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The issue features profiles of the 2014 BEST Award winners. Additional highlights include:
+Five Networks to Accelerate Your Career
+Employee Survey Dos and Don’ts
+Web Exclusive: New Roles Emerge for Learning and Development
+Web Exclusive: The Seductive Power of Story
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Commitment to Talent Development Excellence
By Kristen Fyfe-Mills
For the second consecutive year, Cognizant earns top honors in the BEST rankings.
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Aiming High To Reach Top Performance
By Paul Harris
The training department's challenge at University Health System is nothing less than reawakening each employee's passion to serve. It's just a simple culture transformation, that's all.
By Jennifer J. Salopek
Tying learning to strategy at Verizon.
The Value-Add of Learning
As drugstore chain Walgreens goes through a transformation, it looks to its new corporate university to help propel the change and sustain its business strategy.
Nevada's largest public employer takes a unique approach to developing employees and improving the guest experience.
Tackling Business-Critical Issues Through Training
Storytelling and simulations are at the core of WakeMed's learning initiatives.
Encouraging Talent To Rise and Shine
By Paul Harris
A fast-growing pharmaceutical company relies on robust systems to onboard, train, and retain employees. Lupin Limited's L&D head explains how it's done.
Learning Improves Quality and Safety for Patients
The entire organization, not just medical interns, receives training that is placing this university hospital on the map.
Where Training Can Make A Difference Between Life and Death
Proper training means lives saved for this security company.
Training as a Change Agent
The American Cancer Society begins its second century by centralizing all business services, including job training. One challenge: How to maintain its essential grassroots appeal.
Relying on Street Smarts
To grow its emerging market business, this bottling company relies on its agile and competent training organization, an aggressive business plan, and an ingrained willingness to roll with the punches.
Thomas E. Perez ++
Thomas E. Perez is the 26th secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. Prior to this, he was assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice. Perez received a bachelor's degree from Brown University, and a master's of public policy and a law degree from Harvard University.
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CASE IN POINT
Vital Signs of Change
By Julia Hooper and Diana Halfer
A hospital's organizational development team leads the transition to a new hospital site.
Five Networks to Accelerate Your Career
By Daniel Hallak
The type of goal you want to achieve will dictate which network to reach out to.
Setting High Standards
By Paula Ketter
The pages of this month’s issue highlight learning’s BEST companies. Read on and enjoy learning from the BEST.
The Dos and Don'ts of Employee Surveys
By Alec Levenson
Turn employee surveys into strategically important tools.
Leadership Transitions: Still 'Sink or Swim'?
By Bettina Wolf
Successful leadership transitions require support from managers and peers.
Cool Tool: Quizlet
Show Rather Than Tell With Prototyping
Word Wiz: B Corp
Neutralizing the Workplace Bully
Telecommuting Is a Big Hook for Potential Recruits
Key HR Initiatives From 2014
More Employers Pass on Job Candidates Due to Social Media
Responsive Performance Support With WordPress
By Brian Dusablon
Launch a basic, yet customizable, content management system with these steps.
The Learning Function's Latest Role: Organizational Change Agent
By Carol Morrison
Learning professionals play a critical role in organizational change, but are not yet considered highly effective at providing change training.
Growing a New Generation of Leaders
By Terry Heiney
An organization finds a solution to rapidly deploying online leadership development training at an affordable cost.
One to Watch
Originally from Ireland, Prenderville moved across the pond to discover a new career in learning and development. Now based in Vancouver, she works as a freelance instructional designer and e-learning producer.
Training for What's Next
A hands-on training program is designed to fill automotive technician jobs in the United States with qualified Army veterans.
The New Employment Contract
The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha, and Chris Yeh
Reviewed by Laurelle D. Campbell
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2014 BEST AWARD WINNERS
This year’s crop of winners, the most in the 12-year history of the BEST Awards, epitomizes the term “talent development” and reaches across the globe, representing six countries and four continents.
Here's what you can look forward to in the November 2014 issue of TD magazine:
ASTD launches a revised competency model for the profession.
Six ways to make your career resilient.
Humans crave interaction, and tend to learn better in in-person environments.
More than $156 billion was spent by U.S. organizations on employee learning last year.
The greatest obstacle to leading others is lack of self-knowledge and inner focus.
TD magazine delivers best practices, spotlights new technologies, reports on emerging trends, and addresses relevant and pivotal issues to the field. Learn more.
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