Helios HR Human Capital Impact Forum
HeliosHR on Facebook HeliosHR on Twitter HeliosHR on LinkedIn HeliosHR on YouTube HeliosHR on Instagram
phone: 703.860.3882 | email: info@helioshr.com

Training

What is an LMS and is it Right for Your Organization?

February 13, 2018

Year over year we find that leaders from organizations of all sizes and industries share that employee and leadership development are among the top challenges that they face in their business. Is this true for you? To address this challenge head-on requires an organization undertake a system-wide approach, and...

How to Create & Maintain a Respectful Workplace

November 1, 2017

There is so much in the news today about our culture in the United States. With the recent #MeToo campaign, in which people are indicating they have suffered sexual harassment or assault, to the troubles in Hollywood, people are growing tired of not being treated with respect and dignity....

The Best Way to Effectively Lead as a Manager: Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

June 27, 2016

Managing people is no easy task. It requires a good attitude, people skills and the ability to build trust throughout an organization. Managers are tasked with the dichotomous responsibility of managing and leading. They must both negotiate the organization’s bottom line while fostering a healthy sustainable workforce.  Key to...

A Review of the Top Nonprofit Career Development Trends Today

May 20, 2016

Globally, the workforce is getting older while also getting younger, creating the perfect conditions for leadership challenges. And that means, no matter where an employee works around the globe today, they probably work for an organization struggling to retain its talent. According to Deloitte’s Human Capital Trends 2016 report, 28%...

How to Write an Employee Survey to Get the Best Results

March 21, 2016

All joking aside, there are lots of reasons why our clients call us to help them conduct an employee survey: they want to know why turnover is so high; they want to know the satisfaction levels of employees with regards to their jobs and benefits offered; they want to...

Why a Mentor Program is Best for your New Hires

February 3, 2016

As a manager, I’m sure you have brought on quite a few new hire employees. Some of these employees, when beginning employment, can “jump right in” and become a part of the team. However, others may take some time to adjust to the new culture. To assist in culture...

Best Tips to Study for Professional HR Certifications

October 7, 2015

PHR & SPHR vs. SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP: What’s the Difference Between these HR Certifications? In several industries, professionals have the option to obtain certifications in their area of expertise. Many companies require certifications as insurance that their employees have the knowledge necessary to perform the job they were hired for. In the...

How to Best Leverage the Total Rewards Concept

September 11, 2015

I’ve recently been noticing something interesting when I tell people in social situations that I work for an HR consulting company. Instead of asking whether I help organizations ‘run payroll and fire people‘, I’ve been hearing individuals say a lot of things like, ‘so, you work with new things...

The Cost of a Failed International Assignment & What to Do Instead

April 9, 2015

Though international work experience has definite benefits for both employees and the businesses they support, the cost of a failed assignment cannot be ignored. Depending on the assignment package and location, some international assignments can cost a company three to four times the base salary. Failure can come in...

Why Encouraging Employees to Take Time Off is Best For Your Company

March 19, 2015

We all need time away to recharge our batteries and momentarily forget what we are currently working on. Ensuring that your employees are taking their personal time is important not only for their sanity, but for the betterment of the department and organization that they support. Organizations evolve positively...

Welcoming Transgendered Employees to Your Team: A Review on How to Best Prepare

February 9, 2015

What does it mean to be an inclusive work place environment? Employees vary greatly in every organization. When making a decision to hire an individual based on whether they “fit” into the culture many companies view an individual’s personality, attitude and whether they are able to be trained to...

4 Problems Companies Make with Management Training

November 6, 2014

You have made the excellent decision to invest in management or leadership training for your company. You are excited about the potential for change and ready to see improvement in your workforce. As you are making a substantial investment in your people, make sure you set up your team...

The Cost of Leadership Training

April 4, 2014

Throughout my travels to clients and other events, I do a lot of facilitating for Helios HR and the number one question I am asked is, “How much does it cost? “ My answer is always the same…”it depends.” Training programs are offered in many forms, and there...

Review of Gamification: The Best New Tech Tools in HR

March 23, 2014

HR is playing games with you! Believe it or not, in a growing trend, businesses are using gaming in a variety of human resources (HR) functions including hiring, leadership development, and employee recognition. Gamification is a combination of behavioral science and technology that provides companies with great tools for...