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A major cultural shift that has changed the way we work has also changed the way we learn at work. Workplace learning is now social, mobile, micro and on-demand.

New, more collaborative trends are driving innovation in learning technology as organizations place a higher priority on the integration of talent management and on learning to increase engagement and retention. 

September 5, 2016

Does your organization have a policy in place to prevent retaliation? How about one to handle whistle-blowing and other complaints? If it doesn’t, now’s a good time to create one because the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has just released proposed revisions to its retaliation guidelines, which could make addressing this issue a little more challenging for HR and employers. 

What’s a whistle-blower?

March 1, 2016

Do you remember your first job? The skills and lessons you learned? The excitement of that first paycheck you earned? Those early work experiences helped develop your work ethic, grow you professionally and take the first steps along a career path. But today, millions of young people are missing out on this critical opportunity.

September 30, 2015

The magazine’s first issue of the year features the article “What’s in Store for HR in 2015?” by Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte. In the article, Bersin makes nine predictions about how HR will redefine the workplace this year.

News Updates
January 22, 2015

Overview: Following overwhelming bipartisan support in the Senate and House, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was signed into law by President Obama on July 22, 2014. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) supported this legislation to reform the federal job training system and sent a joint support letter to Congress with its affiliate, the Council for Global Immigration.

November 13, 2014
 

With a 7.2 percent rise in business travel spending expected for this year—up to $288.8 billion—as well as a rise in both global and domestic travel risks, organizations must take proactive measures to protect their traveling employees.

Whether your company has three employees or 30,000, the following simple steps can help you keep your traveling workforce safe and prevent legal, financial and reputational fallout.

News Updates
October 15, 2014
More than 10 million Americans are unemployed. But 4 million jobs languish with no one to fill them. Part of the reason is the skills gap – the divide between the skills job seekers have and the skills employers need.
 
February 11, 2014

On February 5, @Weknownext chatted with special guest John Hudson (@JohnPHudson) about Hidden Bias in the Workplace.

In case you missed it, here are all the great tweets from the chat: 

 

February 5, 2014
Unconscious or hidden bias is the subconscious attribution of particular qualities to members of a certain social category such as gender or race and typically develops along the lines of our values and life experiences.
 
February 3, 2014
The king is dead. Long live the king!
 
Teens are beginning to drop Facebook like a bad habit; instead, taking advantage of messaging apps like What'sApp, Snapchat, and Instagram to social network.
 
January 9, 2014

Are Problem Solving Skills Innate or Learned?

November 20, 2013