Often, neglecting to include enough relevant information in the original email leads to confusion among the recipients and unnecessary back-and-forth conversation.

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The Best Time to Send Email Marketing

Posted by Eileen Moynihan on May 28, 2021 10:52 AM

Nothing is worse than spending hours perfecting your email marketing, only for the open rates and click-through rates to be less than stellar. What is the key to creating emails that people want to read? Is it the content? The subject line?

Most of the time, it’s when you send an email that determines its success. Marketers want to catch email subscribers at a time when they’ll be most likely to open an email as it arrives.

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Pros & Cons of Hiring Independent Contractors

Posted by Skye Learning Team on May 27, 2021 12:27 PM

Companies sometimes hire independent contractors who are not full-time employees. This work arrangement provides flexibility for employers looking to hire workers only for projects with specific start and end dates. The contractors also have flexibility to choose which projects they want to take. Independent contractors are self-employed, may work on a project-to-project basis, and may be employed by more than one company or client.

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Video Conferencing Tips

Posted by Skye Learning Team on May 21, 2021 10:58 AM

Working remotely can feel isolating; however, video conferencing tools can make it easier to replicate in-person communication and connect with colleagues. Unfortunately, as with all technology, video conferencing programs do not always run as smoothly as you would hope.

Check out our latest infographic for some tips that can help ensure a smooth and successful video conference.

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