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Team Players: Collaborating in Business


Being a team player is one of the most coveted traits that employers look for in new candidates. What does being a team player mean? According to Robert Golembiewski in his “ Handbook of Organizational Consultation ,” 79 percent of Fortune 1000 companies use self-managing teams and 94 percent use employee work groups. Employers routinely say they want employees who can work in teams. According to a 2015 Forbes magazine article , this approach didn’t work.

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‘Meet the Learnovate Patron’ Q&A with Sharon Claffey Kaliouby

Learning Pool

If you are not passionate about your work and the industry – change it! Stand up for what you believe in (this aligns with being passionate about your work). How would you define your work style and how has this changed over your career? .

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Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore


Today’s tech-savvy, social and mobile learners are no longer interested in traditional classroom training and demand learning techniques that blends best with their current working style and outlook. Entertainment Software Association states that 155 million Americans regularly play video games and the average game player is 35 years old.

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The Importance of Retaining the High-Potential Employee (aka the HiPo) 

Acorn Labs

Team player. Yes, you want all employees to work well together. They'll be able to articulate complex ideas, adapt to others' work styles, and advocate for peers. Whether they take on additional work or side projects, HiPos always want to test their own capabilities.

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What Is a Behavioral Assessment & How to Conduct It


In addition to ensuring that you hire people who are a right fit for the positions you’re hiring for, such assessments at regular intervals help you retain employees who are suitable for the current job market, skill requirements, and modern work culture. Team player.