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The Marriage of Technology and Learning

As human resource and development experts, we recognize the value of technology in meeting our workforce needs. As a tool, it enhances the flexibility, interactivity, customization, and accessibility to key information and content. It grants us data necessary to assess … Continue reading

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Talent Management Planning

After the last post on “What’s Up with Training,” a reader asked for more elaboration on talent management and the corresponding planning process.  Before answering his question, lets discuss talent management from a conceptual standpoint.  Like many popular business concepts, … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Training?

Boring classrooms that actually diminish employee engagement, Powerpoint presentations masquerading as e-learning, and an absence of any type of effectiveness analysis summarizes the comments made by a Fortune 100 training and development executive I meet last week.  She had worked … Continue reading

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Openness to New Experiences

Psychologists rank openness to new experiences as one of the five major personality traits along with extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism.  Most of us are reluctant to try new things.  We fall into patterns of behavior or habits that become … Continue reading

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