Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Ann Gleason

Posted by Katie Sica on Jul 10, 2020 11:37 AM

 

This week, Skye Learning is spotlighting Ann Gleason, an experienced human resources leader who is featured in Skye’s HR Management courseware.

 

Gleason is the Region Head of US & PR Benefits and Global Mobility at Iron Mountain in Boston, MA, where she has worked for nearly 22 years. In her career, she has specialized in benefits, compensation, relocation, employee relations, and recruiting. She has a B.S. in Merchandising & Marketing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Andrea Davenport

Posted by Katie Sica on May 22, 2020 12:49 PM

Andrea Davenport is Human Resource Director for Avedis Zildjian Company, a musical cymbal company and the oldest family-run business in America. Previously, she was Human Resource Manager for Dunkin’ Brands and Director of Human Resources for Ninety Nine Restaurants.

Skye Learning was thrilled to include Davenport in the PHR® Exam Prep Course and in Introduction to Supervision. In addition to her professional background, Davenport has an MS in HR and has earned the PHR® and SHRM-CP certifications.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Keisha O’Marde

Posted by Katie Sica on Jan 10, 2020 9:56 AM

Keisha O’Marde is Head of Human Resources at Symmons Industries. She has earned her SHRM-CP® and PHR certifications and has an M.A. in workforce development and training. She has also worked domestically and internationally for organizations ranging from small start-ups to mature and global companies.

With her many years of experience in HR and her PHR certification, O’Marde is an excellent contributor to Skye’s aPHR Exam Prep Course.

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10 Stress Management Tips

Posted by Jennifer Ware on Nov 19, 2019 9:52 AM

Stress can be a major factor in job-related illnesses and poor performance. When a high-stress situation arises or an employee appears to be at risk of stress-related illness, managers should be prepared to handle the issue with care and confidence. Employers can offer proactive and reactive stress management advice to their workers to help prevent small issues from growing into larger problems, and employees can also learn to manage their own stress by using several proven techniques. Check out our latest infographic for ten tips to help you manage stress.

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Subject Matter Expert Spotlight: Kadesh Simms

Posted by Katie Sica on Nov 8, 2019 10:11 AM

Skye Learning is excited to spotlight Kadesh Simms, a subject matter expert for Skye’s aPHR™ Exam Prep Course. Simms has an MBA in human resource management, the SHRM-SCP credential, and over ten years of experience working in HR, project management, education management, and urban education.

Simms is Associate Vice President of Human Resources at IvyGate International Education Group. Her HR department serves more than 50 employees in over 15 U.S. states. She also collaborates with IvyGate’s global headquarters in Beijing, China.

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Key Moments in the History of HR

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Aug 27, 2019 7:32 AM

With the rapid growth of large-scale businesses during the Industrial Revolution, business owners recognized the need to hire managers to handle employee relations. Thus began the evolution of HR, from Frederick Taylor’s scientific management approach in the late 1800’s to the 20th-century human resources policies that remain in practice today. Check out our latest infographic to learn more about the key moments that shaped HR.

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6 Types of Interviews

Posted by Jennifer Ware on Jul 30, 2019 9:33 AM

 

Not all interviews are the same. When evaluating applicants, it's important for members of the interview team to agree on a strategy and to carefully design questions to best accomplish the goals of the evaluation. Sometimes different interview strategies may be employed during the evaluation of a single applicant. Check out these six different interview types and the circumstances in which they might be used.

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8 Causes and Resolutions to Workplace Conflict

Posted by Jen Conroy on Dec 18, 2018 9:30 AM

As a manager, it’s your responsibility to oversee the work environment and ensure it’s a safe zone for all employees. Therefore, it is important to understand the causes of conflict and learn strategies to combat these issues. Take a look at our infographic that covers the eight sources of conflict and ways to work it.

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6 Common HR Mistakes - Skye Learning

Posted by Jennifer Ware on Oct 25, 2018 3:38 PM

The HR department handles some of a company’s most important functions, and with that come a lot of responsibilities. Do your homework, stay up-to-date on laws, and be organized to keep the HR functions in order. Watch our video for 6 HR mistakes you should avoid.

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