L&D’s Diversity Dilemma

CLO Magazine

When Masie arrived, he ran into leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith, who lives just three blocks from Masie in New York — only to find out that Goldsmith was the other keynote speaker at the same event. Masie, CEO of The Masie Center, an international think tank focused on learning and workplace productivity, and a columnist for this publication, said the coincidence was funny but also sad. According to the data, 5.6 Diverse? The Big Picture.

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Accountability is key to enabling diversity and inclusion in organizations

CLO Magazine

Despite increased investment in corporate diversity and inclusion initiatives in recent years, progress remains slow. While there are many factors that contribute toward this trend, several challenges stem from a lack of organizational and individual accountability to drive the change needed.

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Podcast 28: How Tasty Is Your Product Training? – With Mike Martin, CLO of SAP Litmos

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 28 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW. To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Product training can be a source of strategic advantage.

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Doing workplace diversity and inclusion properly

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year, on the morning of June 5, Sephora closed all of its U.S. This was following backlash the makeup giant received after American R&B artist SZA tweeted about Sephora employees accusing her of stealing and calling security on her while she shopped at a California store.

The CLO Holiday Wish List

Litmos

We love tearing those ribbons and wrapping paper off and enjoying the surprise of what lies beneath. Of course, we usually just share these experiences with our loved ones, but what if we could do the same in the professional realm? Training taking a seat at the CX table.

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The Economic Virtue of Teaching Diversity

CLO Magazine

After traveling the United States in the early 1800s, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville noted, among other things, that cooperation and association are not easy virtues to learn, but embracing both makes possible freedom and democracy.

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How to Become a Digital CLO

CLO Magazine

In 1994, software company Asymetrix released ToolBook, a computer-based training authoring tool that made it possible for virtually anyone to create web-based training programs. It was a defining moment that changed the way companies think about how and where employees learn.

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Diversity and leadership development go hand in hand

CLO Magazine

I was recently reviewing a number of articles in the business press about needed changes in leadership development. Never in the history of corporate America has the workforce been more diverse. Furthermore, companies rarely measure diversity.

There’s no excuse for lack of diversity in talent sourcing

CLO Magazine

Sourcing and including diverse candidates in all hires and promotion considerations is a vitally important way to make sure your team comprises the highest-quality talent. To get the best talent possible, you need the widest and deepest pool of candidates possible.

CLO Roadmaps: Collaborative Learning

CLO Magazine

Don’t wait for business leaders to come to you, said David Jackson, partner at Mercer. Use business leaders’ annual goals to identify what competencies will be most critical to help them achieve success. Invite business leaders to learning teamwork sessions.

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Embrace design thinking to advance diversity, equity and inclusion

CLO Magazine

Despite best intentions, our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts often fail. Let’s consider two questions: How can we challenge the thinking and assumptions in DEI from past decades to redefine our ways of working to effectively solve problems? The core of DEI work is people.

CLO Symposium Plus: Are You Ready for the Talent Economy?

CLO Magazine

At the fall 2016 CLO Symposium Plus, presented by Chief Learning Officer magazine and held at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, learning as an influential partner in talent management wasn’t just an idea, we saw it on the ground.

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Continuous Learning is strategic to business

Origin Learning

‘Small Is Beautiful’ – A popular quote, derived from the book of the same name, is synonymous with the world-renowned British Economist E F Schumacher,who picked it up from his teacher Leopold Kohr. But part of it is focusing on the members of those teams.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

“We don’t just have one identity — our identities are made up of many things, both physically and culturally, and the intersections matter.” — Elise Birkhofer, global lead for Google’s largest employee resource group. The benefits of diversity in the workplace are clear.

Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., has held many different personas, both in her career as a learning and development professional and beyond. More recently, she was the global head of learning for investment management corporation BlackRock in New York.

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Talent Economy’s Guide to Diversity and Inclusion

CLO Magazine

This editor’s letter originally appeared in the newest quarterly publication of Talent Economy. To check out the full guide to diversity and inclusion , visit quarterly.talenteconomy.io. . The weeks leading up to the springtime deadlines for this publication were full of notable accomplishments for black Americans. Beyoncé performed at Coachella, making her the first black woman to headline that festival. People want diversity.

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The Changing Face of Work and Workplace Learning

Learnnovators

I am not the kind to crystal gaze. I lay no claim to being able to predict the future. Now that my disclaimers are in place, let me explain the premise of the post title and what I intend to discuss in this post. This brings me back to the point I started my post with.

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Listen: Researcher Sarah Kimmel on the future of the CLO role

CLO Magazine

Technology is indisputably transforming learning. The scope of learning in the organization is growing, and sometimes shrinking, as a result. There’s a creeping sense of unease in the CLO role, with the future both uncertain and full of opportunity.

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Grow multicultural leaders with coaching, not just business English

CLO Magazine

As workforces continue to grow more diverse, human resources and learning and development teams have embraced language training programs, such as Business English and ESL, for multicultural employees. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

What’s the CLO’s Role in the Gig Economy?

CLO Magazine

The rise of the contingent workforce, the ranks of which are filled with increasing numbers of men and women working for “Me Inc.,” is changing business demographics around the world. Blame it on today’s dynamic business environment. Employees come. They go.

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Banking on Diversity to Fill the Talent Pipeline

CLO Magazine

She remembers the student who turned to taekwondo to help her overcome a disability. She remembers the one who left Haiti to escape her abusive stepfather. When it comes to the stories heard through U.S. Bank’s corporate office in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St.

How to make remote leadership development work for your business

CLO Magazine

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent millions of Americans home to clock in from their couches and join meetings via Zoom. While some employees will eventually return to the office, many employers have seen the benefits of offering flexible hours and remote work.

CLO Podcast: Stephanie Speights of Children’s Health on Centralizing Learning

CLO Magazine

There’s a constant push and pull taking place in the learning function. Sometimes there’s a need for more control and consistency across the organization. Stephanie Speights has been at the forefront of that debate for more than a decade. And that ability to tie learning into the organizational strategy is in demand. Thank you to our episode sponsors: This episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast is brought to by Bridge, the makers of Practice.

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Extended Enterprise LMS Buyers Companion – 2019 Edition

Talented Learning

If you’re familiar with Talented Learning, you know we’re fiercely independent consultants focused on one goal – to help you choose the best extended enterprise LMS for your needs. The “Extended Enterprise” Worldview. Ask a learning tech analyst.

The Business of Development

CLO Magazine

How does someone who went to college to become a high school math teacher end up leading learning at Nordstrom? The answer is simple: She loves finding solutions. We strive to provide our employees with the resources they need to succeed in their roles.”. Pivoting to Learning.

Embrace Learning As a Driver for Change, Inclusion

CLO Magazine

Walgreens Boots Alliance Global Chief Diversity Officer Steve Pemberton. The Spring 2017 CLO Symposium officially began on Monday in Bonita Springs, Florida. It’s the mark of a good conference, I think. But the really good conferences?

Inclusion is the X-factor for agility and innovation

CLO Magazine

Given the rising importance of diversity and inclusion, many organizations are building internal D&I initiatives and teams to track diversity metrics and apply best practices for inclusion. Many companies have experienced product failure due to a lack of diversity.

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The Business Partnership Award

CLO Magazine

Learning in Practice Awards 2016. For learning executives who have implemented a significant measurement or evaluation program. that has demonstrated exceptional business impact from their workforce development programs. There will always be competition in the marketplace.

A Taste for Growth: CLO of the Year Rob Lauber

CLO Magazine

To solve Yum Brands’ challenges, CLO Rob Lauber has created a learning strategy that helps the business and employees grow, making him this year’s CLO of the Year. Rob Lauber never intended to be a learning leader. After graduating in 1985 from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications and marketing, he began working at Dun & Bradstreet Information Services as a business analyst.

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Year In Review - 2017

The Performance Improvement Blog

As I usually do at this time of year, I’ve selected five blog posts from the past year that seem to have had the most interest from readers. And I have examined an employee’s responsibility for continuous learning in the Knowledge Economy.

20/20 vision: focusing on the human element

CLO Magazine

Another decade has passed, and we find ourselves entering the 2020s. With the pace of change accelerating all the time, big shifts have occurred in a relatively short amount of time. The next decade will no doubt bring countless unforeseen changes.

Training is only the first step in creating inclusive company culture

CLO Magazine

Companies around the world are making diversity and inclusion a top priority but few are achieving actionable change within their culture. We are learning that true D&I is an active effort to drive change. But these stats only tell part of the story.

Higher Ed’s Commitment to Freedom of Inquiry Benefits Business

CLO Magazine

Earlier this year a study in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggested that some of us are hardwired to be more agreeable than others. For some, being in the middle of a disagreement is especially trying. Bravetta Hassell is a Chief Learning Officer associate editor.

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Front-line Workers: Gateways to Better Business

CLO Magazine

As health care delivery transforms and employers battle increasing skilled-worker shortages, health care organizations across the country are focused on building a pipeline of well-trained workers and providing growth opportunities for front-line staff.

Extended Enterprise Compliance: Mapping the Ecosystem

Talented Learning

Actually, it’s more like a roundabout at rush hour, with stakeholders entering the fray from every direction. It can help make the extended enterprise compliance process much easier to navigate. Let’s survey the landscape. RSVP NOW FOR THE JULY WEBINAR!