Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management: New Trends for 2016


According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), trends for HR professionals in 2016 will include the "employee experience" and a resurgence in social media. Social media, these days, is almost a no-brainer, but its importance cannot be emphasized enough. As for employee experience... organizations are very focused on identifying and hiring the right talent…Read more Human Resources Management: New Trends for 2016

Veteran's Day 2015 - honoring those who have served

Veteran’s Day: honoring those who have honored us


The Office of Veteran’s Affairs provides a history of Veteran’s Day, which began in 1919, when President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for…Read more Veteran’s Day: honoring those who have honored us

5 Secrets to Resilience: Discover the Science Behind Coping with Adversity and Change

5 Secrets to Resilience


Resilience is the ability to adapt to and overcome adversity. Individuals and communities are able to rebuild after devastating tragedies. Violence and environmental disasters in recent years have touched all of us in some way. Whether directly or indirectly, we have all felt loss. In our daily lives we feel stress, and we learn to cope with…Read more 5 Secrets to Resilience

Training focus: leadership

Leadership: Truths, Trends, and Training


Leaders can be iconic, causing a shift in how people approach leadership.  Unfortunately, a leader who really changes things—a company, a product, or an industry—often causes a “guaranteed success!” rallying cry that is doomed to fail for many. After all, leadership, at its very core, is unique to each company and each individual. Some people can respond to…Read more Leadership: Truths, Trends, and Training

Cybersecurity certificate programs at NOVA

Cybersecurity: closing the Workforce gap


A flurry of recent articles have revealed a growing problem that is particularly troublesome in light of recent cyberattacks on Government entities, including the White House, U.S. Postal Service, and National Weather Service. Cybersecurity is a buzzword in IT circles, but students aren’t flocking to government-based job openings. Why? Federal News Radio’s Emily Kopp cites low pay compared…Read more Cybersecurity: closing the Workforce gap