Month: May 2020

Expanding Tech Scholarship to Refugees and Immigrants

Coding Dojo, Jewish Family Service, and Community Credit Lab are partnering to provide tech training for refugees and immigrants. Article Author:  Richard Wang, CEO, Coding Dojo, and Paige Vogel, Economic Integration Program Manager, Jewish Family Service The American tech economy is in a unique position to enhance its prominence while positively affecting those who seek …

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Why Today Is the Time to Redouble Your Learning and Upskilling Efforts

Now is not the time to pause your upskilling efforts but rather to refine, improve, and target them. Your people are your organization’s future. Article Author:  Sarah Danzl, Director, Communications and Client Advocacy, Degreed Many people are using the current time in Coronavirus lockdown as an opportunity to learn a new skill. Look online and …

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Performance Management Was Broken Long Before the Pandemic

This new pandemic reality, in which the volatile business conditions require employees to work in continually fluctuating situations, is the perfect time to transform the approach to performance. Article Author:  Claude Werder, Senior Vice President and Principal HCM Analyst, Brandon Hall Group The COVID-19 crisis has changed the dynamics of work, probably forever. Employees work …

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Flipped Learning: Maximizing Time and Impact with New Approaches to Leadership Development

Promoting learning in a way that maximizes the time and effort involved contributes to an agile culture throughout the organization, enabling leaders and employees to anticipate change and adapt quickly. Article Author:  Michael McGowan, Managing Director & Practice Leader, Leadership & Talent, BPI group It’s no secret that most people are time-constrained and learn best …

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: WellSpan Health Aims to Achieve Top Quartile Performance in Sepsis Mortality

The training strategy was developed at the organizational level with the intent to cascade it downward and upward to address unique learning needs and barriers experienced at various levels. Article Author:  Edited by Lorri Freifeld Achieving top quartile performance in sepsis mortality was an organizational-wide imperative at integrated health system WellSpan Health, with leadership support …

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Training to Prepare and Retain Opportunity Youth

A combination of “bootcamp-style” training, foundational, one-on-one support from professional mentors, and data-driven methodology are features of nonprofit Generation USA’s practices to train individuals who are currently neither in school nor gainfully employed. Article Author:  Sean Segal, CEO, Generation USA With the national unemployment rate at record highs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reports often …

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How Companies Can Use the Podcast Boom to Connect with Their Workforce

Podcasts are a great method for efficiently providing all employees with business information and updates, and they also help boost employee engagement. Article Author:  Mike Hicks, CMO, Igloo Software Gen Z and Millennial employees continue to capture the media’s attention as organizations are tasked with responding to their unique needs and preferences. For business leaders, …

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The Critical Importance of Learning and Development in a Post-Pandemic Digital Age

The pandemic and ensuing economic crisis requires us to build a host of different skills and capabilities, including the ability of taking risks, staying open-minded and agile, learning from experiment and from each other, as well as learning from our failures. Article Author:  Linda Cai, Global Head of Learning and Talent Development, Aon The global …

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