Why Development Planning Shouldn’t be an Afterthought

April 9, 2020

Most of us who have spent time in the HR or training space understand development planning often manifests itself as an ugly compromise within organizations. Those who see learning and development as a line-item expense, rather than an investment in future performance, fight to minimize the impact development planning has in terms of taking people…

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5 Tips for a Smooth LMS Implementation

December 5, 2019

Implementing new technology or upgrading current tools is never an easy task. Having the right strategy when migrating to a new learning management system (LMS) platform can mean the difference between making life easier or harder for the learners. Most organizations approach the LMS integration process as they would any project, by utilizing a project…

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The Nuts and Bolts of Creating an Engaging Training Program

April 27, 2016

It is no secret that today’s workforce is distracted. According to a 2013 Towards Maturity report, 88% of employees don’t have time, or make time, to engage with learning and development (L&D) offerings. When you add in the fact that the average attention span for adults engaging with learning is only 8.25 seconds* (…….sorry, what…

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New Year, New Learning Resolutions

December 30, 2015

When it comes to our personal lives getting fit, organized and healthy are always top our list of New Year’s resolutions year after year. When it comes to our work life, we’re always looking for ways to advance our careers, manage time more wisely and be better leaders.   If you haven’t figured it out,…

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The Great HR and L&D Bucket List

May 6, 2015

10 great things every pro should know (and how to do them without feeling like a tourist!) I was standing in line at my local supermarket over the weekend and noticed a cover of Washingtonian Magazine titled, “The Great Washington Bucket List.” The issue offered a rundown of the cool, hip things to do in…

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