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2013 Game Changer: T.J. Hammond

August 11, 2013
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Chief learning officer, U.S. Defense Department’s U.S. Strategic Command, Omaha, Nebraska
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How Should We Conduct a Cross-Training Session?

June 19, 2013
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We want to conduct cross-training sessions to help some employees acquire new skills. We also have employees that already perform these tasks and don't want them thinking our cross-training is a reflection on their performance. How should we handle this to make sure everyone's on the same page? Is there a better alternative? —Don't Want Hurt Feelings, HR manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Grand Cayman
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Wal-Mart Drafts Leaders for Military-style Training

June 12, 2013
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A 16-week academy for leaders holds key to future growth, company officials say.
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Hillary Clinton to Kick Off SHRM's Annual Conference

May 15, 2013
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The opening session scheduled for Sunday, June 16, also features journalist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria.
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Stihl Tools Its Training to Olympic Standards

March 5, 2013
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Dealerships that pay for technicians to attend the tool-maker's school may receive higher reimbursement levels, though maintaining quality of service and reputation primarily drive participation.
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Why Should Our Small Firm Care About Career Planning?

January 25, 2013
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Even though we have fewer than 200 employees, how could our human resources function develop career paths for them? —-Forward Thinker, HR director, publishing/communication/advertising, Dearborn, Michigan
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As Career Development Lags, Workers Grow Restless

January 16, 2013
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A new survey shows 19 million employees are angling to change their jobs in 2013.
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What Is the Difference Between Career Growth and Career Development?

December 3, 2012
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Is there a distinction between career growth and career development? And why should we care? Our organization has a number of professional employees working in a career field, which makes us wonder if providing training and development really is as important as experts say. —Growth or No, HR consultant, finance/insurance/real estate, Lagos, Nigeria
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2012 Game Changer: Danielle Dorter

November 29, 2012
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Human resources director, ID Media Inc., New York
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'High-Performance Learning Organizations' Boost Business Results: Study

November 6, 2012
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Oakland, California-based research firm Bersin & Associates says companies with a sophisticated approach to employee development averaged three times higher revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
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