Resetting basic writing skills and good habits can bridge the consistency gap between technical writers and reviewers. Literally. During WD Communications’ writing seminars, we work with writers and reviewers focused on the gamut of technical documents. From clinical study and investigation reports to safety protocols, from users’ guides to regulatory responses and data-heavy emails — […]
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How much time do you spend writing Field Coaching Reports? More importantly, how much time do you think your employees spend reading them? On average, medical sales representatives spend just under three minutes per document reading coaching reports from their managers. Based on a survey with over 300 pharmaceutical and medical device representatives across multiple […]
Participation, meeting features, and human connections are the keys to turning boring, wasted time in virtual spaces into productive, successful experiences. Use the tips below to make professional impressions as a virtual meeting facilitator or attendee. Proactive Participation Distribute agendas and materials for pre-meeting reading (we recommend one-two days prior—not a week!) This approach saves […]
Our CEO, Mike Mannon, was quoted in this useful article from Business News Daily on employee self-assessment. http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5379-writing-self-assessment.html
Can you believe we’ll soon be heading into year-end reviews and 2017 goal-setting? Many of you will be supporting employees and leaders who struggle with both performance assessment and development discussions. As we hear in this brief video, WD Communications helps your talent think about, talk about, and write about performance in a clear, practical […]
Documenting investigations requires technical and interpersonal communication skill sets. Do employees receive sufficient training in both areas? WD Communications delivers writing courses to employees who document investigations in lab and manufacturing environments. During these courses and individual coaching sessions, these employees share challenges and frustrations about different aspects of their incredibly complex job. Lately, we […]
Most of us have left interactions with others wishing we had said, done, or written something differently. The side effects of communication regret tend to linger, even fester. We know that we don’t always bring the best version of ourselves to these moments. None of this feels good. Do YOU suffer from communication regret? Symptoms […]
Changes Are Coming to Your Performance Documentation System. What Simple Modifications Should You Make Today?
If you are in HR, or Talent Management, or are a manager yourself, surely you’ve noticed a trend in traditional press and in social media about the imminent dismantling of traditional performance management processes in large corporations. Every day it seems another article surfaces about how ratings demotivate, how there are better ways to track […]
Recently, we had the pleasure of working with two large Sureties during the same week. It was a fascinating experience; to be able to interact and survey two very distinct corporate cultures solidified some of our thinking about a new generation of Surety Bond Professionals. Over the last five years, the volume of data and […]