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Most of us have the technology capability in our living rooms to watch a whole season’s worth of TV shows in one day and to watch other shows whenever we like via on-demand channels and our DVRs.

We watch TV programs sans commercials “on demand” and have instant access to information 24/7 via the Web. Today’s employees want that same flexibility when it comes to training.

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A Training reader sent me an article about a study done at Washington community colleges, which showed that more students drop out and fewer get a passing grade when they take a class online than when they take it in a classroom.

E-learning can be an inexpensive alternative to classroom training, but does it yield the same results?

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On the Move: Our Increasingly Temporary Workforce

Does your company use temporary employees? If not, why not? If so, how do you integrate them with your full-time, permanent employees to ensure uninterrupted productivity?

How Much Agreement Is Enough?

One of the common excuses for not taking action on ethics issues is that it’s hard to reach agreement on just what is the right course of action. How much agreement about ethical issues should we seek? And how much is enough?

When Did Competition Become Taboo?

A concept becoming ever more prominent in America today is the idea that today’s youth somehow are victimized by competitive contests in which we differentiate between winners and losers. But learning to lose with humility is just as important as winning with grace.

Breaking Bad Performance Management Habits

Enacting positive change does not require an overhaul of the performance management system. In the long term, it may be worth making more fundamental changes to streamline your system; however, there is no need to wait for these longer-term changes to happen. Take action today by kicking three bad habits that hold back your organization.

Time to MOOC Your Corporate Training

Corporate MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) or online learning portals offer skill-based courses that act as self-paced and on-demand miniature sessions and workshops. It’s learning at your own pace, where and when it’s convenient for you and on the platform of your choice (desktop and especially, mobile).

Strengthening Darden’s Diverse Pipeline

Full-service dining company Darden recognizes strength in diversity. As such, Darden provides targeted development for women and minorities through a variety of external conference, partnerships, and development opportunities.

Developing Learning Programs for Multicultural Audiences

Tips to consider when localizing your e-learning programs and assessing the cost, schedule, and consumption goals of your courseware. Taking care with these issues upfront will give your project a higher possibility of success.

August’s Top Reads

More than 11,000 business books are published every year—an overwhelming choice for busy professionals. Therefore, in partnership with getAbstract, Training brings you August’s top three business books recommended to our readers.

Do Tattoos Affect Job Performance?

How do you guide and train managers to approach hiring employees who deviate in personal appearance from what you and your customers or clients are used to?

Research Study: Social Learning Gains Momentum

One-quarter of organizations of survey respondents are engaging in truly “social” media for learning. They are leveraging things such as blogs, discussions, and other tools to make it easier to connect and share.

5 Tactics to Enlist Support to Advance Your Job Search

Often, executive positions slip through candidates’ fingers because they weren’t prepared to answer a question on the spot or they forgot who they met at a networking event. With these tools and resources, you’ll be able to avoid such faux pas, advance your search faster, and improve your chances of landing an executive position.

BP’s Petrophysics Accelerated Development Program

Petrophysics ADP was designed to develop and renew competencies critical to the description of oil and gas resources on all BP assets. The program was designed to enable petrophysicists to become true performers within two years.

Re-Energizing Career Management

Were you to be invited by your line manager to jointly explore how the organization matches up against your personal ambitions and how you see your career developing, what would be your reaction? And as a line manager, how would you feel about initiating such a dialogue?

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