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Do you Really Need to Prepare for an Active Shooter at Work?

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Atlanta spa shootings | Eight people died. One injured. . Boulder grocery store shootings | 10 died. One (shooter) injured. Indianapolis FedEx shootings |Nine died (including the shooter). Seven injured. Following the U.S.

What are the Top 2021 HR Priorities

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With the COVID vaccine rollout, company leaders are preparing to move beyond their temporary work environments toward longer-term, sustainable operations.

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How to Attract Female Employees to Your Company – and Retain Them!

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For decades, companies such as IBM, Genentech, and Salesforce have been held up as models for attracting, retaining, and developing female talent – and promoting gender equity in the workplace. . Why? . That’s a simple question with many answers. Why are special initiatives required?

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Which Competencies Are Most Important for Your New Leaders?

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It’s easy to call to mind examples of great leaders — from explorers to activists to military, political, community, sports, and business leaders. And many leadership qualities stand the test of time. Communication. Vision. An ability to motivate others. .

eLearning vs. Conventional Training Approaches

Is online safety training as effective as instructor-led safety training? Find out why the best training outcomes are achieved when they are used together.

What Are the Top Four High-Demand Skills in 2021?

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According to Monster’s Future of Work: 2021 Global Outlook report, eight out of ten employers are planning to hire in 2021. What is the top challenge identified by employers for 2021? Finding candidates with the right skills.

Who Knew? 10 Skills to be Grateful for from 2020

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Who knew, one year ago, that 2020 would be such a remarkable year? Truly remarkable. Challenging. Unique. Devastating. Unexpected. Whatever adjective rings most true, 2020 was a year unlike any other. .

What will the COVID-19 vaccine do to Employee Retention?

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Pfizer. Moderna. Johnson & Johnson. Novavax. Oxford/AstraZeneca (UK). Bharat Biotech (India). CanSino Biologics (China). Gamaleya (Russia). SinoPharm (United Arab Emirates). Sinovac Biotech (China).

How NOT to Fail at Your Skills Development Program

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Most business leaders agree that skills development programs are valuable initiatives to strengthen employee and company success. Such programs can improve recruitment , employee engagement , and bottom-line business results. Yet success doesn’t happen by accident.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies that Work

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“The scarcest resource in the world today is leadership— leadership capable of continuously transforming organizations to win in tomorrow’s fast-changing and increasingly more competitive world,” A.G. Lafley, retired chairman, president, and CEO of Procter & Gamble.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Stand by Me: The Latest Innovative Employee Retention Strategies

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We’re not going back. Even after the country is vaccinated, the business world is forever changed by the events of last year. Working from home started as a necessary stopgap to thwart the spread of COVID-19. Nearly one year later , employees and employers have settled into routines they trust.

The Stay Conversation: It’s How to Retain Top Talent

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Immediately following a merger, acquisition, or reduction in force announcement, smart company leaders turn their attention to the remaining employees. In all-hands meetings and 1:1 conversations, executives, HR leaders, and managers all work to convey to those employees how much they’re valued.

How to Bring the Best Lessons from COVID-19 Back to Work

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We’re nearing the end of the beginning. The gates are lifting. States and businesses around the country are starting to open back up from the COVID-19 pandemic disruption – and business leaders are preparing their people and spaces to return to on-site work.

How to Use Competency Models to Develop Leaders in the Workplace

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“Leaders aren’t born; they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that’s the price we’ll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.” ” ~ Vince Lombardi.

K-12 Guide to Distance Learning: 5 Ways to Learn Anywhere

With a continued global health crisis, schools are adapting teaching practices and learning environments. This guide covers how 5 different aspects of teaching and learning can be improved and maintained to facilitate successful distance learning.

Resilience Rises: 4 Top Competencies of HR Professionals

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“Resilience rises.” So starts a video tweet from NASA on November 15, 2020 , marking the successful liftoff of Resilience , the first NASA-certified commercial human spacecraft system in history.

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What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work

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We had planned a different blog for today. But the death of George Floyd and the surrounding events compelled us to address racism at work.

What is COVID-19 Doing to the Workforce of the Future?

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For our youngest professionals, those just entering the workforce after graduating from college, COVID-19 couldn’t have come at a worse time.

How to Boost Your LMS When Upskilling Employees is Your Goal

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There’s no doubt that upskilling employees – improving and advancing skills to keep up with emerging technology, organization, and market demands – is a win-win for your company and your workforce.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

What is a Skills Assessment and Why is it Important?

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What is a skills assessment? Why is it important? And how can it help your organization? When hiring, developing, or promoting employees for new positions in your company, resumes, and interviews only tell you so much.

3 Tips for Implementing a Wellness Program in the Workplace

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Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, companies around the world sponsored employee wellness programs, recognizing that supporting the health and well-being of their employees is a win-win for the organizations and individuals alike.

How to Be CyberSmart in a COVID-19 World

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month , established in 2004 as a broad effort to help all Americans stay safer and more secure online. This year’s theme is: “Do Your Part. BeCyberSmart.”.

How to Model Great Leadership in Tough Times

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Building Great Leadership in Tough Times. Leaders routinely guide companies through changing market conditions and customer needs.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

How to Offer Flexible Career Pathing Using Competency Management

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Technology innovation. Global marketplace engagement. Shifting demographics. These forces and others are changing the way we work. Employees used to have well-defined career paths.

Building Blocks for a Successful Workforce Development Plan

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Workforce development leaders – in our communities and in the workplace – are facing a shift in the world of workforce readiness. It’s not simply the recent need for many employees to work from home and all workplaces to support social distancing during the pandemic.

How to Update Your Business Continuity Plan in a Time of Crises

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Hurricane season is in full swing, bringing with it the triple whammy of high winds, destructive water, and flying debris that can threaten your business and its workforce. With seven of the top ten most destructive hurricanes making U.S.

How to Develop Leadership Competencies in Your Millennials

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In 2016, Millennials surpassed the previous generation (Generation X) to become the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, making up more than one third of all workers.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

How to Adapt Your Corporate Training for COVID-19

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COVID-19 is changing the way people learn across the U.S. and around the world. As throngs of employees and citizens follow stay-at home or “safer at home” measures, corporate training companies are quickly adjusting to deliver essential learning while minimizing or eliminating personal contact.

On-Premise or Cloud LMS?: How to Make the Best Choice

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If you’re starting to think about your next learning management system, you have an abundance of choice. Whether your organization is a corporation, nonprofit, or government entity – or a company that sells training – you’ll want to find an LMS with the features that are most important to you.

How to Get Your Workforce on Board for Competency Management

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“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” ” – Henry Ford. Competency management is at the heart of workforce optimization and long-term success – if your employees are on board.

What is a “Skills Matrix” Used for and Why Do You Need One?

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Nearly every business claims that “our people are our most important asset.” It’s certainly true that positive business results rely on strong workforce performances.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

How to Create a Skills Inventory and Why it’s Important

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In business disruption, a skills inventory can help align company goals with employee performance. Here’s how to create a skills inventory along with seven skill inventory benefits that can advance your corporate strategy.