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. As they advance in their careers and seek roles requiring leadership and higher-level communications skills, their development needs will likely not be met by ESL or Business English programs. Conflicting working styles across diverse teams.

Microlearning: Fab or Fad?

Tom Spiglanin

Microlearning fits modern work styles. That makes them able to fit into hectic schedules and busy lives without a need to pause, hoping to resume at a later time. A lengthy script was written and approved, and voice over recordings were made. I don’t see it as a strategy so much as a tactic that, along with other approaches, helps to meet the needs of the modern workplace, particularly for busy employees. Based on a work at tom.spiglanin.com.

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Are You Taking Time for a Second Look?

CLO Magazine

The booming market of nontraditional and continuing education is filled with many people who are now working toward degrees because they got sidetracked earlier in their studies. CLOs can’t look at people, work styles, educational backgrounds or results in a singular way. Business and training managers often want to normalize people into a competency or development path. Listening to the opinion of a dissenter and considering that smaller voice can be invaluable.

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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. NCHRA CEO Greg Morton said that intent has probably been voiced in the halls of many companies during the past year. For the sake of business viability and continuity, it will demand their attention as they seek to protect the organization’s stakeholders and brand,” he said.