How to diagnose your L&D needs

Written by Diane Coolican on 13 November 2014 in Feature Employers are not getting the best out of their training because they do not carry out the appropriate diagnostics at the outset. Diane Coolican explains why: As we come to the end of the year, we reach a significant time for companies to consult their training […]

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Hotel Chains Try Training With Improv and iPods

By JANE L. LEVERE Before two luxury hotels, the Andaz 5th Avenue in Manhattan and the Elysian Hotel in Chicago, opened their doors in recent months, both added something extra to their usual employee training practices: they hired improvisational comedy experts. The Benjamin, an upscale business travel hotel also in New York, took a similar […]

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Heritage supervisors: why the rush for development?

By Denise Reading, President Global Corporate College Background   There has been a significant increase over the past 24 months in requests by advanced manufacturing organizations (from additive producers to concrete manufacturers) for support in developing their frontline supervisors’ core management skills, including areas such as: coaching, communicating, building teams, business and financial acumen.  This […]

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