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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Advantages are There To Integrating Trainers Into Business Departments

January 7, 2005
Our company is in the mobile-phone industry. I’m one of the people who provides training to various departments, each with very specific tasks and functions. In trying to structure the department, we wondered: would it be a good idea to make trainers part of individual department teams? Our thinking is that this would ensure the material delivered is always relevant and up to date.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Resources Could Help Me Measure The Effectiveness Of Our Training

January 7, 2005
I recently hired 11 new people, and unlike previous new hires, I used a different set of trainers to get the new employees up to speed. My new employees are doing great now; however, I’d like to assess the performance of my trainers from the perspective of a new hire. What resources are available (such as a survey) that I could use to measure the effectiveness of the training provided?
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Warming Up For Leadership

November 1, 2004
Schneider Electric’s business-incubator project selects high-potential employees to act as members of cross-functional "SWAT teams" that have the authority and ability to move quickly within the organization to find new opportunities and solve problems. Schneider hopes that the project, less than a year old, will fuel sales growth while giving employees the experience they need to become company leaders.
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