With the Bootcamp on Learning Strategies less than two weeks away, Ellicom is pleased to present a little sneak preview of the themes that will be covered by its speakers. On June 1, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Renée Parent, Development Advisor at Desjardins Cooperative Institute, along with fellow DCI advisors Johanne Fournier, will bring her twenty-plus years of experience in the field of training to present a workshop on developing interpersonal skills, specifically the challenge of investing the necessary time and support.
By Renée Parent
A delicate subject
When we invest in employee training for workplace situations, we tend to focus on the knowledge and skills essential to the tasks at hand. However, their training cannot be complete without developing the people skills needed to ensure the desired performance. Addressing people skills is a delicate subject as there are no clear-cut methods for doing so Because we are touching upon an employee’s way of BEING, we risk hitting a nerve. Are we in danger of getting too personal? Can an employee really change the way they carry themselves? Do they need to change their personality?