We have been moving slowly to integrate social learning in our LMS. We want to include tools that boost the nature of collaboration among our workers, especially among those who are stationed remotely. How do we evaluate social learning platforms to find the best match? How heavily should we rely on employee feedback?
— Socializing at Work, vice president of talent, manufacturing, New York
What are common practices that employers follow when a current employee turns up with a failed background check? What are some instances that would or should result in termination and what are some violations that could be deemed acceptable?
— Background Noise, HR associate, software/systems, New York
What is the best strategy for succession planning in an organization that is top-heavy with aging employees?
— Looking to the Future, senior corporate D&T adviser, energy, Abu Dhabi
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