Training Day Blog

Training Day Blog

Should You Hire More Introverts?

People with introverted personalities long have been considered less than desirable in the workplace, but that may be changing.

Should L&D Professionals Boycott Amazon?

An article in The New York Times about Amazon’s workplace details how this famous company often cruelly pushes its workforce to meet its product development, delivery, and financial goals. This seems to be counter to the job of Learning & Development professionals, who aim to help organizations achieve their goals by preparing, guiding, and nurturing their employees.

Generations in the Workplace: A Zero-Sum Game?

With workforces still much slimmer than they were years ago, young up-and-comers can be left with few development opportunities as they wait for someone above them to vacate their position.

The Pros of Non-Hierarchical Leadership

In addition to the pragmatism of putting the most competent person for any given project in the lead, rotating leadership means all employees eventually are given a chance to prove themselves as candidates for promotion and greater long-term responsibility.

Can a corporate wellness program be coercive?

I came across an article last week that got me thinking. The piece, “When Does Workplace Wellness Become Coercive?” resonates with me because I think I have the potential to, myself, become a coercer—and that may not be a bad thing. I have a great idea that will make our population much healthier, but many will be angry with me when I share it: I want companies to receive monetary incentives from the federal government to hire and retain only non-smoking employees.


Training Top 125

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

Digital Issue

Click above for Training Magazine's
current digital issue

Training Live + Online Certificate Programs

Now You Can Have Live Online Access to Training magazine's Most Popular Certificate Programs! Click here for more information.

Emerging Training Leaders

Company Assets

People are an organization’s most valuable asset,” the saying goes.

Rising Stars

The 2016 Emerging Training Leaders are leading lights at their organizations, shining examples of how strategic-minded, results focused, and people-oriented Learning and Development (L&D) profe

Learning from the Future

Includes ISA Directory of
Learning Providers