Education

7 Strategies to Smooth the Classroom-to-Corporate Transition for Your New Graduate Hires

Going from a school setting to the full-time corporate world can be jarring for new hires just entering the workforce, to say the least. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to smooth the transition and make them feel like a valuable part of the team.

1. Prepare Leaders

Generation Z has different experiences and expectations than those that came before. Leaders should work to understand how to communicate with Gen Zers better and what to expect regarding rules and tasks. The generation is highly technological, having grown up with cell phones, computers and automation.

Incentivizing Ongoing Learning in Today's Rapidly Evolving Organizations

In today’s fast-changing industries, staying relevant is a constant challenge. Skills employers highly value now were irrelevant only a few years ago, partly due to the rapid evolution of technology. Companies must actively encourage ongoing learning to keep up to date.

Yet, what can employers do to ensure future innovative success? One way they guarantee growth and commitment to upskilling is through incentives. By making continuous learning attractive, professionals can achieve long-term success with today’s in-demand skills.

Imply Introduces a Developer Center for Analytics and Application Innovation

Burlingame, CA - October 31, 2023 Imply, the company founded by the original creators of Apache Druid, is excited to announce the launch of its Developer Center. This one-of-a-kind hub is designed for developers, engineers, and architects and is aimed at accelerating the development of real-time analytics applications.

How to Create a STEM Scholarship

Does your tech company need to establish a STEM scholarship program?

A scholarship fund has numerous benefits for your organization and students in need. First, it’s tax-deductible, which allows your business to save money during tax time. Just be sure you’re eligible by following the IRS guidelines, requiring you to work with an organization to help award the scholarship. Furthermore, it shows that your company is forwarding social responsibility — which is excellent for your brand’s reputation and business growth. 

New Research Shows IT Leaders Need to Upskill Teams to Extract Value from Data

Dublin, 27 April, 2022 – New research from Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) the largest global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data centers, colocation and interconnection solutions, today reveals that 65% of IT leaders from some of the world’s biggest businesses say they need to increase the data competency of their teams to remain competitive and extract value from data [1]. This increases to 78% when focusing on North American businesses, compared to 63% for Latin American businesses, 55% for European businesses and 48% for Asian businesses.

Tech Apprenticeships: 5 Considerations for New Diverse Candidates

In a tech-driven world, it should come as no surprise that the tech business sector is on a constant upward trajectory across the globe. Governments are heavily investing in the development of their tech industries, and are subsidizing various startup programs while creating educational platforms for aspiring tech professionals. As a result, the global tech sector is continuously expanding, creating new and exciting opportunities for talented individuals and job-seekers in the space. 

5 Ways a Professional Certification can Benefit Your Business

There are many factors that will influence the success of your business in the short, mid, and long term. Among the most important elements of your growth strategy, however, you will find that investing in your employees is one of the best ways to drive your organization forward on numerous fronts. Whether you’re opening a SaaS business or growing one, or if you’re running a B2C company in a competitive niche, there is no denying that the right employees can take you to new heights of success.

The Benefits of Employee Training and Development

Employers go through a long and complicated recruiting process to hire qualified candidates. Unfortunately, their effort usually stops there. 

Once they accept the job offer, your employees expect you to provide them with the right career advancement opportunities. Consistent and dedicated employee training enhances employees’ engagement, builds trust with them, and maximizes your financial performance.

Here is how employee training and development benefits your organization.

Cornerstone Report on Skills Development Reveals Significant Confidence Gap Between Businesses and Their People

London — Sept. 17, 2020 – Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in people development solutions, today announced the results of a new workforce trends report from the Cornerstone People Research Lab (CPRL) titled A License to Skill: Embracing the Reskilling Revolution. The global research report reveals that while organizational leaders and employees have rallied around the importance of skills, there remains a confidence gap in the efficacy of skills-based learning programs that advance careers and innovation in the business.