Welcome to the third issue of ‘Happy Workplace Weekly’, where we provide news and advice for forward thinking managers.
This week has been about employee training and productivity.
Here are our favourite reads:
- “We give our people tremendous freedom. We use science to figure out what makes teams work.” – Google’s head of HR shared his hiring secrets with ‘Fast Company’.
- According to a Bersin by Deloitte study, learning and development programs have increased an average 15% in the past year. We published a new post this week, showing how to train new employees more efficiently by understanding how the brain learns.
- TED talks have become a fantastic resource over the years. Fortunately, they’ve also compiled a list of talks to save you time at work #ProductivityDoubleDip.
The list includes:
- 10 top time-saving tech tips.
- How to save the world (or at least yourself) from bad meetings.
- Got a meeting? Take a walk.
- Why work doesn’t happen at work.
- Forget multitasking, try monotasking.
- Your body language shapes who you are.
- Habits often make or break your success – especially when it comes to productivity. Here’s 7 million-dollar habits of the super successful.
The Quote of the week:
“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker