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Posted On December 5, 2017
Given its hype, digital learning – or learning that primarily occurs using technology – in its various forms seems to be the holy grail for L&D teams. Indeed, you could be forgiven for thinking that eLearning, for instance, is now requiritur modum for helping employees learn anything and everything – from preparing to start a […]

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Posted On December 5, 2017
With Australia’s unemployment rate falling recently to 5.6 percent, the lowest it’s been in years, you’d think everyone would be pleased about that aspect of our economy. But not necessarily if you’re in Human Resources. Low unemployment is a double-edged sword: good news for the economy but bad news for HR professionals who face increased […]

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Posted On November 9, 2017
A recent list of “Hot L&D Topics” caught my eye, and what it revealed was both unsurprising and remarkable. Unsurprising because it contained the usual suspects, such as the need for HR leaders to improve their strategic planning and to partner more closely with the business. There were also several topics we’ve blogged about lots […]

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Posted On November 9, 2017
A wise man was once asked how to guarantee success. His response was: “First, have a definite, clear practical ideal: a goal, an objective. “Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends: wisdom, money, materials and methods. “Third, adjust all your means to that end.” That man was Aristotle, and his words ring true […]

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Posted On October 18, 2017
The issues that really matter to L&D professionals A major predicament facing every L&D leader is staying abreast of the latest trends and technologies that impact their profession. Or will. Thankfully there’s no shortage of research available, some much better than others to be sure, but the torrent of new information is rather overwhelming. For […]

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Posted On October 18, 2017
Capability frameworks are all the rage in today’s L&D world, and for good reason. When prepared correctly, they describe in very easy-to-understand terms the behaviours, skills, knowledge, abilities and attributes that contribute individually to collective success. In the same way that a blueprint helps builders translate the architect’s dream into functional space for living or […]

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Posted On July 28, 2017
As more and more organisations encourage employees to move from the 9-to-5 office environment to working anytime, from anywhere, two issues stand out for Human Resource professionals. Both have the potential to create major challenges – and opportunities – for learning professionals. The first issue every organisation faces when letting employees work from home, cafe, […]

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#3 Number 1 reason change programs fail
Posted On March 13, 2017
The science, or is it the art, of helping employees adapt to change is not new, with literature on the subject dating back nearly 70 years. Yet the majority of Change Management programs still fail. Why?

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Posted On February 16, 2017
We’ve all heard Peter Drucker’s line “Culture eats strategy for breakfast” but have you ever stopped to think just how much culture also drives recruitment, retention, motivation, leadership development and more - at the sub-atomic level, for better or worse - of every organisation?

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Posted On February 8, 2017
Mobile workforce, remote workers, telecommuters, digital nomads - whatever term you use, working from anywhere but the office is a movement that’s grown in popularity ever since it was introduced in Germany in 1967 to reduce the problems associated with, perhaps surprisingly given it was 50 years ago, commuting to work.

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Posted On December 21, 2016
As more and more organisations encourage employees to move from the 9-to-5 office environment to working anytime, from anywhere, two issues stand out for Human Resource professionals. Both have the potential to create major challenges - and opportunities - for learning professionals.

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