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Fortune.com

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How companies like Converse and HubSpot are training future employees before they even graduate college

Nowadays, I teach students of the millennial generation, known to be curious, tech-savvy, optimistic, and unafraid to fail — a group that Bentley University President Gloria Larson likes to call "the generation that not only has the interest but also the capacity to change the world."<p>Those are big …

Not Investing in Employee Training Is Risky Business

Starbucks recently announced what must be a coffeehouse first: low-cost college degrees for its employees, including part-timers. The caffeinated beverage giant is rolling out a program for employees who work at least half time to earn an online degree from Arizona State University. The tuition is …

How to Create Better and Cheaper Training and Development Programs | Inc.com

<i>Erica Dhawan is the CEO of</i> <i>Cotential</i><i>, a global consultancy that accelerates the connectedness of employees, teams, customers and other stakeholders to solve pressing challenges. Her new book</i> <i>Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence</i><i>, co-authored by Saj-nicole Joni, is out now. Learn</i> …

Training Your Staff: Harness the Future of Training to Develop the Best Talent

Over the next five years, how you train and educate your staff won’t just change; it’ll transform. What’s the difference? Changing means continuing …

First-Time Managers, Don’t Do Your Team’s Work for Them

Not long ago, I worked with a client who was stepping into management for the first time. Terry, a highly regarded marketing associate in a pharmaceutical firm, had just been asked to lead a marketing team. In this new role, she was responsible for directing a group of bright, but inexperienced …

5 ways to make employee learning a pillar of your company — and why it's vital

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

Employment

Why We Can No Longer Rely Only On Schools And Companies For Professional And Personal Development

There once was a time where everything you needed to know for your career was taught to you by the educational institution you attended and the company you worked for. You would go get your four year bachelor’s degree in whatever topic and that information would stay with you for a little while, …

Learning

Every learner is different but not because of their learning styles

• A learner's prior knowledge of the subject or skill in question (novices will require a lot more structure and support than those with more elaborate …

How to Get a New Employee Up to Speed

From a manager’s perspective, a new hire can’t come up to speed fast enough. Balancing the newcomer’s need to learn the ropes and your desire to have her quickly produce is a challenge for any time-strapped boss. What’s the best way to bring your new employee on board? Who do you enlist in the …

New Managers: Embrace Your Rookie Status

When you transition from team member to manager, you aren’t just moving to a higher league; you’re playing in an entirely new game. How do you avoid mistakes? By embracing your rookie status.<p>My research team and I did an extensive study of how inexperienced professionals perform relative to their …

Do You Have a Manager’s Mindset?

Julie Long, a senior developer at a software company, was identified by her manager as a high performer. When she was asked to coordinate a team of three junior developers on a project, Julie was excited about the opportunity to finally move into a management role. However she quickly became …

Training for future workers

Blended learning is growing in popularity<p>Blended learning – a combination of technology-based and instructor-led methods – is growing in popularity, …