Why Microlearning Is Becoming a Mainstream Strategy

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Why Microlearning Is Becoming a Mainstream Strategy

It's taken a while, but the corporate world has started to recognize the power of bite-sized, timely, highly specific training—known as microlearning.

Janine Milne

What HR Can Learn from Marketing When It Comes to a Seat at the Table

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What HR Can Learn from Marketing When It Comes to a Seat at the Table

If human resources professionals want a seat in the boardroom, they need to think strategically. It's a simple lesson in theory, but there's a deep, entrenched "non-strategic" history holding HR leaders back—even when they make the right moves and say the right things, they face questioning about the value of "fluffy" HR from other business leaders that they have to overcome.

Why You Should Hire a Misfit (or Two)

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Why You Should Hire a Misfit (or Two)

"Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules, and they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify and vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as crazy, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do."

3 Ways HR Can Lead in Digital Transformation

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3 Ways HR Can Lead in Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is more than simply introducing new technology; it's about changing the very nature and future of work.

Why HR Analytics Needs the Art of Storytelling

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Why HR Analytics Needs the Art of Storytelling

Human resources is no longer the "fluffy" side of business. Companies are getting back in touch with the art as well as the science of HR, using analytics for data-driven insights that create real business change. Analytics can provide evidence to support decisions that were once based on instinct and experience, but when it comes to utilizing data for HR purposes, there's a lot more to it than just numbers. It also requires a great story.

Beg, Steal and Borrow: Building an HR Analytics Team

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Beg, Steal and Borrow: Building an HR Analytics Team

Why the First 100 Days of Workforce Analytics Matter Most

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Why the First 100 Days of Workforce Analytics Matter Most

Presidents, chief executives and senior business leaders all understand the importance of the age-old 100-day benchmark: The first few months in a new position are critical for setting a vision, acting upon your strategy and convincing colleagues that you're the best person for the job.

How to Adopt Neurodiversity in the Workplace

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How to Adopt Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Diversity has ratcheted up the boardroom agenda as companies increasingly recognize the potential that a rich mix of different backgrounds, attitudes and experiences bring to innovation and decision making. But most companies are still laggards in the key area of neurodiversity in the workplace, which means hiring individuals that think differently.

HR Analytics Is About Asking the Right Questions

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HR Analytics Is About Asking the Right Questions

In Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the world's greatest computer was asked for an answer to the ultimate question of "Life, the universe and everything."

3 Ways to Improve Your Recruiting Strategy in 2018

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3 Ways to Improve Your Recruiting Strategy in 2018

The "war for talent" has been grabbing headlines for over twenty years, after McKinsey's Steve Hankin coined the term in 1997 and wrote a book with the same name. Back then, the phrase referred to growing competition to attract and retain employees as Baby Boomers left the workforce. The war for talent still rages on in 2018, but now applies to companies struggling to fill open positions with candidates qualified-enough to fill skill gaps created by emerging technologies.

What Hollywood Can Teach You About Organizational Redesign

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What Hollywood Can Teach You About Organizational Redesign

Hollywood can teach you a surprising amount about running your business.

How to Use Social Media to Boost Employee Engagement

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How to Use Social Media to Boost Employee Engagement

Businesses with higher levels of employee engagement are 21 percent more profitable than those with disengaged employees, according to a 2016 Gallup report. Yet, a jaw-dropping 87 percent of employees report not feeling engaged at work.

How Brain Imaging Can Help Us Work Better, Together

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How Brain Imaging Can Help Us Work Better, Together

The human brain is at once the source of our most basic functions, and our most intriguing biological mysteries. Christof Koch, the chief scientific officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, has called the brain the "most complex object in the known universe." In fact, we know more about the deep oceans than we do about our own minds.

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