Author: Krista Heumann

Training & Development Industry Researcher | Krista researches, analyzes, and writes about the impacts of employee learning on organizations and individuals. She looks at the industry shifts and trends that matter to L&D and HR professionals, and helps them understand how to create better training programs that grow their employees and their business.
analyzing workplace productivity problems
7 min

How to Solve Low Employee Productivity in the Workplace

Low productivity in an organization may seem like a straight-forward issue at first glance, but the...
Inspiring leader with loyal employee
4 min

5 Leadership Behaviors that Inspire Employee Commitment

To be a leader who inspires commitment, think through these points and ask yourself (and your...
Man using computer for self-directed learning
5 min

Why Self-Directed Learning Is a Catalyst for Improving Employee Training Results

Giving employees ongoing opportunities to direct their own learning and development is the best way to...
manager reviewing employee performance
4 min

Why Ongoing Employee Performance Management Beats Annual Evaluations

Does your company focus on annual performance reviews to help employees improve? Here's how to shift...
Active Shooter Response Training
5 min

Workplace Active Shooter Training to Prevent Panic and Keep Employees Safe

Use these tactics developed by law enforcement groups to educate and safeguard your employees if they...
Coaching employee to improve performance
8 min

7 Tips for Coaching Employees to Improve Performance

While there are many important leadership skills and competencies, coaching skills are central to improving the...
Talking about discrimination in the workplace
7 min

Preventing the High Cost of Discrimination in the Workplace

In a society that is continually becoming more and more diverse, creating opportunities for face-to-face, open-minded...
Sustainable business practices
6 min

How Your Training Program Can Lead to a More Sustainable Business

Your training program can be an ongoing source of knowledge and hope that moves employees to...
2 min

Developing the Coaching Skills of Your Leaders is Essential for Your Organization

Coaching is not about power, or authority, but it’s a process-driven relationship with clear goals and...
Understanding key performance indicators for employee training programs
8 min

Understanding Key Performance Indicators for Employee Training Programs

We'll help you understand KPI development for employee training programs (with some KPI examples to get...