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Articles by Jennifer Salopek

Costs Continue to Drive Training Sessions to the Web

November 15, 2010
Online, informal and social learning are increasingly part of the corporate training mix; their elements are often blended with traditional classroom sessions to create a recipe for training success. As a result, face-to-face learning has become rarer and is reserved for specialized, highly complex or contextual material.
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Training Is an Essential Ingredient

April 16, 2009
After a period of poor business performance, Ruby Tuesday moved swiftly to reverse the downward trend, investing heavily in the brand, the product, the places and—most important—the people, in an attempt to create ‘flawless food and service’ in a new, high-quality casual dining environment.
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Banking on Learning

December 22, 2008
Will Sutton didn’t set out to run a corporate university, but his background as a banker made him the perfect candidate for the job. North Carolina’s Branch Banking & Trust Co. is reaping the benefits of his skills and approach to training.
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The Balancing Act

October 29, 2008
As head of human capital at LPL Financial, Denise Abood—a former CFO—embraces her organization’s commitment to employee training, development and retention while keeping an eye on the bottom line.
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