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Logging on to Link Mentors Proteges Keyword Matchmaking

November 23, 2004
Companies are increasingly using the Web—already the realm of Googling and online matchmaking—to pair employees eager to grow and willing to counsel. Companies including Dow Chemical and Abbott Laboratories say the approach is a vast improvement over paper-managed programs, creating better matches and saving money in the process.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Boost E-Learning Rates

October 1, 2004
Our e-learning curriculum includes 100 courses across a broad spectrum of fields, all developed by content specialists. Why aren’t more of our employees enrolling to take these courses? Despite monthly reminders, participation remains low. If it doesn’t increase soon, we’ll have to scrap funding for it.
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Taking the Long View on IT

October 1, 2004
Minnesota Life hires well-rounded college grads, not "techie-geeks," trains them intensively, gives them work/life balance and reaps the benefits in skill and loyalty.
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A Second Act for E-Learning

January 30, 2004
You remember e-learning: expensive, frustrating, disappointing. And yet, even companies that were burned by their first encounter haven't given up. Spending on e-learning was up 22 percent last year, as companies treat e-learning strategically, with a greater attention to ROI and more awareness of how to use it--and how not to use it.
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