Category: Learning & Development

Employees are valuing career development more than ever—it’s a sign that the company is willing to invest in their future. How are businesses approaching training today? What are their pain points, and what topics are being addressed in training?

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What Do Workers Really Want? New Survey Explains

A high-performing workforce is essential for any business to be successful. And while most companies strive to keep employees engaged and productive, it’s difficult to know which workplace factors will make a positive and sustainable impact. In order to attract candidates and motivate current employees, companies first need to know: What do workers want?

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Revisiting Your Training Program

Employee training can be time-consuming, and employees in any field are incentivized and encouraged to find efficiencies wherever possible. It’s therefore not surprising that many companies end up using the same training materials year after year.

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Retailers Are Hiring Up for the Holidays, but Training Will Make All the Difference

The seasonal hiring push is well under way. Major retailers have been announcing significant hiring plans left and right, including Target and UPS, which will add more than 230,000 seasonal workers between them. This is all in anticipation of a huge holiday sales season, with the National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasting that holiday retail sales […]

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Why Your Company Needs to Focus on Internal Customers

Exceptional customer service is a major selling point for companies that can do it well. Companies like Ritz-Carlton, Harley Davidson, and Disney are often held up as models of customer service in their respective industries, which has helped them develop and maintain strong brand positions around the globe. 

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VP of Learning at LinkedIn Weighs In on Latest Learning Trends

In part 1 of this article series, I sat down with Tanya Staples, VP of Product, Learning Content at LinkedIn and discussed the latest learning trends and the strategic value of learning for business leaders. Today we’ll discuss handling learning among the 5 generations that currently populate the workforce. To listen to the entire episode, […]

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Social Media Training 101: Avoiding Embarrassing Corporate Blunders

Social media has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others have dramatically increased the reach of individuals in sharing ideas. People can quickly and easily communicate with others around the globe, even if they’ve never met before.