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Click, Click, Click Revisited: Complete That Training or No Bonus for You

December 27, 2011
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In many instances, required tests, courses and forms proved as worthless as blank paper or, more currently, terabytes of unused storage capacity.
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Mexican-Americans Aren't Moving Up, Study Finds

December 15, 2011
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Fewer than 1 percent of U.S.-born Mexican-Americans hold jobs in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
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Out-of-State Workers Due Overtime for California Work: Appeals Court

December 14, 2011
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The case involving three employees of Redwood Shores, California-based Oracle, who lived in Colorado and Arizona but also worked in California and elsewhere. The employees, classified as instructors by Oracle, trained customers to use Oracle software.
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How Do We Correlate Performance Management and New Training?

December 14, 2011
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How should we use performance appraisals to determine training and development needs for staff? —Performance Management Newbie, HR manager, publishing/communication/advertising, Asia
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Organizations Need Coaching on How to Coach: Report

December 12, 2011
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Business results were 21 percent higher among organizations whose senior leaders ‘very frequently' make an effort to coach others, according to the Bersin & Associates study.
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2011 WINNER: Partnership—U.S. Navy

December 2, 2011
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For its program to increase culinary specialists' skills and boost sailors' quality of life, the Navy is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Partnership.
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2011 WINNER: Service—Health Advocate Inc.

December 2, 2011
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For its success in keeping up with the call volume crunch during open enrollment, Health Advocate is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
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2011 WINNER: Managing Change—City of Peoria, Arizona

December 1, 2011
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For creating a registered apprenticeship program to develop talent in-house, the city of Peoria, Arizona, is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Managing Change.
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2011 WINNER: Financial Impact—NetApp

December 1, 2011
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For its retention effort with a clear bottom-line boost, NetApp is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Financial Impact.
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2011 WINNER: Corporate Citizenship—Infosys BPO

December 1, 2011
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For its efforts in Egypt, Infosys BPO is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Corporate Citizenship.
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