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    Q&A

    How one CLO trains future tech leaders while tackling gender inequality

    Technology is advancing every second and CLOs have to learn, unlearn and re-learn everyday, said Melike Aydin of UP School.

    By May 17, 2022
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    Amtrak, rail workers union partner on mechanic apprenticeship

    Developed with funding from 2021's infrastructure bill, the program marks the latest in a series of apprenticeship investments by federal entities.

    By May 16, 2022
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    Top trends in learning

    Employee learning trends are shifting, influenced by the coronavirus pandemic, generational preferences and technological advances.

    By HR Dive staff
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    Udemy's CLO shapes training for 1,400 employees — and millions of users

    "Any good leader, a learning leader, is a systems thinker," according to Melissa Daimler.

    By May 10, 2022
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    The pandemic hit workers with disabilities hard. Could apprenticeships help?

    A two-year pilot program in Orange County, California, aims to be an example for employers.

    By May 10, 2022
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    DOL awards $90M in grants to prepare young workers for clean tech jobs

    Apprenticeships are a key part of the administration's ongoing jobs strategy.

    By May 5, 2022
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    Coursera launches skills training academy for colleges and companies

    Experts say the move could help the company strengthen its focus on selling courses to colleges rather than consumers.

    By Natalie Schwartz • May 4, 2022
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    Q&A

    How Rocket Software makes DEI worth the 'RIDE'

    Sharra Owens-Schwartz, the first ever senior director of Rocket's Inclusion, Diversity and Equity initiative (RIDE), discusses her equity-first approach to retention.

    By May 4, 2022
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    How employers can set up immigrant and refugee hires for success

    ESL classes and mentorship programs with bilingual workers can help immigrant workers find their footing.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Tyson Foods adds free degrees, certificates to suite of learning benefits

    The addition expands a suite of learning benefits that already included free ESL, GED and other classes for many front-line employees.

    By April 29, 2022
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    PepsiCo joins the wave of corporate returnships

    "This is a unique set of people, primarily women, that aren't lacking in talent or drive," PepsiCo’s Heather Hoytink told HR Dive. "They just haven’t been given the opportunity to show up again and contribute."

    By April 28, 2022
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    How LinkedIn creates a talent pipeline through mentorship

    Through a formal partnership with Year Up, LinkedIn teams not only gain interns but also experience as teachers.

    By April 26, 2022
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    SHRM backs 'alternative credentials' in report

    Still, the organization's report identified some long-standing concerns held by employers regarding credentials.

    By April 25, 2022
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    Healthcare worker training org aims to root out bias in care

    The heightened racial unrest of 2020 revealed unmet needs and windows of opportunity to challenge structural racism.

    By April 19, 2022
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    Dollar General introduces no-cost degree program for employees

    Employees and their families also will have access to general education courses.

    By April 14, 2022
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    Q&A

    'Just be human': Jamba Juice ex-CEO on HR and anti-racism

    Authors Krista and James D. White, a father-daughter duo, spoke about HR's role in DEI. "This is work that the CEO cannot delegate," said James.

    By April 12, 2022
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    Walmart will pay up to $110,000 for long-haul drivers

    The company also opened a path for supply chain workers in Delaware and Texas to earn CDLs through a training program.

    By Colin Campbell • April 8, 2022
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    Opinion

    When should HR step in for conflict resolution?

    Conflict doesn't happen in a vacuum, which is why it's important to know HR's role in solving it, writes Lora Patterson, senior HR advisor at TriNetZenefits.

    By Lora Patterson • April 8, 2022
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    Learning demand soars, but L&D leaders are burned out

    2022 may prove that learning investment is here for the long haul – but learning leaders need support, a LinkedIn report revealed.

    By April 8, 2022
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    Chick-fil-A awards $24M in college scholarships to nearly 12,700 employees

    The program gives scholarships to recipients upfront without a tuition reimbursement requirement, and without minimums on hours worked or length of service.

    By Alicia Kelso • April 7, 2022
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    5 talent tips from GM's head of talent acquisition

    Make the world know who you are as an employer, Kyle Lagunas, head of talent acquisition at General Motors, told HR pros.

    By April 5, 2022
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    Opinion

    CHROs must be open to upskilling, new hiring processes to succeed in 2022

    Some companies have thrived in this environment and many others have struggled. But never before has the role of chief human resource officer been more important or more difficult.

    By Larry Hartmann and Wendy Murphy • April 5, 2022
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    White House credits apprenticeships, outreach for trucker employment gains

    Domino's, Frito-Lay, PepsiCo, Albertsons and UPS are among more than 100 employers that have launched programs to improve driver retention since December.

    By Colin Campbell • April 5, 2022
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    Opinion

    Young and entry-level employees are not OK

    Their workplace needs to feel inclusive, oriented around employees' growth and development, and rich with flexibility, connectivity, and a sense of unity, write Tanya Little and Matthew Daniel of Vitality Group.

    By Tanya Little and Matthew Daniel • March 29, 2022
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    What's the most appropriate way to talk about mental health at work?

    Managers often lack the tools to address employees' mental health needs. Here's how one L&D organization approaches the issue. 

    By March 29, 2022
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    Opinion

    An 'undercover CEO' could fix a broken application process

    Instead of endless worry about the market or talent shortages, evaluate hiring from the perspective of candidate experience, one CEO writes.

    By Chris Bakke • March 29, 2022