Tag Archives: training and development

Letting Employees Choose Where and How to Learn

The idea that everything must be covered during onboarding has become outdated. Businesses can help new employees quickly transition into their positions by providing the most valuable information at the right time. Bill Cushard, head of training at ServiceRocket, argues that many businesses are trying to fit too much information into the onboarding period. “So […]

Organizing Talent and Knowledge: A Trainer Shares Her Experience

Denise Cooper, President Coach HR LLC has worked Monsanto, Budget Rent A Car, The Gap Inc. and Integrys Energy Group (formally Peoples Gas Company in Chicago). She received her MBA from Washington University and in 2008 received her Business Coach Certification from North Carolina State University. Her article on the Hartman Value Profile was published […]

Engaging Millenials: Student and Organizational Development Administrator Explains

Sophie Carter works at Komatsu Australia as the Organizational Development Administrator. She works with third party vendors to ensure the eLearning needs of the business and its employees are met as well as identifying new ways to include technology in the professional development of the company as a whole. Sophie is also currently completing her […]

Collaborative Learning: The Seamless Integration of Learning with Work

Thomas “Tom” Reilly is chief operating officer of Family Office Exchange (FOX), overseeing daily operations and deployment of advanced digital systems that deliver FOX knowledge to members in new, more meaningful ways. He reports directly to Sara Hamilton, the firm’s founder and CEO. Before joining FOX, Mr. Reilly served as director of training and development […]

Common Ground Is the Only Thing To Stand On When Creating Training and Development Initiatives

Trishia Jandu is an independent Professional Learning & Development Consultant specializing in traditional and technical learning, as well as development solutions. Trishia has worked with a variety of clientele to conduct training business needs analysis, develop learning strategies, lead instructional design teams in the development of blended learning solutions, implement Learning and Content Management Systems, […]

Combating the Loss of Knowledge and Experience When an Employee Leaves

Kristie Swenson works with Seed & Crop Protection Products for WinField Solutions, a Land O’Lakes, Inc. company. Her job encourages her to partner with cooperative agronomists and producers in order to share agronomic insights and to ensure understanding of product placement and usage. Agricultural literacy and youth development are two of Kristie’s passions. Kristie can […]

Can New Technologies Help Us Solve the Never-ending Problem of Employee Turnover?

Jon Doctor is the Manager of Collaboration Services at DRW.  For the 7 years prior to arriving at DRW, he worked as a consultant to the F100 where he implemented knowledge management platforms for several silicon valley software companies.  Since arriving at DRW, he has worked extensively with senior management to encompass learning as part […]

Discoveries in Cognitive Science Can Impact the Way We Teach and Learn

Ghislain Van Hoorde works as a consultant at Philip Morris R&D Switzerland. Over the last 2 years, he has been providing support and training to the employees using the corporate Electronic Document Management System (Documentum-based technology). He can be reached via Linkedin, where you can learn about his experiences in Germany and England. Q. Based on […]

Breaking Down Hierarchies To Build Learning Communities

Sreya Dutta is a senior information developer for Oracle’s Fusion team.  She has extensive experience in instructional design and content creation. People can find her on her blog, Twitter account, or LinkedIn profile. Q. In your experience as an instructional designer, have you run into any challenges when writing curricula? The main challenge I see […]

Hospital Trainer Offers Killer Tips for Preventing Brain Drain (Interview)

Molly McCauley Kelly is the Physician Support Coordinator for Hospital Corporation of America in Las Vegas, Nevada. She provides IT training and clinical application support for the physicians at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Mountain View Hospital, and Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center, focusing on meeting the needs of physicians and their support staff […]

IBM Manager Expands on His Informal Learning Management Report (Interview)

Sachin Gaur works at IBM as a Business & Technical Leadership Partner, part of the India HR organization, facilitating the identification and development of Business & Technical Leaders for the largest business unit of IBM India with more than 40,000 people. His key responsibilities also include succession planning, managing informal learning and placement of key […]