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remote teams the future of the workplace
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Are remote teams the future of the workplace?

HR

Remote workers can now do pretty much everything in-office workers can do, and quite often they can do more. Remote work will become more popular; the delay is the result of companies figuring out exactly how to roll out these changes in a way that makes the most sense for the business. But it will happen. You can be sure of that. And eventually, telecommuting will define the way we work.

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How HR can leverage LMS software

HR

For small HR teams or managers who don’t have access to learning and development professionals, maintaining a learning culture can be daunting. A learning management system (LMS) can help. HR can use these solutions to create, update, organize and distribute key training courses that enhance employees’ skills and keep them on the path to success. What’s more, they can also keep up with the trends in L&D.

learning and sleep
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Learning and sleep or why you should let your employees nap

HR

Learning is universal and though businesses can’t really control how much sleep their employees get and how high the quality of that sleep is, raising awareness about the issue can’t hurt. Moreover, allowing workers to take short naps while on the job, especially after they have been involved in a learning experience, can do a lot of good. So what do you say: will you allow your learning employees to sleep on it?

adult vocational students
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Why you should inform adult vocational students of their funding options

HR

Being a student later in life requires much more than having the willingness to learn, motivation to go through the whole process and putting in the necessary time, all while juggling being a child for your parents, a spouse for your loved one, a parent for your own kids, a friend for your friends, an employee for your boss, and so on. Being a student later in life comes with a cost, and that cost must be covered with real money.

training digital natives
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Digital natives — how to design and deliver training that clicks

HR

It may seem that digital natives do everything differently than the previous generations of employees but give them the time, the choice and the right technology and they will prove that different is in this case better. In order to design programs that will be both friendly and effective for them there are a few things to be taken into account. Check them out!

modern employee
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Learning in the new workplace — how to meet the needs of the modern employee

HR

The learning organization is an integral part of today’s workplace. The modern employee is acutely aware that in this fast moving world one needs to learn continuously to survive. That’s why L&D departments need to keep up with all technological advancements that allow employee to have more control over their learning process at work and support this new sharing culture.

recruitment crisis or retainment crisis
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Recruitment crisis or retainment crisis? Which is companies’ biggest pain?

HR

Companies of all shapes and sizes complain about how hard it is to find great talent and they also face high employee turnover rates. What can they do overcome these recruitment and retainment crises? Well, if they humanize the recruitment process, offer work recognition, allow more flexibility, support continuous learning opportunities and put trust at the core of their organization, recruitment and retainment become easier.

Gamification – a cross-generational affair
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Gamification – a cross-generational affair

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The workforce is a cross-generational affair, mixing Gen Xers, Millennials and Baby Boomers. The use of gamification in training holds the power to engage the greatest part of the demographics. If properly designed, it reaches wide categories of staff and can turn even the dullest topic or task into something enjoyable and worthwhile.

is your company ready for the iGeneration
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Is your company ready for the iGeneration?

HR

With all the hype about millennials in the workplace, people seem to overlook the other young generation that starts to join the workforce. What do these young employees expect the workplace to be? And why should companies care about this right now? Is your company ready for the iGeneration?

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