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Training magazine’s Training Top 125 Award winners are the organizations with the most successful learning and development programs in the world.

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Girl and Boy Scouts demonstrate life skills and perform service activities in pursuit of merit badges. Military personnel earn badges of honor with acts of valor. Employees may receive ID badges with additional privileges or access when they are promoted. Even today’s fitness trackers provide badges for steps taken and miles logged.

How organizations can use badging to encourage learning and generate results.

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Learning management systems have tremendous capacity for obtaining and storing data about your learners and your organization. But how easy is it for you to access that information, and how adept are you at using it?

Super Portal

Learning portals are assumed to have superhero qualities that, in a perfect world, let them overcome learning challenges in a single bound and demolish roadblocks with bolts of logic. In a perfect world, each learning portal would be as intuitive as Amazon and as searchable as Google. Achieving those goals isn’t easy, but it is possible.

How to turn your learning portal into a superhero that vanquishes training challenges.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: 5 TIPS FOR IMPROVING TRAINING OUTCOMES IN THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

As the number of in-person trainings diminishes—just 41% of trainings are now delivered in traditional classroom settings—facilitators face the challenge of converting in-person experiences to online environments.

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Nominate a 2018 Emerging Training Leader Today!

Training magazine’s 2018 Emerging Training Leaders awards program aims to recognize training professionals who are relatively new to the training/learning and development industry and who have demonstrated exceptional leadership skills, business savvy, and training instincts. Nominate a colleague or co-worker by January 15, 2018.

Industry Insight: 5 Reasons for L&D Pros to Plug Into IMEX America 2017

This year, IMEX  introduced a theme called “Purposeful Meetings,” which recognizes that both Learning and Development pros and meeting planners are under more pressure than ever to deliver events, training, and live development programs that are highly experiential, memorable, multi-sensory, and full of deep learning, insight, and, frequently, behavior change.

LMS Data Deep Dive

Learning management systems have tremendous capacity for obtaining and storing data about your learners and your organization. But how easy is it for you to access that information, and how adept are you at using it?

It's A Super Portal!

How to turn your learning portal into a superhero that vanquishes training challenges.

Badge Benefits

How organizations can use badging to encourage learning and generate results.

Corporate Training Empowered by Data Science

Leveraging network science, big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence algorithms, training program participants at one Fortune 100 company could be understood within the context of teamwork, collaboration, and connectivity.

3 Tips for Finding and Building Upon Existing Talent

If hiring managers keep their eyes and minds open, they will find that great talent exists in unexpected places—sometimes in a bowling alley or even a current employee right under their nose.

Civility, We Miss You!

Some 75% of respondents say incivility in America has risen to crisis levels, and 34% have experienced incivility at work, according to the Civility in America: A Nationwide Survey 2017, by Weber Shandwick and Powell Tate in partnership with KRC Research.

The Changing Sales Model: Sales Success in 2017

6 competency-based sales success models that scientifically link personal attributes, behavioral patterns, and competencies with performance across differing levels of sales complexity.

Fixing Diversity Programs—Diversity, Inclusion, and Deliberate Practice

Employing Deliberate Practice can be the solution to move from theory to practice and overcome the “know-do” gap. Being able to say out loud the words that are feared most and to receive feedback in a safe, judgment-free environment will increase confidence and give participants the opportunity to correct and explore without consequences.

Will Harvey Weinstein Make It Harder to Champion Women?

Rather than helping women by bringing to light how easily harassment can occur, recent sexual harassment scandals may make male executives skittish about championing young women they believe in—especially if championing means a lot of one-on-one time.

Accelerating Talent Development

If you have invested heavily to recruit potential difference-makers into your company, you will naturally want to build processes that accelerate their development. This entails revisiting many of your HR practices and procedures—training, job assignments, compensation, and so on—with that goal in mind.

Success Sutras for CEOs

Today’s CEOs must ensure that their passion, energy, and vision are constantly aligned with their organizations to successfully overcome leadership challenges.

Document Your Performance to Get the Recognition Your Deserve at Work

Put yourself on a “Continuous Improvement Plan”—together with your boss, spell out expectations for your performance. Keep track in writing as you complete each item. Regularly report to your boss and have him or her document exactly how and when your concrete actions met expectations every step of the way.

Want to Improve Contact Center Training? Try a Gamification Approach

Well-designed games permit users to develop directed, empathic responses to carefully crafted situations and permutations. These types of simulations are particularly useful when training customer service representatives (CSRs) in a contact center environment, where customer emotions can run high.

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Training Top 125

Minneapolis, MN (November 18, 2014)—Training magazine, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, today announced the finalists for the annual Training Top 125, which ranks companies’ excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs.

From the Editor

When my husband suggested we get Fitbits earlier this year, I demurred. “I walk the same three-mile route every day,” I said. “I don’t need a fitness tracker to know how many steps I’ve taken.”

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