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HR Technologies and Their Need for Change

A recent statistic I came across: over 50% of businesses are unhappy with their current HR technology. That’s a huge number, one that HR companies need to take into account and address. When businesses were asked the source of their dissatisfaction, 24.1% stated it was because the system was difficult to use, and when asked […]

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VIDEO: Extra Credit: Gamifying Education

There are many flaws to ordinary programs that can be easily corrected through gamification. Like in the case of school-work, gamification can help you motivate your students to even perform better in their class work. This wonderful video talks about how teachers (managers) can empower their students (employees) to make decisions for the future. Highlights: […]

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Mobile Learning Solutions for Organizational Learning

Mobile learning solutions are implemented by all types of organizations, and not just corporations. Because of this, mobile learning. or m-learning, often has different meanings for different communities. They can be understood either as a special type of e-learning, a distance education strategy or simply as one of the latest manifestations of educational technology. What […]

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The Week’s Best Reads in Training

 1. Three Ways to Create Innovative Leaders Michael Lurie’s article on creativity and innovation in leadership helps us better understand the thinking and the mindsets of successful leaders. I especially liked how he demonstrates this by providing solid examples of the true cost of missing out on training opportunities. 2. Not Investing in Employee Training […]

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Employee Engagement is Just as Important as Customer Engagement

Reaching customers and maintaining loyalty levels is pretty obvious as a necessary objective toward company success. Research firm Gartner estimates that customer engagement initiatives are underway at over 15% of Global 1000 organizations, run by leaders such as the chief innovation officer, CEO, CIO, head of digital marketing, or chief customer officer.   Yet while […]

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Why Are There Disengaged Employees?

We hear a lot about disengaged employees all the time, and how they are a serious business liability. However, we rarely hear about the reasons why disengaged personnel exist, and why they continue to be a major problem among all types of companies. So in order to rectify this problem, it’s important to not only […]

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The Importance of Treating Employees As Customers

We all know that large companies like Dell, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson and other take customer engagement and loyalty seriously. Research firm Gartner estimates that customer engagement initiatives are underway at over 15% of Global 1000 organizations, run by leaders such as the chief innovation officer, CEO, CIO, head of digital marketing, or chief customer […]

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A Good Performance Management Checklist

Employee performance management is a process for establishing a shared workforce understanding about what the organization needs to accomplish to achieve success. One key aspect of employee performance management is aligning the objectives of the individual’s role with the goals of the organization. The purpose of performance management is to develop a high performance workforce […]

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The Week’s Best in Training

1. Onboarding Essentials: What Really Matters to New Employees Ryan Sanders’ article about the importance of mentoring to new employees is critical. He proves that mentoring opportunities mean more to new employees than other perks of the job like free food. 2. The Missing Piece This  article by Koreen Pagano is about the importance of […]

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Rapid e-learning: What It is and How It Can Save You Time and Money

Rapid e-learning allows a business to create an e-learning experience for their employees without the usual massive costs involved. An ‘e-learning from a ground up’ perspective can become costly, as hiring programmers and artists can quickly rack up costs, on top of hiring experts to actually write the material for the learning experience. However, with […]

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