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Informal Learning Gets Results

June 1, 1998
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Despite increasing time and money for formal training, a recent study concludes that 70 percent of learning takes place outside of the classroom.
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What Employees Learn Informally

June 1, 1998
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Trainers can specify the learning process of employees through a concept called taxonomies. It is a matrix that represents how employees learn.
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What Are the Merits of Informal Learning

June 1, 1998
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Some characteristics that distinguish informal learning from formal learning in the workplace.
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Rethink Tuition Policies

May 1, 1998
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If your company spends money on employee tuition reimbursement, outdated policies may increase your costs.
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Consider Do-it-yourself Certificate Programs

May 1, 1998
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Union County, New Jersey, discovered the best kind of tuition-reimbursement program is one tailored for its employees. Certificate programs were the answer. The programs' director explains why they can be your answer too.
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Today's Contract Workers Are Highly Promotable

April 1, 1998
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As companies increasingly fill the job gap with skilled contract employees, HR must blend the development needs and interests of both temps and the regular workforce.
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Corporate Universities Are Catching On

June 1, 1997
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Corporate universities are becoming more commonplace and they're evolving to meet changing demands. "Corporate universities aren't a place, but a concept for organized learning.
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Debating Tuition-reimbursement Programs

February 1, 1997
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Experts answer this question: How and why should companies provide tuition-reimbursement programs?
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Bankrupt Hospital Lands on Its Feet

August 1, 1996
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Some say HR isn't money-minded. They should take a look at AtlantiCare Medical Center, where an HR development project helped restore financial vital signs—and provided a lifeline to downsized employees.
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Amoco Primes the Talent Pump

February 1, 1996
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A career-management system at Amoco is helping managers and employees balance rapidly changing business needs with individual development. The company's four-step system makes a complex goal-setting and goal-achievement process look easy.
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