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Articles by Jennifer Salopek

Costs Continue to Drive Training Sessions to the Web

November 15, 2010
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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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Recruiters and Their Résumés: How Do They Sort Through Them All?

October 25, 2010
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Despite the daunting figures from a recent survey, recruiters insist they try to carefully review most, if not all, of the résumés they receive. What's the main thing that draws a recruiter's attention? Proof that they can do the job.
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Recruiters Look to Be Big Man on Campus

October 15, 2010
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Employers try to put the best face on their organization as they recruit on campus this fall in search of fresh talent.
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Training Is an Essential Ingredient

April 16, 2009
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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
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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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Perfecting Performance Management

October 29, 2008
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One of the projects that Denise Abood and her team at LPL Financial undertook in 2008 was the creation of a new system for compensation and bonuses, as well as a plan for training 700 managers in how to use it.
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The Balancing Act

October 29, 2008
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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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How Leaders Can Take Charge of Change

January 24, 2002
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It's easy to just say people "resist change." The reality is that you can create an environment where a change initiative won't encounter harsh skepticism.
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