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Alternative Training Programs Help Improve Diversity Opportunities

The gender wage gap means women must work into the next year to earn what white non-Hispanic men earn by the end of the current year. And how long it takes women to catch up largely depends on their race...
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Training the Ted Talk Way

TED Talks, the popular conference and video lecture series, has a cardinal rule that all presenters must follow: No talk can exceed 18 minutes. As TED curator Chris Anderson puts it, 18 minutes is “short enough to hold people’s attention
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Why Women Volunteer for Tasks That Don’t Lead to Promotions

Here’s a work scenario many of us know too well: You are in a meeting and your manager brings up a project that needs to be assigned. It’s not particularly challenging work, but it’s time-consuming, unlikely to drive revenue, and probably won’t be
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How To Design And Deliver Training That Matters

As more organizations focus on return on investment (ROI), implementing an effective learning and development (L&D) strategy to aid engagement and retention has never been more important. Employers that place a high value on equal opportunity
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5 Tips to Get New Clients for Coaching, Consulting & Training

Business is booming these days for personal business coaches and trainers as more and more people begin to realize the benefits of having an expert help them improve their mindset and more quickly reach their personal and professional goals. Still,
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These kids training to play soccer like Neymar in the World Cup all deserve an A+

When you're practicing your soccer skills, it's important to cover all the basics: passing, tackling, dribbling, shooting.. and, of course, Neymar-ing.  SEE ALSO: This 1 photo perfectly sums up just how obsessed England is with the World Cup
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Mistakes Are Opportunities To Learn

A young vice president was appointed by the board of directors of a bank to replace the retiring president and founder. With fear and trepidation, he made an appointment to visit with the seasoned retiree to seek his advice.“Mr. Clark, I need your
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Accenture Is Using Tech to Make Onboarding a Personal Experience

Normally I think of onboarding along two dimensions: efficiently handling the administrative work and welcoming a person onto the team so they can be effective. Onboarding, even the basic administrative work, can be hard to do, and technology can
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But why does it take so long?

The original book could take three years to write. Retyping the manuscript might take a day or two. Modern work isn’t time-consuming because it takes a long time to type. Physical constraints aren’t usually the gating factor, either. It’s not a

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