Why Companies Should Invest in Reskilling and Upskilling Employees

reskilling and upskilling employees

Upskilling is the act of giving a person, often an employee, further opportunities to better their current professional skill set. Reskilling, on the other hand, is training an individual to take on a new yet related skill to fulfill a new responsibility. While upskilling and reskilling may have different purposes, they are effective ways to […]

The Importance of Having a Mentor in Your Career

The Importance of Having a Mentor in Your Career

Throughout some of my more recent networking events, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a handful of individuals who have become quite successful in their respective fields. In between discussing what they do for work, where they’re from, or our mutual connections, there was another piece of information that kept coming up in these conversations. […]

What Really is Company Culture & How Should You Cultivate It?

What Really is Company Culture and How Should You Cultivate It?

The term ‘Company Culture’ gets thrown around a lot; in interviews, company meetings, conversations with managers or peers, and for many job seekers. If you Google the term, many definitions or examples come up. But what really is company culture to employees and employers? And more importantly, how do you plant the right seed of […]

Women in Leadership Conferences – A Great Way to Network

women in leadership

Last week I had a chance to enjoy a day at a Women’s Leadership Conference. With over 20 years in the workforce I’ve never been to a “Women’s” event and I wasn’t 100% sure what to expect. I’ve been to my fair share of other conferences, seminars, and symposiums, but I wasn’t sure what would […]

Building Your Team Dynamic for a Winning Culture

Are you on a winning team? I believe that everyone wants to be on a winning team, even the individuals that thrive by themselves. Here are a few tips in building your team dynamic for a winning culture.

What Can a Companywide Discussion Do for Your Culture?

What Can a Companywide Discussion Do for Your Culture?

Last Wednesday at noon the DAVIS Training Room was booked with employees from all levels of the organization, different departments and locations. This was a voluntary meeting with an overwhelming response rate. The Professional Development team, an internal focus group, has a mission to empower individuals to advance in their careers by providing the tools, […]