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Training Really Does Matter

A series of tragic events—ranging from mass shootings to natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, and earthquakes—have rocked the world recently, and my heart aches for all those who suffered the loss of family and friends. But many other lives were saved—by the bravery, grit, and, yes, training of the people on the scene.

Top 10 Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives (Nov/Dec 2017)

Each year Training magazine requires all Training Top 10 Hall of Famers to submit an Outstanding Training Initiative that is shared with our readers in a print issue. Here are the details of SCC Soft Computer’s GROW to the Top program.

L&D Best Practices Strategies For Success (Nov/Dec 2017)

Training magazine taps 2017 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 Deloitte’s gamification platform, Edward Jones’ recruitment strategies; and Learning and Development’s role in cultivating company culture at Mariner Finance.

2017 OLC Wrap-Up: When the Trainers Came Marching In

Known for its creative spark, New Orleans served as the perfect backdrop for OLC’s out-of-the-box learning experiences.

Race To The Finish

Getting more done faster is easier when employees have a Learning team that knows what they need to get high-quality work done on time.

Leveraging Crowd Power

Collaborative approaches to problem solving are becoming more common. Technology and a new approach to management are making it easier to work together to meet challenges.

2017 Salary Survey: What’s In Your Wallet?

Average trainer salaries increased more than 5 percent in 2016-2017 to $83,745, according to Training’s annual Salary Survey.

2017 Training Industry Report

Now in its 36th year, Training magazine's Training Industry Report is recognized as the training industry’s most trusted source of data on budgets, staffing, and programs. Total 2017 U.S. training expenditures rose significantly, increasing 32.5 percent to $90.6 billion, according to this year's report.

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