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L&D BEST PRACTICES: Strategies for Success (Nov/Dec 2015)

Training magazine taps 2015 Training Top 125 winners and Top 10 Hall of Famers to provide their learning and development best practices in each issue. Here, we look at ERA Real Estate’s strategy for creating brand champions and Valvoline’s journey to determine how the learner experience affects employee performance.

Elevating Learning at OLC

Training’s 2015 Online Learning Conference takes learning and collaboration to the next level.

AAMCO Overhauls Its Training Strategy

An inside look at the new AAMCO University training facility and insights from senior leaders about the company’s revamped training strategy, best practices, and performance results.

Emotional Inequality at Work

A new study conducted by VitalSmarts reveals women's perceived competency drops by 35 percent and their perceived deserved compensation by $15,088 when they are assertive or forceful. A look at whether using a brief, framing statement can reduce social backlash, plus other tips.

How Does Your Salary Stack Up?

Average trainer salaries in 2014-2015 increased nearly 3 percent to $83,494, according to Training research.

Training and the Bottom Line

Business leaders of large publicly traded corporations need to move beyond only paying lip-service to the importance of human capital to actually making substantial investments in education and training solutions that build the skilled talent needed for today and tomorrow.

The Training Economy

The economy is strengthening, but does the Great Recession of 2008— and recent stock market slide—continue to affect the dollars allotted for your learning and development programs?


Total 2015 U.S. training expenditures—including payroll and spending on external products and services—took an upward trajectory, soaring 14.2 percent to $70.6 billion, according to Training magazine's 2015 Training Industry Report.

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