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October 24, 2012
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But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.
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Get Millennials Out of Their Comfort Zone When It Comes to Training

October 2, 2012
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Letting students determine what delivery systems work best for them when there may be other more effective ways for them to master critical knowledge and applications is an abdication of leadership responsibility.
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Touchdown! Talent management lessons from the NFL's Week 1

September 12, 2012
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Three people management pearls of wisdom from the NFL's first week.
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'Mindfulness' Is Being Incorporated Into Employer Strategies to Combat Multitasking

September 6, 2012
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Research shows multitasking at work costs companies billions of dollars a year in lost productivity. A growing mindfulness training industry hopes to remedy that by offering workplace instruction in the ancient principles of mindfulness.
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Why Manufacturers Can't Find the Workforce They Need

August 22, 2012
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Factory jobs demand more math and science skills than most Americans possess. Meanwhile, young people have turned their backs on manufacturing.
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Colleges and Manufacturers Work Together to Solve the Skills Crunch

August 22, 2012
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The collaboration between Permac Industries and Dunwoody College of Technology is an example of a new brand of college-industry partnerships that might eventually help the U.S. grow as a manufacturing power while creating jobs.
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DreamWorks Animation Cultivates a Culture of Creativity

August 4, 2012
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How DreamWorks Animation created a work world that captures the imagination of its employees through perks designed to reduce stress.
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DreamWorks Animation Draws on Experience of Mentors to Integrate New Hires

August 3, 2012
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After an orientation, employees spend four to eight weeks training on the company's proprietary software. Then within their first 60 days, they attend a “welcome session,” hosted by CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg.
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How Do We Prove the Value of Training to Our Executives?

July 31, 2012
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Where can I find data on reinforcement of training? Our learning and development group wants to prepare a report for our executives. —All Ears, performance development consultant, communications, Dallas
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Mine Safety Agency Cites Tire, Mining Companies in Worker's Death

July 24, 2012
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Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. said it will contest citations from the Mine Safety & Health Administration over the Oct. 28, 2011, death of a mining tire technician at the Newmont USAgold mine in Carlin, Nevada.
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