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    Formal coaching programs gain traction as employers work to fill manager pipelines

    Such programs also can improve employee job satisfaction, employers said in an Association for Talent Development survey.

    By Dec. 1, 2022
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    Why one former recruiter is urging HR to consider boot camp grad hires

    Max Nash shared his experience in such a program — and why some companies may be slow to catch on to this source of talent.

    By Nov. 29, 2022
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    Top trends in learning

    A predicted recession is reshaping training priorities. Where should L&D pros focus their attention? And how can they lobby for the resources they need?

    By HR Dive staff
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    AWS gamifies industry cloud training

    The hyperscaler unveiled a new version of its Cloud Quest video game, tailored for financial services.

    By Matt Ashare • Nov. 28, 2022
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    Zovio sells last remaining business, Fullstack Academy, to boot camp provider

    Fullstack will now be owned by Simplilearn, but it will keep its branding, leadership and employees. 

    By Natalie Schwartz • Nov. 28, 2022
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    New world of work, recession drive worker training priorities

    L&D — especially when it enables internal mobility — can be a boon for retention in an uncertain economic environment. 

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    SHRM: Lack of advancement ranks just behind comp as turnover cause

    There are a few options employers can use to increase training opportunities without spending more money, SHRM said.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    McDonald’s to launch cybersecurity apprenticeship program

    The restaurant chain's initiative is among nearly 200 registered apprenticeships programs approved or under development as part of the White House's Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Sprint.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Young adults with degrees say they need more real-world training

    Still, employers have said they view degrees as the less risky option — even while acknowledging they can be a poor indicator of an applicant’s skills.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    HR pros say they see cost savings, retention benefits from L&D

    Training opportunities can drive internal mobility — a factor HR pros may need to prioritize in today’s talent market.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    HR leaders: Work with Higher Ed to provide employees with robust college-level training while pursuing better employee retention

    Education and gaining new skills are lifelong endeavors, employers should consider preparing employees to succeed.

    By Dick Senese, President of Capella University • Nov. 14, 2022
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    Coursera announces layoffs as revenue growth slows

    CEO Jeff Maggioncalda said Coursera is “entering a different chapter now” amid cooling enthusiasm for ed tech companies.

    By Natalie Schwartz • Nov. 10, 2022
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    Feds eye employee training repayment agreements

    Lawmakers and regulators are pushing back against employers that aim to recoup training costs from workers.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    3 ways HR pros can justify L&D budget requests

    Learning and development pros must be able to communicate their budget needs and should come with data to support those requests, sources say.

    By Jen A. Miller • Nov. 8, 2022
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    SHRM acquires CEO program, highlighting CEO-CHRO relationship

    The acquisition reflects SHRM’s ongoing interest in placing CHROs at the forefront of company strategy. 

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    CompTIA partners with nonprofit to take individuals from incarceration to an IT career

    The organizations said individuals will be job ready in six months and trained in data, cybersecurity and other fields.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    LinkedIn’s new tool promotes hiring internal candidates

    “Today’s leaders need to embrace internal mobility and make it part of their holistic hiring strategy,” LinkedIn’s vice president of product said.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    More than half of L&D pros foresee demise of in-person corporate learning, survey finds

    Beyond remote and hybrid learning models, the L&D space seems poised for technological change.

    By Oct. 26, 2022
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    As recession looms, manager training may be key

    Coaching has emerged as one way to prepare individuals for management roles.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Conservative group urges EEOC to investigate Starbucks DEI initiatives

    The America First Legal Foundation, led by a former advisor to President Donald Trump, claims the chain’s minority mentorship programs violate federal law. 

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • Oct. 19, 2022
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    How Yellow plans to train 1,000 drivers by the end of 2022

    As the carrier expands its private driver academy network, it is relying heavily on safety trainers like Rich Frazer.

    By Colin Campbell • Oct. 18, 2022
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    Are sustainability skills the next battleground in the war for talent?

    For the past decade, workplace experts have said “every company is a tech company.” Widespread demand for green skills may be the next frontier.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Cisco to bring IT training to 25M learners with a focus on equity, inclusion

    The effort aims to ensure the tech talent pipeline keeps pace with advances in technology and automation.

    By Oct. 18, 2022
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    Bersin: HR should focus on nonlinear career paths

    External partnerships, AI tools and creativity on the part of talent managers could all help move the needle, the HR veteran’s firm said in a recent report.

    By Oct. 17, 2022
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    Hourly workers are being passed over for career advancement, report says

    It’s a financial allocation issue, as well as an L&D one.

    By Oct. 13, 2022
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    As manufacturers struggle to fill talent pipelines, one group turns to training

    The Ohio pilot program will include a full-time recruiter to source candidates and direct them to employers and training programs.

    By Oct. 10, 2022