Ergonomics Study Reveals Complex Requirements for Modern Working Styles

Everwise

Ergonomics, or the process of designing an office based on the personal needs of employees, has long been viewed by scientists as the solution to consistent work output for modern businesses. Collaborative Work.

How Praxair Grooms Tech Talent for Business Roles

CLO Magazine

The company’s executives used learning simulations to sharpen the business acumen in technical talent and identify untapped managerial potential. • Provide insight into management’s business challenges.

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TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching. Learn more about how an LMS can support English Language Teaching in the workplace. Read more and learn why experiential learning matters, and what technologies support it. Dedicated support.

Dan Pontefract – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Dan is author of “ Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization ” and is currently at work on the follow-up book. He is Chief Envisioner of TELUS Transformation Office; a future-of-work consulting group that helps organizations enhance corporate culture, leadership, learning, work styles & collaboration practices. Learnnovators: We know you are busy writing your next book – the Flat Army sequel, scheduled for release in late 2015 / early 2016.

TOPYX Topics – Social Learning Newsletter – September 2016

TOPYX LMS

How an LMS Supports English Language Teaching. Learn more about how an LMS can support English Language Teaching in the workplace. Read more and learn why experiential learning matters, and what technologies support it. Dedicated support.

How Workforce Dynamics is Changing Fundamentally and How You Can Be Ready

Mindflash

The day is not too far when the concept of a company campus or an office where everyone comes in to work and leaves during highly overlapping hours becomes a thing of the past. And when that happens, Learning Management Systems (LMS) will be the most common if not the only way training happens in small/medium companies as well as corporations — be it sales and support training, customer training, training an outsourced workforce or simply internal employee training.

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The Future of Work: As Gartner Sees It

Upside Learning

Earlier today, I stumbled on this bit of research on the Gartner site; while it dates back to August there’s some interesting speculation about the Future of Work. People will swarm more often and work solo less. They’ll work with others with whom they have few links, and teams will include people outside the control of the organization,”. “In Gartner points out that the world of work will probably witness ten major changes in the next ten years. Work swarms.

Use Employee Health As a Performance Engine

CLO Magazine

In the biology of business performance, energy and health are critical enablers of high performance and should be considered a part of any successful business strategy. Therefore, business leaders should strive to ensure connection and engagement at every level. reported that companies that are committed to health as a business imperative achieve significantly better financial outcomes and lower employee turnover.

Why manager involvement is crucial for workplace learning

Yarno

And we know that manager support and endorsement of training is critical to its success. And being able to adapt content to different work styles, strengths and weaknesses can help answer this question. And that's why we harp on about linking learning goals with business goals.

Leaders, Failure Is Upon You

CLO Magazine

As a result, people begin a leadership role ill-equipped to succeed or to effectively support and develop their team, much less collaborate and contribute across the organization. Leaders today are destined for failure. That was harsh.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

Today, there is no dearth of authoring tools, platforms, Learning Management System, and other technology to support mobile learning (supporting both adaptive and responsive designs). Working styles and preferences in organizations are undergoing a sea change.

Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. If you want a productive, healthy business, employees have to be inspired to come to work.

How to Help Managers Avoid Burnout and Stay Productive

Everwise

Managers lead teams and product development, project deadlines and communicate between departments, all while working to “meet the bottom line.” And in an age where technology has made the line between home and work life imperceptible, it’s difficult to disconnect and decompress.

8 Crucial Points To Consider When Outsourcing E-Learning ProjectsTo India

CommLab India

Remember e-learning development is work that involves a high level of skills and needs an understanding of e-learning tools, learning objectives, training needs, and business goals of the organization and, learning preferences of the learners.

From basketball courts to Nintendo rooms, here are 9 of Chicago’s hottest tech offices

mLevel

How the space informs company culture: Our space was designed to help us celebrate our industry, promote gratifying relationships with colleagues, and simply provide for a highly supportive and rewarding work environment. Related: Best Startups to Work for in Chicago.

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Highlights From Day Two of the Spring 2011 Chief Learning Officer Magazine Symposium

CLO Magazine

Bill Whitmore, CEO of AlliedBarton Security Services began the morning with a keynote on how to drive business performance through leadership branding. Whitmore asked the audience if their company can distinguish value and explained why a company’s leadership brand matters in the context of creating business results. to be competitive with other countries, we have to bring our whole selves to work and embrace our differences.

A guide for SMEs and IDs: 6 steps to enhancing eLearning

Aptara

By reading it before beginning core work, an ID gains the SME's respect, increases credibility, and saves time by preventing the SME from having to walk the ID through basic information. Establish the course's purpose SMEs and IDs must work together to define the course's goals (i.e.

Who’s Leading Innovation?

CLO Magazine

This is of particular concern as some things leaders must do fall beyond, and may conflict with, their normal work styles. Leaders are critical to create and sustain an innovation culture, but new research suggests they also might be the weakest link.

How to Retrain for a Second Career

CLO Magazine

When factored into learning design, understanding employees’ personalities and what motivates them at work can make it easier to retrain an individual. In today’s dynamic business landscape, many have defined their career and success by their job title and skills, only to wake up one morning obsolete. For example, someone with a preference for extroversion may be energized by the open environment-styled office that has come into vogue.

Learning Management Systems that kick ass: Cornerstone OnDemand

Janet Clarey

I can tell you that’s he’s passionate about his work. ’ Via an email interview, I spoke with Charles about what Cornerstone OnDemand is working on and look forward to viewing a demo of their new release in December. Employee performance support - It's not what you know, but WHO you know. Gen Y is entering the workforce at one end, bringing with it new expectations about communication, collaboration, work styles, and career development.