Here at Pract.us, we’re dedicated to making life easier for human resources managers, learning and development professionals, and business leaders. As a result, we regularly post useful articles and advice from other thought-leaders each week.
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Warren Buffet Says Integrity Is the Most Important Trait to Hire for. Ask these 12 Questions to Find It.
Hiring is hard and choosing between two qualified candidates is even harder, but this may help you decide what to do. Warren Buffet should know a bit about finding good people and he looks first and foremost for integrity. He’s offered 12 questions you can ask to find out who has it and who doesn’t. Read more.
Simulation-Based Training: Get the Lowdown
Simulation is one of the hot new topics in training, but what does it really mean? This article provides a good overview, but as with many training articles today, it neglects to highlight the best simulation available – real life. What do you think? Where should simulation be used and where is it overkill? Read more.
What Can Neuroscientific Research Teach Us About Effective Training?
This article doesn’t offer any surprises, but by connecting some of our latest teaching techniques, like micro-learning, to neuroscientific research, it helps highlight why these techniques work and why we need to include them in our programs. Read more.
In the Midst of Distraction, Microlearning Blooms
And speaking of micro-learning . . . here’s an interview with the VP of L&D at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina about how they have implemented full-scale micro-learning to serve busy and distracted employees. Watch the video.
Six Take-Aways from Learning Technologies 2018
We can’t get to all the amazing conferences in a year, but here is a Cliff’s Notes version of the Learning Technologies conference recently held in London. It’s good to see what the leading thinkers in our industry are working on these days. Read more.