Learning & Technology

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Learning needs to happen continuously to help your employees adapt to changing business requirements. Support your learning strategy with technology programs and platforms that give your employees access to the training they need, when they need it, in a format that’s right for them. Discover how to find the technology that aligns with your development needs, learn how to effectively evaluate system vendors, and find out how to measure learning trends in your organization.

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Blog

Four Corporate Cultures that Kill Critical Thinking

Blog | Author: Breanne Harris, Solutions Architect and Social Media Strategist for Pearson TalentLens | Source: HCI | Published: July 23, 2014

Critical thinking isn’t just a buzz phrase in higher education these days. Critical thinking is consistently rated by employers as being a skill of increasing importance, and yet a recent study showed 49% of employers rate their employees’ critical thinking skills as only average or below average.

Employers claim that the critical thinking skills gap is a significant problem with new hires, specifically in recent graduates.  In fact, only 28% of employers rated 4-year graduates as having “Excellent” critical thinking skills.  So, the burden and expense of training/developing those skills rests on the employers. 

Ask any CEO about the importance of critical thinking, and you will hear nothing but support and admiration for this essential skill. Most (69%) will even tell you about how they assess critical thinking skills in the selection process.

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Effective Global Learning Requires Spaced Repetition and Reinforcement, Not Fire Hose Doses

Blog | Author: Peter Psichogios, President of CSI International | Source: HCI | Published: June 12, 2014

The key to the layered learning process is that it links the associate’s development to support and involvement with his or her direct supervisor.
 
Each suite is developed to create repetition, follow up and reinforcement as well as accountability, tracking and measurement.
 
What participants around the world tell us about their learning is that they appreciate that each module is succinct and that they get a chance to practice, drill and rehearse in a safe learning environment. 

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Six Ways to Help Your Employees Harness—and Get Excited About—Change

Blog | Author: Rebecca George, Kepner-Tregoe | Source: HCI | Published: June 11, 2014

Over the last few decades, the workplace has been fundamentally altered by many things—some tangible—such as improved technology, physical workspaces, benefits—and some intangible—including globalization, the speed of decision making and increased transparency to both internal and external audiences.

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White Paper

Keys to Great Employee Recognition and Engagement Programs

White Paper | Author: Peter Psichogios | Source: © 2013 Peter Psichogios and CSI International | Published: June 9, 2014
We’ve gathered a collection of what we consider to be the keys to great employee recognition and engagement programs from the last few years to help you answer this question for your organization:   8 Fundamental ... Read more