December 03, 2007
ASTD Staff, ASTD Staff
When John DiBenedetto came to Wal-Mart from The Limited in 2005, he
faced a challenging task: leading the transformation of Wal-Mart's
domestic training department to a one-stop talent planning and
development organization, called Wal-Mart University The company's domes...
October 29, 2007
To Paul Leone, talent acquisition and development at American
Express, Level 6 specifically identifies the factors in the
participant's work environment that predict a program's impact,
while looking at what might inhibit or help the transfer of
learning. Learning Execu...
August 30, 2007
Learning Executives Briefing (LXB): Is there still
a glass ceiling? Does the Old Boys network still rule the business
world? O'Reilly: I would have to say yes. I think we
would be remiss if we thought that women were paid equally with men
and that they have the same job...
July 30, 2007
It is hard to imagine an industry more competitive than the medical
technology sector. New and improved devices are at the heart of
this booming field. Hiring, keeping, and growing talent may be one
of the largest challenges. Edwards Lifesciences, a world leader in
June 30, 2007
Learning Executive Briefing: How long have you
been with JetBlue? Mike Barger: I've been here since the beginning. I
was part of the start-up team. That was in late 1998. My principal
role was to head the training function. It's also what I did as a
Navy pilot. I came o...
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