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June 12, 2018

In the modern, globally-oriented workplace, it’s not unusual for employees to work under the same business umbrella with people from different countries. The abundance of technologies takes collaboration to a whole new level: the level of productive relationships. As a matter of fact, we are not even talking about the growing tendency towards remote work […]

George Elfond
George Elfond
June 7, 2018

In April, two black men were arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks after the store manager called the police. The men asked for a bathroom code but were denied because they were sitting in the coffee shop, had not ordered anything, and refused to leave. They said they were waiting for a friend, who arrived after […]

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May 29, 2018

To thrive and prosper in the competitive age, leading companies like Google, Amazon, Uber, and Apple pay much attention to building strong teams consisting of the best talent. They know that every newly joined employee can either help their company to move forward or slow it down.   In the book Leading Organizations, McKinsey senior […]

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May 22, 2018

Working as an HR specialist or L&D professional and being responsible for corporate training in your company is challenging, but keeping employees engaged and excited about training is even more challenging. Another level of difficulty is proving to executive staff that your training program is actually working and directly contributing to the business’ growth. As […]

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May 15, 2018

Artificial Intelligence is gaining ground across all industries as they help businesses to offer more relevant and personalized customer experiences, particularly in the retail industry.   Figures show that AI in the retail market is expected to reach $27,238.6 million by 2025. Moreover, Gartner states that 85% of customer interaction in retail will be managed […]

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May 8, 2018

The pharmaceutical industry continues to face many challenges, both familiar and novel. Companies are heavily regulated by the government and must adhere to several guidelines to ensure the safety and efficacy of their products. Moreover, a lack of proficient and talented employees along with vigorous competition puts companies at risk of falling behind their competitors. […]

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May 1, 2018

Classroom training is dead. ELearning is the only effective tool for today’s learners. But is this always true? Does it mean that older approaches are really outdated and don’t contribute to the learning success anymore? We can’t deny changes that technology has brought to our lives in terms of mobility, instant feedback and gratification, seamless […]

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April 24, 2018

Better performance is always the intended outcome of learning. Alternatively, there can be no learning without actions. We perform some actions, thus we learn. When it comes to employee performance, we talk about actions that drive business results through the effective use of time, knowledge, skills, technology and other resources. Reaching full potential is almost […]

George Elfond
George Elfond
April 17, 2018

In the ever-changing world those who succeed never stop learning. The American Society for Training and Development found that companies that offer comprehensive training have 218% higher income per employee and a 24% higher profit margin than those who pay less attention to training. Cloud-based learning management systems (or LMS) are an effective tool for […]

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April 5, 2018

Change happens around us every moment, making the future seem vague and mysterious. But is it that blurry? We shouldn’t forget that the majority of changes are people-driven. We create new technology to facilitate every aspect of our life, we improve medicine which results in increased life expectancy, creating an astonishingly diverse workplace with five […]

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March 20, 2018

“We simply don’t have a business without our clients entrusting us with their business and finding us worthy of their renewal business and referrals. In turn, we wouldn’t have those clients without our other great asset, our associates. Which leads to our simple, circular model: Our firm takes care of our associates so they’ll take […]

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March 13, 2018

Social learning becomes increasingly important in today’s world of corporate training. According to the Brandon Hall Group study, 73% of companies plan to focus even more on social learning over the next year. A report from Bersin by Deloitte states that organizations with at least 10,000 employees spent three times as much on social learning […]

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March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day reminds us of all the achievements made by women throughout history and across nations. The Rallyware team wants to highlight how much women are contributing to the Talent Development industry. Why are there so many women engaged in the learning & development and human resources? These two areas are the cornerstones that make […]

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March 6, 2018

Living in the age of technology and globalization means that Shift Happens at lightspeed: “The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet, using technologies that haven’t been invented, in order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.” […]

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February 26, 2018

According to The Active Job Seeker Dilemma study, 83% of HR leaders believe that employee experience is a crucial part of their company’s success. They understand that employee experience is not something static, constantly invest in training (56%), workspaces (51%), and rewards (47%). Successful organizations all over the world have already understood this rule of […]

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February 20, 2018

For many decades, people used to follow the principle, “Get a college degree, find a job, retire.” The average employee changed two or three jobs at most during their whole career. In most cases, they worked at a company with the belief that their future was secured. The knowledge they acquired at a university combined […]

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February 12, 2018

There are over one million restaurants in the US. Annual sales reach $799 billion. It is forecasted that by 2026, there will be approximately 16 million people working in the restaurant industry, suggesting tougher competition in the future. But it’s not just about winning over customers’ hearts and turning them into patrons; it’s also about […]

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February 6, 2018

The success of any business directly depends on how well its workforce is trained. The American Society for Training & Development indicates that small and mid-sized companies allocate $1,605, on average, to employee training programs. Organizations worldwide spend more than $350 billion on training. However, to see the real state of things, you can take […]

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January 30, 2018

Today’s workplace chooses leaders not by their age but by their skills, performance, and perspectives. Millennials are well-educated, outgoing, ambitious, mobile, and internationally diversified, rendering the view of them being the most selfish and demanding generation inaccurate. According to the Robert Half report, 82% of respondents said that they were comfortable working with a supervisor […]

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January 23, 2018

The learning software industry keeps growing and developing at rapid-fire pace to stay in sync with the digital information world. According to the Skill Builder Training Study Report, 74% of companies use learning platforms, and 99% of the respondents say that their learning platform helps to increase the organization of the training content, the effectiveness […]

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January 9, 2018

Have you ever heard of “21st century skills?” The Glossary of Education Reform defines this as a set of knowledge, skills, work habits and character traits that are crucial both in academic programs and the workplace. More specifically, these are skills that should be taught to students so they will be in-demand employees in the […]

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December 28, 2017

HR software solutions are used to assist all types of organizations in managing their most crucial asset – their people. For this reason, the HR software market is predicted to grow up to $9.2 billion by 2020. HR software solutions are cloud-based solutions with improved security and mobility streamline recruiting, onboarding, performance tracking, payroll processing, […]

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December 25, 2017

One day, you enter the office and realize that things are going awry. A once enthusiastic and proactive business analyst seems lax and shows up to work late. At regular meetings, you notice one of your best project managers sitting in the corner with their arms crossed, refusing to take part in the conversation in […]

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December 5, 2017

If we look back over the past several years, it is easy to track how far e-commerce has come within a short period of time. Just look at figures. The e-commerce market in the United States is expected to hit more than $485 billion in 2021. Statistics also show that 40% of worldwide internet users […]

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November 20, 2017

“Two heads are better than one,” according to the old saying. In most cases, collaboration leads to better results. But when it comes to job-related issues, what really leads to increased productivity and better results? The answer lies in the integration of performance and employee training data. Unfortunately, a lot of companies still see these two […]

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October 4, 2017

Most HR professionals agree that investing in continued training and development of employees is necessary. They know that while corporate development programs can require a significant upfront investment, the training they provide prepares their workers to achieve the company’s performance goals faster and with less expense. Results from Brandon Hall’s 2016 Learning Technology Study suggest that companies […]

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