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Oct 4, 2017

The Talent Magnet: How Learning Attracts and Retains Top Talent

According to Forbes Magazine, the US has the lowest unemployment rate in a decade. And the impact is being felt in the talent marketplace. The competition for talent has become more intense in the last few years; that’s great news for job-seekers, but a challenge for businesses. In today’s increasingly competitive talent market it is becoming progressively difficult for organizations to resource top talent, largely because opportunity-seekers have many options. Even when we are able to hire these individuals, we have a new challenge: retention.  The average job tenure in 2016 was only 1.6 years. Given the cost of finding the right person (and the even higher costs of making a bad...

According to Forbes Magazine, the US has the lowest unemployment rate in a decade. And the impact is being felt in the...

Sep 27, 2017

Creating a Strategic Learning Partnership

I lead a Strategic Learning Partnership with a major Life Sciences client, and it’s a job I love.  My team runs a...

I lead a Strategic Learning Partnership with a major Life Sciences client, and it’s a job I love.  My team runs a...

Sep 19, 2017

How Effective Onboarding Drives Banking Success

Successful new employee onboarding is a challenge for many companies. I hear common questions from clients: “How do we help new employees...

Successful new employee onboarding is a challenge for many companies. I hear common questions from clients: “How do we help new employees...

Sep 13, 2017

Creating Tomorrow’s Life Sciences Sales Leaders: 3 Strategies

How do  you create great sales leaders? I recently had a conversation with a senior sales leader of a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical...

How do  you create great sales leaders? I recently had a conversation with a senior sales leader of a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical...

Aug 22, 2017

The Contact Center Dashboard: 5 Metrics that Matter

Customers want brands to value them, respect them, and treat them like individuals. As commerce becomes increasingly distributed, Contact Centers are often...

Customers want brands to value them, respect them, and treat them like individuals. As commerce becomes increasingly distributed, Contact Centers are often...

Aug 16, 2017

5 Reasons Virtual Reality Learning is Worth Considering

Another year, another learning trend, am I right? This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself...

Another year, another learning trend, am I right? This year everybody’s talking about Virtual Reality, another trend that will eventually burn itself...

Aug 9, 2017

How Onboarding Attracts the Best Millennial Talent

  How do you attract, onboard, and retain the best, most talented millennials? It all starts with your Employment Brand, how the...

  How do you attract, onboard, and retain the best, most talented millennials? It all starts with your Employment Brand, how the...

Jun 13, 2017

4 Reasons Systems Training Isn’t Really About Systems

What’s the goal of Systems Training? To get people trained on the system, right? Not really. Systems are tools. Knowing how to...

What’s the goal of Systems Training? To get people trained on the system, right? Not really. Systems are tools. Knowing how to...

Dec 20, 2016

A Pragmatist’s Guide to Innovation, Part 1

The Big Picture Innovation is good, right? That’s the one unassailable truth of business, of course. Puppies are cute. Cake is delicious....

The Big Picture Innovation is good, right? That’s the one unassailable truth of business, of course. Puppies are cute. Cake is delicious....

Mar 17, 2016

Managers Eat Learning for Lunch

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as...

Peter Drucker famously said “Culture eats Strategy for breakfast.” Executives can sit in important planning meetings and generate as many documents as...

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