TLNT Webinar: 4 Essential Social Learning Trends

by Brendan Shields on Jul 10, 2012, 5:06 PM  |  No comments yet

According to the latest industry report from Training magazine, total expenditures in training are on the rise. The amount spent on training jumped about 13% from 2010, including increases in overall training budgets and payroll, and spending on outside products and services.

With organizations spending more toward training, it only makes sense they will want to know how to create more engagement and learning retention (aka “value”) within training programs. And an important and exciting emerging component is social learning.

Social Learning has been a hot topic of conversation for many organizations lately. How can you train your employees to learn important skills without having to reinvent the wheel every time? How can you create a database or network of shared knowledge where your employees can easily and efficiently learn from one other? Furthermore, is it possible to make the process entertaining and increase motivation through social collaboration and the implementation of learning based games?

Join us for this exciting discussion about what social learning is, how it can be incorporated into training programs, what effect social collaboration has on motivation, and what place gamification can play in the future of learning.

August 8th at 2:00 PM ET

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Presented by: Sharlyn Lauby

Sponsored by:



Winning The War For Talent: 10 Ways to Build a Killer College Recruiting Program

by Brendan Shields on May 9, 2012, 11:41 AM  |  No comments yet

The war for top university talent is on. In less than two years, Generation Y will make up more than 50 percent of the workforce, and the winners in the war for talent will be the organizations that hire and inspire the most driven, adaptable, and agile young professionals – regardless of company size.

But what does “talent” really mean, and how do you create a world class college recruiting program to attract, recruit, develop, and retain your future key business leaders?

In this thought-provoking, fun, and engaging webinar, Brazen Careerist COO and Co-Founder Ryan Healy will teach you:

  • How to identify your target schools and focus your strategy.
  • Why you need to embrace your young workforce to get the most out of your campus recruiting visits.
  • Unique ways to reach students at schools that you cannot physically attend (through social media and more!).
  • Ten (10) best practices to attract and engage the top university talent you need, even if your company isn’t called Google.

Through real-world examples, industry best practices, and cutting edge new ideas, you will walk away with practical, actionable next steps to attract and retain top talent that will help to take your organization to the next level.

Register here

Presented by Ryan Healy

Sponsored by:



Compensation and Planning For the Future

by Brendan Shields on Aug 16, 2011, 9:52 AM  |  2 Comments

Our next free TLNT webinar is coming up on Thursday August 18, 2011. Join TLNT contributor Ann Bares and some of her Compensation Café bloggers to talk about Compensation and Planning for the Future.

This webinar will feature three members of the Compensation Café blogging team – Ann Bares, Jim Brennan and Laura Schroeder – joining forces to examine where compensation practice is headed in the next year and beyond.

The group will begin with a rundown of 2012 projections, based on new research from WorldatWork and others, for salary increases and other elements of compensation. Given the increasingly fluid and fast changing environment organizations today face, we’ll take a look at how the compensation planning and budgeting process can be made more dynamic. Read more…



TLNT Webinar: Your CEO Just Said Your Metrics Suck! Now What?

by Brendan Shields on Aug 1, 2011, 1:17 PM  |  1 comment

Upcoming free TLNT webinar on Thursday August 11, 2011: join TLNT contributor and longtime HR pro Tim Sackett for Strategies to put you back in the Driver’s Seat!

There is nothing worse than being in the boardroom presenting to your senior leadership, after having to wait far too long to gain this audience, and after the 3rd slide of your PowerPoint deck the CEO is already questioning your metrics!

Have you been there? Will you be there in the near future? Don’t despair, this webinar will give you 10 practical strategies to get beyond the initial shock of being shut down, and put you back in the driver’s seat. Read more…



Get Ready for TLNT’s First Webinar – With the Authors of ‘Fake Work’

by John Hollon on Jan 11, 2011, 3:15 PM  |  No comments yet

TLNT readers are familiar with the book “Fake Work  – Why People Are Working Harder Than Ever But Accomplishing Less, and How to Fix the Problem,” from the excerpts of the book that have been published here.

Authors Brent D. Peterson and Gaylan W. Nielson really know the difficulties managers and HR professionals face when they write:

Managers live in a difficult place: They are often caught between their bosses and their work teams, so they have demands above and below them. Not only are they caught, but they are being pulled in many directions.”

This intimate knowledge of workplace culture, and the many issues that create “fake work” in so many organizations, is what makes “Fake Work” authors Peterson and Nielson the perfect choice to be featured in TLNT’s very first webinar tomorrow (January 12) at 2 pm EST/11 am PST. Read more…


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