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Unlocking the Social Aspects of Corporate Learning

For years, the best practice in corporate learning has been summarized by the “70-20-10” rule. 70 percent of learning on the job should supposedly be experiential, but that can mean…

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Dave & Buster’s Gives Employees an Opportunity to Grow Through Language Learning

Dave & Buster’s Gives Employees an Opportunity to Grow Through Language Learning: A Conversation with Dave & Buster’s Director of Training Chris Schricker. Since 1982, Dave & Buster’s has provided…

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Which 5 Traits Make an Employee Culturally Competent?

The idea of cultural competency has taken increased importance as the world’s economies become ever more intermingled. What were once just the skills needed by a company’s “road warrior” executives…

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Why Staff and Faculty Need Language Training Too

When it comes to integrating an international student into campus life, the focus is usually on his or her language skills. Even though students have likely passed introductory language exams,…

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Development Plans: Employee-Driven vs. Supervisor-Driven

Central to the goal of employee growth is the development plan. After all, growth is accomplished more efficiently when tackled in a systematic, professional fashion. But who should steer the…

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