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Cracking the Mentoring Code

Effective mentoring should be easy. But there are four challenges with which mentors must reckon if they are to move from a “block-checking” activity to a growth-producing result.

Sticky Notes: The People List

“The People List” is a running list of all the key people with whom you need to be engaged in a one-on-one dialogue right now.

Building Olympic-Caliber Talent

The Olympics inspire us, with stories of hard-working and talented athletes—dynamic men and women dedicated to their chosen field. As leaders, many of us would give our eyeteeth to have a team of similarly motivated contributors.

Recognition Is a Good Investment

How can companies train on the skill of saying thanks for a job well done? There are three components to a training plan for effective workforce recognition.

Thanks for the Measurements, Don

When I first joined Training magazine in 2007, my publisher gave me a stack of magazines to read and strongly suggested I familiarize myself with Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation. Coming from a licensing publication, I had no idea what she was talking about.

Top 10 Hall of Fame Outstanding Training Initiatives (July/August 2014)

For the first time since the creation of the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame in 2008, Training magazine required all Hall of Famers to submit an Outstanding Training Initiative that would be shared with our readers throughout the year. Here are the details of Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and SCC Soft Computer's submissions.

L&D Best Practices: July/August 2014

Training magazine taps 2014 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 mentoring and competency maps.

PART 4: MasTec Tackles the LMS

How this utility infrastructure construction company designed and developed a customized learning management system (LMS) to manage its new training programs.

Training on the Move

Some people like walkabout sessions to stay in shape and get creative juices flowing. Can it work for training?

Playing for the Same Team

While independent contractors often pinch-hit for employees in the corporate world, they don’t always receive the same training as the rest of the team. It can make a big difference.

Once Upon A Time In Training

Employees not grasping your trainers’ lessons? The content may need a kick-start from storytelling. Illustrative anecdotes go a long way to helping learners get the point.

Home Improvement?

 Working from home can drive employee engagement and performance, but companies first must provide telecommuting training and reinforcement.

Bridging the Skills Gap

Employers want certain skills. Employees don’t have them. Why? And what can organizations and Training, employees, and the educational system do to eliminate the disconnect?

The Leadership Deficit

Nearly 80 percent of 547 respondents indicate that current business challenges require a different leadership style, but only 21 percent believe their organization’s leadership practices are effective, according to a new study, “The Leadership Deficit,” from APQC, a nonprofit leader in benchmarking and best practices research, and sponsored by THEaster Consulting.

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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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