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Wal-Mart Drafts Leaders for Military-style Training

June 12, 2013
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A 16-week academy for leaders holds key to future growth, company officials say.
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Big Data, Bigger Deal

March 22, 2013
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Companies have been slow to bring analytics-based decision-making to their people practices, but that's changing.
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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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No Joke: Stand-Up Comedy Training for Employees Can Improve Workplace Culture

January 16, 2013
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Infusing comedy into workplace culture has the potential to improve employee communication skills, build a tight-knit team of employees and lower turnover rate.
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Software Tool Gives Voice to Recruits

December 21, 2012
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Software by HarQen Inc. enables automated phone screening of applicants, but the technology takes getting used to.
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'High-Performance Learning Organizations' Boost Business Results: Study

November 6, 2012
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Oakland, California-based research firm Bersin & Associates says companies with a sophisticated approach to employee development averaged three times higher revenue growth from 2008 to 2011.
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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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