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Employee Skills Training: Insider Tips for Better Business Results

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus Every year, companies invest heavily in employee training programs — most of which are designed to improve job skills and knowledge. Unfortunately, too often, competency development results don’t meet expectations. Yet some initiatives are highly effective. What sets these successful programs apart? Case studies offer helpful insights. For example,…

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Ditch Learning ROI: Build a Better Business Case

By guest experts, Ajay Pangarkar, CTDP, CPA, CMA, and Teresa Kirkwood, CTDP Competent business leaders recognize the importance of maximizing organizational resources — especially the value of their workforce. Making the most of available talent is essential to meet market expectations and sustain a competitive advantage, particularly in today’s uncertain economic climate. But people are…

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LMS Renovation: Learning From Reality TV

By Kathleen Waid, Senior Director of Client Services, Expertus If you’re into reality TV, you’ve probably noticed a surge in home renovation shows. The details vary, but the premise is the same. If you want today’s version of a dream house — open floor plan, hardwood floors, chef-grade appliances, master bedroom “retreat” — you can…

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ASTD: LMS Solutions and Shiny Stuff

By Gordon Johnson, VP Marketing, Expertus The moment has arrived! Excitement is in the air, as the learning and development community comes together for the biggest meet-up of the year — ASTD International Conference and Expo (aka ICE), this week in Washington, D.C. ASTD Exhibitor: To Be, Or Not To Be? industry reunions like this…