Month: December 2020

Learning Certification Benefits the Learning Function—and the Organization

A checklist to help organizations considering the development of a certification program, whether for internal or extended-enterprise usage. Article Author:  Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer and Principal HCM Analyst, Brandon Hall Group Employers are counting on the Learning and Development (L&D) function to upskill and reskill employees as they grapple with unprecedented change from digitalization, …

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Simplifying Open Enrollment

Organizations need to prioritize three key considerations to improve the open enrollment process for benefits and help employees make the best decisions. Article Author:  Patricia Gorton, VP, People North America, and Global Head of Talent, Unit4 Although open enrollment season officially kicks off in November, HR departments spend the entire year preparing and planning for …

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Diversity from a Distance

How to foster an inclusive workplace during and after COVID-19. Article Author:  Pablo Listingart, Founder and Executive Director, ComIT As the novel Coronavirus continues to challenge companies across all industries, the requisite aspects of a successful operation are becoming more and more apparent. By now, a host of highly credible researchers have put the topic …

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Advantages of VR and 3D Immersive Technology in Training

Advantages of VR and 3D Immersive Technology in Training The immersive experience of VR and the ability to provide a wide array of training experiences means learners are attuned to the experience, boosting their retention of information. Article Author:  Alex Howland, Ph.D., President and Co-Founder, VirBELA Finding more effective ways to train workers remotely has …

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5 Myths of Executive Coaching and the Truth Behind Them

Executive coaching is about recognizing the strengths of existing and ascending leaders and maximizing their personal and professional potential. Article Author:  Bob Biglin, CEO, The Center for Advanced Emotional Intelligence Executive coaching is not what it used to be…and that’s a good thing. Gone are the days when coaching was reserved for “executives in trouble,” …

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How Could We Have Trained for This?

Not surprisingly, communication is the key to ensuring that your employees are staying psychologically healthy as the pandemic continues. For many of us, developing new habits that support better communication, may be essential. Article Author:  Susan Doktor You can probably complete this sentence a dozen different ways: “A healthy workforce is a fill-in-the-blank workforce.” Happy? …

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How to Train and Develop Employees in the Age of Automation

Learning and Development (L&D) leaders need to ensure the benefits of intelligence technology are properly communicated across the entire organization to avoid a perception of fear and instill engagement. Article Author:  Doug Stephen, President, Learning Division, CGS The modern workforce is experiencing a massive transformation as the role of technology grows and businesses increasingly take …

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Working Together, Remotely

The collaborative tools and tech market has expanded significantly since so many of us have been working on remote teams. Here are a few old standards that have evolved beautifully, and a few new players worth taking a peek at. Article Author:  Phylise Banner, Learning Experience Designer I am a big fan of collaborative drawing …

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