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The Pulse of Mobile Learning

January 29, 2013 | Allison Rossett

Most of what is said and written about mobile learning and support touts potential and points to the future. Current studies confirm a faint pulse for mobile in enterprise learning today.

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Performance support “hearts” training and vice versa

January 29, 2013 | Allison Rossett

In September I attended the eLearning Guild’s new conference, Performance Support Symposium. Ontuitive’s Bob Mosher kicked it off with a mighty bang, offering the jaw-dropping suggestion that we cast off training in favor of ...

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In Hiring, a Friend in Need Is a Prospect, Indeed

January 29, 2013 | Nelson D. Schwartz | New York Times

Riju Parakh wasn’t even looking for a new job.
But when a friend at Ernst & Young recommended her, Ms. Parakh’s résumé was quickly separated from the thousands the firm receives every week because she was referred ...

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Confessions of a Crummy Manager

January 28, 2013 | The Wall Street Journal

After this Saturday essay on what leaders do appeared in The Journal, I’ve had a number of friends and colleagues ask me about whether – and how – my experience writing about organizations and leadership has affected the way I ...

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Talent Circles: Talent Networks Done Right

January 28, 2013 | Jessica Miller-Merrell

My philosophy on building any type of community and relationships online is simple, “Go where the people are,” which is why I’m an advocate of online social networks like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to engage a target ...

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4 Essentials of Talent Communities: The Content Hub

January 28, 2013 | Crystal Miller

This is Part 2 of a 4 part series on Talent Communities.  In Part 1, we discussed that Talent Communities have  four basic pillars for success:  commitment, strategy, content, and membership… it’s as simple ...

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Grooming Your Social Talent Community with Membership

January 28, 2013 | Crystal Miller

All the commitment to great strategy & killer content in the world won’t mean anything if there are not enough members to reach ‘critical mass;’ or enough people to start chain reaction discussions & sustain interactions ...

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Leadership lessons from the Royal Navy

January 28, 2013 | McKinsey Quarterly

This branch of the British armed services consciously fosters cheerfulness and nourishes its collective memory. Business executives should take note.

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Workforce Planning and Analytics Event: Attend Every Session Virtually!

January 28, 2013 | Amanda Lewis | HCI

We manage HR virtually, lead virtually, train and develop virtually – It’s a cyber world that allows multitasking, longer virtual hours and the ability to connect and work from anywhere. So why not attend a conference virtually? This year’s HCI Workforce Planning and Analytics event is streaming every single session live from Atlanta right to attendee’s desktops instantly.

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Education to Employment

January 28, 2013 | McKinsey & Company

Young people today are three times as likely as their parents to be out of work. Yet many employers can’t find people with the right entry-level skills to fill their jobs. How to close the gap? In this video, McKinsey directors Diana ...

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Take a Multi-pronged Approach to the War for Talent

January 28, 2013 | Alan Mellish | HCI

A recent report by McKinsey &Co.  found that, across the globe, about 70% of educators believe students enter the workforce prepared to work while only about 50% of employers shared that view. This difference of opinion tells a larger story of the mismatch between the education young people are receiving and the education/skills employers need to fill entry-level positions.

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The Changing Nature of the Workforce

January 25, 2013 | Jay J. Jamrog

In the recent past, we have experienced shortages in specific occupations for short periods of time. Today, however, authorities in this area predict that for the next 10 to 20 years the United States will, except during serious economic ...

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HR Shared Service Centres

January 25, 2013 | CIPD

From CIPD, this detailed factsheet gives introductory guidance on HR shared-service centres. It (1) considers the role of HR shared service centres (2) explores key considerations in designing an HR shared service centre (3) outlines some ...

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THE RECRUITER'S GUIDE to online job marketing

January 25, 2013 | Joanna Sherriff | Decision Toolbox

Standing out from the crowd - supercharging your online job openings to target top talent. A job ad is one of the most critical elements in your online recruitment process.
Get your message wrong, use an unfamiliar job title, forget to include ...

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Addressing the Aging Utility Workforce Challenge: ACT NOW

January 25, 2013 | Patty Bruffy | IBM

For several years, industry writers have been warning of the "impending aging workforce crisis." Demographic data has been analyzed and presented, and numerous conferences have been held to discuss the issue. However, utilities can no ...

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QUICKSAND - A Guide to Recruiting in a Wired World

January 25, 2013 | Carol Barber, Executive Vice President | Bernard HODES Group

Through data, case studies and anecdotal feedback, Quicksand provides an objective review of what's wrong with corporate recruiting today, especially online.It also provides practical solutions that can help companies fix their problems and ...

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