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Front-Line Development Disconnect

Of the organizations that track it, most organizations (58%) indicate that fewer than half of front-line workers actually access available development opportunities, according to new research by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) and the Aspen Institute’s UpSkill America.

Sticky Notes: Maintaining Clear Expectations

Since maintaining clear expectations is an ongoing process of leaders and followers and coworkers engaging in dialogue, it helps a lot to teach followers how to do their part in that ongoing dialogue.

Best Place to Work: Home

Leadership IQ surveyed 3,478 employees using an online test called “Is Your Personality Suited to Working Remotely or in the Office?” The results showed that only 24% of people who work in an office say they love their jobs. But 38% of mobile workers and 45% of telecommuting workers love their jobs.

Productivity Coach's Corner: The 3 Cs of a Productive Day

Update tomorrow’s agenda and allocate time for each of the 3 Cs of a productive day. Schedule time to Consume, Create, and Communicate, and you’ll positively influence the production of everyone around you.

Top Talent Trends in 2016

The Futurestep division of global people and organizational advisory firm Korn Ferry unveiled its 2016 predictions for trends it believes will shape the global recruitment and talent management industry.

The Show Must Go On!

The sickening crunch of my ankle hitting what I thought was pavement but turned out to be black ice was the first indication of bad news.

L&D Best Practices: Strategies for Success (March/April 2016)

Training magazine taps 2016 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 Farmers Insurance’s ProjectexChange, an approach for chasing the elusive 70 percent of learning that happens via experience, and IBM’s adaptive learner approach of building innovation skills through instructional design.

Orlando Magic

There truly was magic in the air—and learning opportunities everywhere—at the Training 2016 Conference & Expo held February 15-17 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.

The Art of Content Curation

With reams of multimedia content such as videos now easily available online, companies are combining ready-made and custom content to suit their training needs.

Training in Developing Countries

When training in developing regions, it’s important to take cultural and geographic factors into account as you design and deliver the program to ensure it meets the diverse needs of each employee group.

We Talk the Talk, But Do We Walk the Walk?

A survey by Training magazine and Wilson Learning finds that while there is a strong desire to be more strategic, for the most part, L&D organizations and leaders are not doing what is needed to be recognized as strategic leaders.

Great Expectations

Meeting your boss’s expectations in the training programs you create requires material that teaches the lessons your employees need to learn to keep the company profitable. But it also includes cultivating an engaged workforce in the process.

What Can L&D Learn from the Presidential Race?

With the presidential campaign in full swing, candidates are challenged to remain relevant, stay in the race, and advance their agendas in an environment overwhelmed by candidates. L&D leaders often experience the same challenges when engaging with the C-suite.

What Do Employees Think About Their Training?

Employers don't necessarily have to provide lengthy training programs for employees to believe they are getting valuable learning, according to a BizLibrary survey of 1,800 employees.

Dividing the Workload

Left unaddressed, issues such as fairly divvying up workplace tasks can fester and worsen. The solution lies in a conversation that features active listening and a willingness to be open to others’ perspectives.

Making a Difference in the World

Even one trainer can begin to make a global impact by getting involved in the community and taking on a local challenge.

Open the Window and Let Jay’s Light in

A tribute to Jay Cross — one of our greatest learning luminaries whose relentless quest for insights and tireless willingness to share them was fueled by his authentic passion to make learning better for everyone.

Does (Screen) Size Matter?

If you extrapolate several studies that have been done about paper versus screens, there’s a real gap in learning from a screen— especially a small one.


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.

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Rising Stars

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