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Organisations around the world are still experiencing culture shock as they transition from traditional to digital learning and development programs. The pandemic, which forced people to work remotely from home, accelerated the need to further revolutionize L&D. In addition, the ensuing labor shortage has made learning and development a tool for both recruiting and retention,
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Employers of all sizes are recognizing the benefits of virtual reality (VR) technology for learning and development. It may sound like something out of science fiction, but VR technology is highly advanced, affordable, and practical. Companies like Walmart and Honeywell are using it for job training and enhancing employee knowledge. Healthcare workers have run through
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Businesses have completely transformed how they work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. From the start, remote work seemed inevitable. Now, employees are insisting that some form of remote work remain well into the future. Still, figuring out how to make all-remote or hybrid workforces function efficiently is a challenge.  Recently, Morgana Waters, general
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As leaders in Human Resources prioritize mental health and wellness at their organizations, they are learning firsthand that with great power, comes great responsiblity. Beyond the usual talent recruitment and retention and management of compensation, HR executives have been charged with relieving the pressure employees are feeling as a result of the pandemic.  They are
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From businesses permanently closing to workers being laid off for months at a stretch, the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt everyone. Professional working women have arguably suffered the worst over the past two years. In fact, 1.8 million women in the United States left the workforce during COVID-19. Economists actually pointed out how the number is
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You’re just as likely to hear about how essential diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) training is to any workplace in 2021 as you are to hear that it is all utterly ineffective. It’s true that the results of implicit bias training have been spotty over the years. But just because your one-off implicit bias training
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Learning and development has become the lifeblood of organizations, especially as digital transformation continues to evolve. Certainly, during the pandemic, companies are asking employees to learn new skills, adapt, and grow in the most efficient way possible. Human Resources has taken charge of helping everyone navigate new systems and processes and any associated learning. Organizations
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Addressing and eliminating microaggressions should be part of your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy to ensure the improvement of company culture. Microaggressions are thinly veiled, everyday instances of racism, homophobia, or sexism. Often, they surface as small comments, gestures, or jokes that go unaddressed. “Microagressions are defined as verbal, behavioral, and environmental indignities that
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President Joe Biden recently imposed vaccine requirements on the private sector. Through a combination of executive orders and new federal rules, he made it mandatory for businesses that have 100 or more employees to require full vaccination against COVID-19 or submit to mandatory weekly testing. Companies are waiting to get more guidance in the form
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The pandemic has proven the need for remote, customized learning and development solutions. Companies need to invest in the right kind of technology to ensure employees can easily access training materials and assessments no matter where they are working. This is especially important for companies that have remote or hybrid workplaces. The technology, of course,
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Developing a multilingual workforce in a global economy is a competitive advantage. Having people on your team, who can communicate with potential clients, partners, and customers in their native languages, can boost your bottom line and reputation. For some multinational companies, a multilingual team is more than an advantage. It’s a necessity. In a session
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The talent shortage is real and getting worse. Most companies faced with this reality will rightfully continue to invest in recruitment and retention strategies. But despite implementing these necessary strategies, voluntary turnover is increasing, and employee satisfaction remains stagnant. After billions in investments, not much has changed. According to the Gallup Q12 in 2020 employee
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Learning and development has boomed since the onset of the pandemic. As workers made the shift to remote work, L&D leaders needed to rapidly reskill their workforces. In addition to this recent shift, longer-term trends, like continuing advances in artificial intelligence and technology, mean that learning and development professionals will continue to play prominent roles
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Employers have always toyed with the idea of a four-day workweek. Some of these employers may have actually tested it out as a reward for employee productivity or to counteract office expenses during a slow period. While the five-day, 40-hour workweek is ingrained in our social consciousness, the debate on shortening it has reemerged after
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