January 26, 2010
(From PRNewswire) -- The use of gadgets such as
smartphones and other handheld devices may make employees more
productive, but they haven't made the workplace more polite, a new
survey suggests. More than half (51 percent) of chief information
officers (CIOs) interviewe...
January 19, 2010
(From BUSINESSWIRE) --
Against a backdrop of economic volatility, the vast majority of
young professional women believe they will have rewarding careers
balanced with fulfilling personal lives, according to research
released today by Accenture. The research also generat...
Although most of your friends may not be jumping
at the opportunity to share their online connections with the likes
of the U.S. Census Bureau or the local chamber of
commerce, local, state and federal agencies
alike have joined the ranks of parents, grandparents and ot...
January 15, 2010
ASTD Research has released its Learning Executive Confidence Index
for the fourth quarter of 2009. 271 learning executives (LXs)
responded to an online invitation-only survey, contributing to a Q4
LXCI of 60.2. There was minimal change in the LXCI, with only a 0.5
January 14, 2010
ASTDsurveyed 1,179 companies and found that 79 percent of them say
they face a skills gap. 79 percent! Communities, states, regions, and entire nations pay a heavy price
when workers lack the right skills for critical jobs. While the
skills gap has always been a concern...
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