From BlessingWhite Research – Princeton, NJ – December 6, 2014
A new year on the horizon and a new set of resolutions. Employers may well be wondering how many of their staff have “find a new job” on their list of things to accomplish in 2014. Recent economic news confirms that the economy is pursuing its slow recovery, and unemployment numbers are continuing to decline. About 34% of CEOs expect to hire more over the next six months, according to a recent economic outlook survey of US chief executive officers. Read the rest of this entry »
The Tin Can API, now officially known as “Experience API” (xAPI), is an e-learning software specification that allows learning content and learning systems to speak to each other in a manner that records and tracks all types of learning experiences. In this video, Bob Pietrantonio and Rick Gentner give a brief introduction into Tin Can API:
Pizza parties won’t sustain your bottom-line
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Facebook is building a $120 million, 394-unit housing community a hop skip and jump away from their headquarters in California. According to the article, “Facebook’s sprawling campus…is so full of cushy perks that some employees may never want to go home.” All I could think was how much is too much?
Sure, perks are important for recruiting the brightest talent — especially young workers in today’s highly competitive labor markets (like the high-tech corridor of Silicon Valley). Perks like free food and a place to sleep can keep workers on site and, in theory, more productive. But we also know from our research that perks may actually keep the wrong (aka disengaged) employees in the organization as well.
Click here to read the rest of the article.
Mobile learning isn’t a replacement for traditional learning, it enhances it. The way people get information has changed, this video shares how mobile devices can help support a more learner-centric approach.