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Leading the Way in Training and Development (April 2013)

April 8, 2013
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In this month's Leading the Way in Training and Development from Workforce, you will learn how to maximize your team's self-awareness to turn raw talent into real leaders.


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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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Stihl Instills Manufacturing Skills Into High School Students' Learning Via Summer Camp

March 5, 2013
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Although the toolmaker does not use the event to directly recruit students, the hope is that some of the participants will consider manufacturing careers. A larger goal is to help usher in a 'renaissance in manufacturing' in the United States by immersing them in the details of the industry.
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Best Practices in Training and Development (March 2013)

March 1, 2013
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Your organization's employee training and development is critical — and directly impacts the customer experience. Download Best Practices in Training and Development to discover new ways of approaching training and development that will not only directly impact your customer experience, but also your bottom line.


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Women Represent Untapped Resource for Manufacturing Industry

February 22, 2013
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Women make up about a quarter of the manufacturing industry's workforce, according to a report by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute. The same report suggests the industry should actively focus on recruiting women to hundreds of thousands of empty positions.
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Reaching the Learning Resistant

February 19, 2013
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We should be considering how to make sure that all of our learning methods address conceptual resistance if we want our investment in education and talent to yield the best results, which is to prevent, detect and correct problems before they lead to workplace disasters.
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Status Update: Using Social Media for Learning Gets Better Foothold in Workplace

January 30, 2013
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Large U.S. firms tripled their spending on social tools such as internal blogs, wikis and communities of practice in 2012, a new report says.
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Further Assessment: More Companies Using Evaluation Tools to Identify Future Leaders and More

January 28, 2013
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A recent Aberdeen research report found that companies are including assessment tools in their efforts to identify high-potential talent, to develop workers' interpersonal and leadership skills and to set performance goals for their staff.
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