Author: Sarah Fister Gale

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Talent Management

Stop Attrition Before It Starts

HR leaders can use employee data they already have to prevent their best people from leaving. Here's how.

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Employee Experience

How Data-Driven Mental Wellness Gets Results

The business case for mental health platforms goes beyond creating more happiness and less anxiety.

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Leadership

The Growing Need for Contingent Workforce Leaders

Managing contingent workers is a new must-have leadership skill, but most leaders lack the training and support to do it right.

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Talent Management

The Wonky World of Blockchain Recruiting

Blockchain skills are in high demand, but finding these often self-taught experts requires a more flexible recruiting approach.

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Learning & Development

Learning Platforms Are a Goldmine of Business Data

Learning platforms can identify high potential workers, where there are looming skills gaps and which employees might be at a high risk of leaving.

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Leadership

Cultivating Middle Managers as Change Agents

Managers are too often a hidden asset in helping making important changes happen in an organization. Here's how to effectively involve them.

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Talent Management

Pro-Union NLRB Signals Changes Ahead

A new report explores the impact of a left-leaning labor board, and highlights workplace issues that leaders will want to pay close attention.

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Talent Management

Is It Time to Automate Your Workforce Skills Taxonomy?

A growing crop of technology providers aim to document the state of workforce skills and provide companies with what's needed going forward.

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Learning & Development

Learning & Development Climbs to the Top of the Corporate Agenda

Experimentation and rapid change pushed corporate learning onto the C-Suite's agenda but significant challenges remain, including a shortage of L&D talent.

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Talent Management

How Dropping the Degree Can Solve Your Recruiting Challenge

Eliminating the college degree requirement in hiring can broaden the pool and find hidden gems. Here's how to start.

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Learning & Development

Training Can Close the Technology Skills Gap

When you can't hire the talent you need, take another look inside. Here's how two firms created a pipeline to transform raw talent into seasoned professionals.

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Learning & Development

Why Diversity Training Fails, and How to Make it Stick

If your company is treating diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as a stand-alone diversity training topic, it’s doomed to fail.

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Talent Management

Onboarding as a Framework for Change Management

Struggling to get employees onboard with a new process or workplace initiative? New hire training offers a framework to help employees embrace change.

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Learning & Development

How Learning Influencers Advance Your Company's Skill Development

When influential employees promote their favorite courses or learning content, it inspires admirers to follow their lead and creates a learning culture.

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Learning & Development

Virtual Reality Goes Mainstream for Learning

Virtual reality technology is gaining steam as a corporate learning tool, with the barriers to entry getting lower every day. Here's how companies can jump in.

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Learning & Development

Find Your Learning and Development Influencers

Adding social features to learning and development platforms can turn learners into influencers and help skill-building content go viral in the organization.

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Digital Workplace

Deskless Apps Come of Age to Serve Frontline Workers

Tech companies are finally building tools to better serve frontline workers in a deskless environment. But be clear about the problem you're trying to solve.

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Talent Management

VC Firms Fund a Chatbot Revolution in HR

HR tech is being taken over by conversational AI and employees are psyched. HR should be, too.

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Digital Workplace

What to Make of the Boom in HR Tech Investment

HR tech companies are raking in deals from venture capital firms who see work tech as a hot sector. But can these firms live up to their exploding valuations?

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Employee Experience

Best Practices for Employee Surveys

The days of the single annual survey are over. Here are eight ways to improve the value and impact of your employee listening program.