People Matters Blog

The psychological, emotional, and financial value of training & development

Posted 08 November 2022 by
Melissa Summer

4 min read. If you’re in human resources, have a learning and development position, or are an independent trainer or consultant in these areas, you probably know the value of planned training and development initiatives for your employees. But when economies slow and budgets tighten, the training and development budget is often one of the first things to be cut. Why? Compared to manufacturing, sales, and other revenue generating parts of the business, many leaders have a hard time recognizi...

Comments (0)

Psychology of Change

Posted 24 August 2022 by
Melissa Summer

What is change management and why does it matter for organizations?

Comments (1)

Social contracts, returning to the office and retaining your people in the new hybrid workplace

Posted 20 May 2022 by
Melissa Summer

As employees return to the office, they’re expecting more flexibility in their social contracts with employers. How can HR help?

Comments (0)

Using interpersonal needs to make the hybrid model work for teams

Posted 02 March 2022 by
Melissa Summer

Is it possible to get the best of both worlds with hybrid work?

Comments (0)

Introversion 2.0: Why we need to reshape the way we work

Posted 28 December 2021 by
Kevin Wood

The last two years have caused a major shift in how we work. And for some, it's been an Introvert's paradise. Here's what all managers and Introverted employees should know to work at their best...

Comments (0)

Using personality assessments for team building

Posted 16 December 2021 by
Melissa Summer

How can personality assessments like the MBTI tool help teams work together more effectively and understand each other better?

Comments (0)

Survivor guilt and the aftermath of lockdown

Posted 17 July 2020 by
John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, The Myers-Briggs Company

The lockdown caused by the Covid-19 virus has forced most organizations into a place that has many similarities with downsizing. How do these layoffs and furloughs affect employees that remain working?

Comments (0)

Inclusion, Diversity and Personality: Where Should Organizations Focus Most?

Posted 12 May 2020 by
John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, The Myers-Briggs Company

Inclusion can mean different things depending on the context. Which definition should company's focus on? 

Comments (0)

The Psychology of Change

Posted 05 March 2019 by
Melissa Summer

Most people want their businesses to grow. Or at least their bottom line to grow. But there’s an important part of business growth that’s often overlooked – change. Learn more about the psychology of change and how it affects your workforce, as well as about the complimentary Psychology of Change events happening in your area. 

Comments (0)

PeopleFWD 2018: Where Business Leaders and HR Luminaries Learn How to Help Their Employees Excel and Organizations Achieve

30 August 2018

When the COO of Facebook calls your presentation on workplace culture "the most important document ever to come out of the Valley," you're probably onto something. Patty McCord spent 14 years as Chief Talent Officer at Netflix crafting a high-performing culture that helped transform them from a start-up DVD rental company to the most valuable media company in the world (even surpassing Disney). Want to hear about how she did it? PeopleFWD 2018 is a premiere event for HR professionals and ...

Comments (0)

Archive