Mind the Gap: Survey Shows Need to Upskill Employees for the Digital Workplace

Mind the Gap: Survey Shows Need to Upskill Employees for the Digital Workplace

All professions come with a unique set of challenges; learning and development is no different. Throw a random selection of global learning and development leaders into a room, and regardless of industry, region or demographic, everyone present will agree their biggest problem is getting employees to find the time to avail of the learning opportunities they have so painstakingly developed and implemented. Employees are overwhelmed just completing their daily tasks, so it is hardly surprising they have so little time ....

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NZ Rugby Head of People: Vulnerability is Urgently Needed in Leadership

NZ Rugby Head of People: Vulnerability is Urgently Needed in Leadership

For 125 years, rugby has been the sporting backbone of NZ culture, a sport celebrated for its focus on teamwork, respect and promoting a fun and healthy lifestyle. However, In 2016 New Zealand Rugby found itself in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons: an end of season stripper scandal, a sexual misconduct charge, and an assault on a group of four civilians. New Zealand Rugby was heavily criticised at the time for its handling of the incidents as well ....

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Your 2019 L&D Strategy Pulse Check with Josh Bersin

Your 2019 L&D Strategy Pulse Check with Josh Bersin

As we dive into the second half of 2019, it’s time to evaluate how you are tracking in your L&D strategy. Which global trends are directly affecting L&D teams? What are the key areas of your L&D strategy that need to be tweaked? And what technology should you be investing in as 2020 rapidly approaches? Who better to look to than the foremost authority the global trends that are affecting the world of work, Josh Bersin. He will be giving ....

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Nokia’s 7 Step Approach for Turning Managers Into Leaders

Nokia’s 7 Step Approach for Turning Managers Into Leaders

As the former market leader in mobile phones, Nokia has been challenged on a number of fronts in recent years, including increased market competition, changing demographic and consumer preferences as well as numerous business changes and restructures. This was on top of a fragmented and inconsistent approach to leadership development across the different regions in which Nokia operates globally, said Joel Casse, Global Head of Leadership Development for Nokia. “What we set out to do was to create a common ....

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How to Use Employee Stories to Strengthen Your Employer Brand

How to Use Employee Stories to Strengthen Your Employer Brand

Storytelling isn’t a new idea. It’s how information has been passed down from generation to generation since cave drawings and ancient hieroglyphics. In our modern age, when done strategically and thoughtfully, storytelling is a way for organizations to attract, engage and retain talent who will thrive in their respective workplaces. It offers companies the opportunity to say, “here’s how we’re different and why you should consider working here .” It is a way to influence top talent to consider your ....

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