Tag: Learning and Development

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Reviewing Your Training

Developing a training program and the associated materials can be a tedious task. And it’s tempting for efficiency-minded training staff to avoid doing unnecessary work by recycling those materials year after year.

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Why Mistakes Are Great Training Opportunities

Anytime a real-world example can be provided to trainees, companies should try to find a way to leverage it to reinforce training and highlight key principles, policies, or concepts. But mistakes, in particular, can be valuable examples for several reasons.

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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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The Strategic Value of Learning for Business Leaders

In a recent episode of HR Works Podcast, I sat down with Tanya Staples, VP of Product, Learning Content at LinkedIn. We discuss the latest learning trends, the strategic value of learning for business leaders, and handling learning among the 5 generations that currently populate the workforce.

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What Is Skills Mapping?

How do you assess what skills your employees need to be trained on? What about figuring out what skills already exist in the organization and what will be needed in the future?

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How to Get Started with Self-Service Learning

According to Pew Research, 87% of employees believe that training and learning new skills at work will be essential or important to their future career success. And even though 93% of workers claim that they prefer to learn while they’re on the job, the average worker is still only able to set aside around 1% […]

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Learning and Development in Fast-Changing Times

Employees have always had the need for ongoing learning and development, and organizations have always taken steps to provide them with the tools and training needed to get their jobs done. But, in an environment of increasing complexity, globalization, and rapidly emerging technology, the need for ongoing education and development has likely never been higher—or […]