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CHROs and Predicting Future Skill Needs

The number of Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) using predictive analytics to manage workforce issues has begun to rise, according to an IBM Institute for Business Value study, Redefining Talent: Insights from the Global C-Suite Study—The CHRO Perspective.

Making Your MOOC

My hat is off to those who develop and deliver Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to participants scattered around the globe—and the IT professionals who provide technical support.

Top 10 Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives (Sept/Oct 2016)

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 Booz Allen Hamilton's "Tech Tank" and Farmers Insurance's "Bring the U to You."

L&D Best Practices: Strategies for Success (Sept/Oct 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 Mariner Finance’s Manager Development Program for high-potential employees.

Put Your Gameface On!

From business simulations to charades, soccer/tennis, and the opportunity to whack the federal deficit, the games have begun at Henry Schein Dental Business Institute, Major League Soccer, and Brookings Institution. And they’re scoring big with both learners and leadership.

Are You Game For Learning?

Games and simulations give learners a fun, immersive way to learn the same lessons companies used to teach them in a traditional class.

The Roi Of Virtual Training

Virtual training offers organizations the opportunity to save on travel and facilitation costs while enabling employees to learn when and where they want. The question is how to quantify the intangibles to calculate an accurate return on investment.

Mentoring in the Digital Age

Mentoring—a seasoned expert guiding a newbie—is the oldest form of training. But some companies are finding ways to take mentoring to the next level with digital and online technology.

The Blended Learning Continuum

The “Blended Learning Continuum”—from face-to-face to virtual course delivery—provides a useful tool to demonstrate how trainers can effectively infuse technology tools, including MOOCs, into their classroom.

Managing Cultural Differences

Accepting that your way isn’t objectively best for everyone can go a long way toward improving communication with your colleagues around the globe.

What Motivates You To Do Your Best At Work?

We might not believe it, but we are always motivated. Whether we are motivated to do what we are supposed to be doing or being paid to do at the right time, now that is another story.

Focus on Iceland

Reading is a national pastime in Iceland—in fact, there are more bookstores in Iceland per capita than any country on Earth.


Training Top 125

2017 Training Top 125 winners demonstrated a strong focus on effective training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and business impact.

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