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Corporate Learning / Alignment
Contributor: Husein Panju
Posted: Tue, 07/31/2012
Husein Panju
HRIQ speaks with HR Director for Hilton Kuwait. "If you are not already there, then focus on getting yourself a seat at that table where strategies and business goals are formulated and worked upon. This involves a self evolution and changing the perception of internal customer from viewing HR as a traditionally administrative function to a commercially driven strategic business partner. Some helpful things to consider that will get you and help you stay there..." Full Content »
Contributor: Alexandra Guadagno
Posted: Sun, 07/15/2012
Alexandra Guadagno
Amber L Aziza, Director of Learning & Development at Advance Financial 24/7. Aziza will share how to develop learning content that can be delivered in an engaging and interactive way, as well as addressing the following questions:How is corporate learning (in general) changing?What is the challenge companies face with delivering learning to... Full Content »
Contributor: Irving Buchen, Ph.D
Posted: Fri, 03/23/2012
Irving Buchen, Ph.D
Companies use various means to create and stir the workforce to be engaged, productive and happy. HR has to find the means to animate and align employees with company objectives to achieve unity of focus and enhance productivity. But that is not enough-- accountability has to be factored in. Targets have to be established and ways found to track and measure progress toward goals. This can’t be solely "rah-rah" and group rant. This is serious business. Full Content »
Contributor: From the HRIQ Editorial Desk
Posted: Sun, 03/18/2012
From the HRIQ Editorial Desk
In the modern age of human resource management, many challenges are brought about because of the large-scale changes that have happened over the past few years— thanks to the advent of far more efficient technology and the subsequent growth of the globalization of industries as a result. Areas that are affected most often revolve around recruitment, workforce management and labor arbitrage, where there is a large difference in the cost of labor between two different countries. Human resources training is increasingly important to ensure personnel understand these challenges. Full Content »
Contributor: Alan A. Malinchak
Posted: Mon, 01/16/2012
Alan A. Malinchak
Although learning professionals operate within a business structure, we have not been traditionally seen as business savvy or having much business acumen. However, if we can "walk the talk" of business operations -- acquire sufficient business acumen -- we will both portray and impact our organization’s financial growth and lend legitimacy to the administrative and operational functions learning brings to an organization. Full Content »
Contributor: Alexandra Guadagno
Posted: Sun, 01/08/2012
Alexandra Guadagno

HRIQ is joined by Lauri Romano, Manager of Training and Organizational Development at Actavis, a leading player in the development, manufacture and sale of first-class generic pharmaceuticals that employs 11,000 people in over 40 countries. Romano has won the 2007 Future HR Leaders Award (Workplace and Safety Magazine) and the 2009 Orange Way... Full Content »
Contributor: Scott Esposito
Posted: Wed, 08/31/2011
Scott Esposito

We all recognize that the velocity of business is accelerating. Changes in global markets and the competitive landscape redefine what it takes to be successful on a daily basis. Given this paradigm, it follows that executives, managers and employees operating in this environment must learn how to adapt and think differently at the same pace.... Full Content »
Contributor: Katherine Mehr
Posted: Tue, 08/25/2009
Katherine Mehr

Training and learning provides an opportunity for your talent to grow within the organization and really become an integral part of the business. While developing these opportunities for growth and development, it is imperative that the learning objectives are directly aligned with the corporate strategy and business challenges. By connecting... Full Content »
Contributor: Katherine Mehr
Posted: Tue, 04/14/2009
Katherine Mehr

Aligning corporate university initiatives with organizational goals helps increase the bottom line. Rick Tift, executive director of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, discusses their Command University initiatives that has been successful and led to the runner-up position for IQPC's Cubic Awards Corporate... Full Content »
Posted: Mon, 08/20/2012
Meet Me Halfway: How to Synch Corporate Learning with Organizational and Employee Goals

Where do you focus the bulk of your training initiatives? Peggy O'Brien, Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center at Covance, discusses how they chose which areas of focus to best align with organizational goals. She also shares learning and development challenges that appear at a global company, and which programs do are in place to assuage them while leveraging individuals’ goals.
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Contributor: Alexandra Guadagno
Posted: Sun, 07/15/2012
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Amber L Aziza, Director of Learning & Development at Advance Financial 24/7. Aziza will share how to develop learning content that can be delivered in an engaging and interactive way, as well as addressing the following questions:How is corporate learning (in general) changing?What is the challenge companies face with delivering learning to Full Podcast »
Contributor: Irving Buchen, Ph.D
Posted: Fri, 03/23/2012
Irving Buchen, Ph.D
Companies use various means to create and stir the workforce to be engaged, productive and happy. HR has to find the means to animate and align employees with company objectives to achieve unity of focus and enhance productivity. But that is not enough-- accountability has to be factored in. Targets have to be established and ways found to track and measure progress toward goals. This can’t be solely "rah-rah" and group rant. This is serious business. Full Column »