From Hourly to Anywhere

CLO Magazine

Companies have been providing employees with financial support to pursue advanced training and expand their company-relevant skills for decades. But Amazon, the e-commerce giant that generated $178 billion in revenue last year according to MarketWatch, is taking a different approach.

How to Brighten Your Corporate Training and Avoid It Become a Boring Training

Your Training Edge

The principal target of every such studying session is to improve professional skills of employees, which consequently boosts productiveness of organization as a whole. Being a real expert in the domain, you must thoroughly create your presentation. Classroom interactive training ideas.

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5 Tips How to Motivate Your Employees

Your Training Edge

A group of motivated employees will be the reason for success while the demotivated will take a company down. Of course, as an employee, it is difficult to stay motivated, focused and determined the kind of pressure which is built upon them. 5 Tips to Motivate the Employees.

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Walmart Gives Employees Access to Affordable Online Degrees

CLO Magazine

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, launched a new education benefits program May 30 as an investment in its 1.4 Through the program, Walmart is subsidizing the cost of tuition, books and fees to their employees to $1 a day.

Justify the Learning Ritual

CLO Magazine

Elliott Masie is the chairman and CLO of The Masie Center’s Learning Consortium and CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity. What are the differences in their performance?

Is Your Training Transferring to the Workplace?

KnowledgeCity

As companies rely more and more on their team’s knowledge, skills and abilities; we must ask: How well is your training transferring to the workplace? The True Cost of Training and Development. How do you measure the success of the training?

Innovation in the Six: Toronto’s Tech Hub is Home to DoceboInspire 2018

Docebo

Toronto has emerged as a star among the world’s technology scene – a rise that’s poised to continue upward. Toronto was the only Canadian city to be named among the top 15 cities, which included cities such as Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Berlin.

Why is Compliance so Hard? And Why it Doesn’t Have to Be!

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

Seismic Shifts in Hiring

CLO Magazine

The 12-year-old full-service software development firm in Boulder, Colorado, used to offshore most of its development to Armenia, but in 2013 they decided it was time to bring the work back in-house. Most software development is learned on the job anyway,” Magyar said.

Amazon Decides to Split HQ2 to Handle Tech Talent Shortages

KnowledgeCity

Amazon suggested that it could spend more than $5 billion on its HQ2 during the next 17 years with operations matching its original headquarters in Seattle. However, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that the online behemoth is backing out of its massively hyped HQ2 investment that had city and state leaders going to any lengths to secure the chance of having Amazon call their metropolis its second home. Kolko told The Journal. “If

Why Compliance is so Hard? And Why It Doesn’t Have to Be?

Enyota Learning

For large organizations with a distributed workforce, compliance training is a key focus area. This is necessary to ensure employees are educated on the laws, regulations, and policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. Compliance training is essential for several reasons - to ensure compliance that drives better process adherence and performance, to avoid legal liability for violations, and to add business value and ensure competitive advantage.

Corporate Tax Cut: What It Means for L&D

CLO Magazine

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017 is the biggest one-time corporate tax rate reduction in U.S. The rate dropped from 35 percent to 21 percent, leaving major corporations with money to spend. Indeed, some companies are investing in employees with the tax savings.

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The Business Burden of a Better Economy

CLO Magazine

The risk of another recession isn’t gone. It’s at the gym doing pushups. Fortunately, for the time being, the U.S. An astounding 71 percent of chief financial officers expect the business environment in the U.S. to improve over the next three years.

Why You Should Embrace The Gig Economy For Strategic Advantage

EI Design

Embrace the gig economy work structure for a strategic advantage over out-dated workflow practices. The Gig Economy: Gain A Strategic Advantage By Embracing It. As Learning and Development (L&D) makers, we compete for talented employees, their effort, and time. The Problem.

Increasing Productivity Results In Business Growth: Research Reveals Secret To Making More Money

WalkMe Training Station

Some would say the secret to business growth is efficiency. Efficiency, writes Michael Mankins in Harvard Business Review, is about “doing the same with less”. Companies most often improve labor efficiency by finding ways to reduce the number of labor hours required to produce the same level of output. This translates into savings because the company spends less on wages and other labor-related costs.”. So ignore the efficiency myth.

How To Retain Top Talent And Reduce Employee Turnover

Bluewater Learning

It’s no secret that the economy is doing well, and with unemployment rates at historic lows, professionals have the choice to stay at their current jobs or search for greener pastures. But what’s the full business impact of this trend? Offer & Encourage Training.

How We Manage Our Remote Team (And 8 Tips for You)

Continu

We have a head office in San Francisco, but we have employees all around the world—Australia, United Kingdom, Argentina, and more. We can recruit the best team members for our company, no matter where they live. Some of them are the same that you’d face with an on-site team. We’ve created a remote team with members across the world at Continu. And we’ve learned a lot of lessons in the process. Here are some of the most important.

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Big Niches and Creating an Ecosystem Around Your Tribe with Avery White of Third Person Creative

LifterLMS

Avery shares his story of how he went from a degree in computer engineering to running an online ecosystem of artists and an education platform online. In the online education space it is important to capture attention and encourage engagement. Welcome to the show, Avery.

Rubio’s Coastal Grill Leverages E-learning Initiative to Reduce “Penalty Pay” Costs

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The restaurant chain has a total of 203 units with locations throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, and Colorado. Each state has a final pay law that determines the legal amount of time in which an employer must issue an employee’s last paycheck. The Consequence of Penalty Pay.

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Amazon Goes Big with $700 Million Reskilling Pledge

CLO Magazine

Amazon announced on Thursday it will spend $700 million to retrain and develop its employees over the next six years. With nearly 300,000 employees and a market cap of almost $1 trillion, Seattle-based Amazon is one of the largest employers in the United States.

Putting the Future of Work in a Global Context

General Assembly

Six countries’ skill-building programs and policy initiatives in the age of automation. In the U.S., despite surging stocks and historic GDP growth, people’s incomes and wages haven’t kept up and income inequality continues to accelerate. Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit.

The future of work: 5 key trends for the next 10 years

Edume

The rise of the gig economy in the last decade led to a rise in the number of people working on a project-by-project basis. Another alluring attribute is the prospect of becoming self-governing. The gig employee knows why project-based work is attractive.