Vinay Rajagopal

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This Indian Tech Disruptor Is Changing India's Health Insurance Claims System

If you suffer the misfortune of being an inpatient in the Indian medical system, you may find your time spent trying to file health insurance claims ends up being longer than your time as a patient, because it’s all being filed by hand. One company set out to be the first to solve this, finding an …

Health Care

Dispelling 4 myths that shroud diversity and inclusion

Four stubborn myths have clouded some of the discussion of diversity and inclusion in accounting, Rich Caturano said Tuesday in a speech to the AICPA …

The Workplace

Enterprise Gamification for Employee Onboarding

Sometimes, we go to so much trouble to recruit the right people for our customer contact centers, that we forget the importance of onboarding — …

Employee Engagement

27 Meaningful Ways to Use EdTech … THINGLINK Style!

Creating Fun Interactive Content With ThingLink is a Blast! I’ve been wanting to give ThingLink a try for a while now. The idea of being able to …

Education Technology

Onboarding Employees - A 3-Minute Crash Course

Confession: I Loved My Onboarding Experience

<i>By: Kevin Neilson, Director of Marketing at HopeLab</i><p>It's been over a year and a half since I joined HopeLab, and I'm still wistfully thinking about my onboarding experience. Who does that? Well, apparently I do. It's one of my idiosyncrasies, but we'll get to those in a moment.<p>Typically the …

Employee Engagement

Top Seven Audiobooks for 2016

Radio is noise. If you’re serious about growing your mind on the go, audiobooks are the answer. We burn countless hours driving, exercising, and …

Intercultural Competence Training: Values and Beliefs - 4 Dimensions

<b>Sign up now for our exclusive newsletter. Get monthly intercultural tips, tools and insights</b><p>Anyone who doubts that intercultural training is an …

Northern Europe

Interview | Alice Curry on Addressing Diversity in Children's Book Publishing

<i>According to a New York Times article, “of 3,200 children’s books published in 2013, just 93 were about about black people.” As bad as this sounds,</i> …

A Refresher on Regression Analysis

You probably know by now that whenever possible you should be making data-driven decisions at work. But do you know how to parse through all of the data available to you? The good news is that you likely don’t have to do the number crunching yourself (hallelujah!) but you do need to correctly …

To Improve Your Focus, Notice How You Lose It

We’ve all been there. You try to focus on a task and soon you’re looking out the window, wondering about dinner, analyzing your golf game, fantasizing about your lover. How did your mind end up in Cancun, when you were supposed to be thinking about first-quarter strategy?<p>The normal act of …

Why Ed Tech Is Currently 'The Wild Wild West'

The massive disruption of the education industry is well underway, but the biggest tremors are yet to come—disruptions so dramatic that many …

Interview With Harvard's Most Popular Professor, Michael Puett: What's So Great, or Not, About Asian Education?

Michael Puett is a professor of Chinese History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations who was s one of five professors awarded the Harvard College Professorship for outstanding teaching.<p><b>Emanuel Pastreich</b><p>There is great admiration for the remarkable emphasis on education we find …

Why Organizations Need to Make Learning Hard

In these days of fast everything (food, internet connections, dating), you can understand why people think lessons should also be easily accessible. Give solutions in bullet points. Let people check their responses to problems immediately. Encourage them to memorize the answers and move …

How one company is thriving on a 5-hour workday

Yet payroll didn't budge. Aarsol did this by exploiting the insight that, for startups, time is a more malleable resource than money. So instead of giving his employees salary raises, he reduced the company workday to five hours.<p>Aarstol, you may recall, is the guy who froze during his 2012 pitch on …

How to Learn HR for Free: A Practical Guide

Recently on LinkedIn I saw someone asking how to learn HR. Specifically he was trying to learn compensation when he didn’t have a …

Learning

Will This Female Founder Be The Next Disney?

Stories Matter: Beyond a purple female panda as the lead character, Pan the Fearless Beribolt is not like most kids' stories. It was created by serial entrepreneur, Suzanne Xie, an immigrant from China who spent the first years of her life searching for her parents. She found them at age four, when …

Why More and More Companies Are Ditching Performance Ratings

A few years ago, I noticed around half a dozen courageous companies beginning experiments to remove ratings from their performance management systems. Companies such as Juniper and Adobe stopped giving people a one-to-five rating or evaluating employees on a “performance curve,” also known as the …

The way we think about work is broken

What makes work satisfying? Apart from a paycheck, there are intangible values that, Barry Schwartz suggests, our current way of thinking about work …

Self-improvement

What Are The 4 M’s that Shape Effective Learning in Online Courses

We always talk about designing our e-Learning courses putting ourselves in the learners’ shoe. But do you think that the courses we design are really …

Pedagogy

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eLearning

4 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Learner

Any e-learning course becomes effective when learners are motivated throughout the course. Thus, we need to design a course in such a way that they …

Instructional Design

ACT-R (John Anderson)<p>Overview<p>ACT-R is a general theory of cognition developed by John Anderson and colleagues at Carnegie Mellon Univeristy that …

Edtech’s Next Big Disruption Is The College Degree

Aaron Skonnard Contributor<p>Aaron Skonnard is co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Why TechHire needs to continue with the next U.S. president<p>For centuries, the college degree has been the global gold standard for assessing an individual entering the workforce. But after …

8 Free Online Courses For People Who Are Never Tired Of Learning

Learning

12 Learning Sites to Help You Level Up and Get Ahead in Your Career | Inc.com

Business is changing at a rapid-fire pace every day. Twenty years ago, the internet was barely alive. Google hadn't even registered their domain name yet, and MySpace and your top eight friends on MySpace didn't exist yet. Ten years ago, we found out practically everyone liked sunsets, kitten …

Online Education

The World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Tram Is Now Running In China

The world’s first hydrogen-powered tram is red. It would have to be. It was built in China.<p>The Chinese seem to have a head start on a promising area for hydrogen: short-distance transit. Large-scale hydrogen car travel may be a few years away (if the required infrastructure and car models appear), …

Trains

TinyPulse Raises $3.5M Led By Baseline To Help Companies Keep Tabs On Employee Happiness

A few years ago, a startup called TinyPulse launched to change the way employee reviews were done. Based on the promise of weekly, one-question surveys, the company has grown to more than 20 employees and just raised $3.5 million in Series A funding.<p>The funding was led by Baseline Ventures, with …

Senior / Human Resources Officer job with I4RECRUITMENT | Guardian Jobs

<b>Senior / Human Resources Officer</b><p><b>Both based at Head Office (Vauxhall,<br>London)</b><p><b>We currently are recruiting for two new vacancies within the Human Resources team<br>based at Head Office, Vauxhall London. One is a Senior Human Resources Officer<br>(Salary £25,908 + Regional Allowance £4,335) and the other is a</b> …

The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally)

Don’t look now, but all of a sudden the topic of compassionate management is becoming trendy.<p>A growing number of business conferences are focusing in on the topic of compassion at work. There’s the International Working Group on Compassionate Organizations. There’s the Changing Culture in the …