Author: Christina Gremore

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Is Your Learning Center a Rainmaker or a Money Pit?

Have you been struggling to think of ways to communicate the value of your corporate learning program to senior management? “Transforming Learning into a Strategic Business Enabler”, a webinar hosted recently by HCM Advisory group, is full of advice on how to do just that. The discussion was about how learning centers can better align… Read more »

How to Prepare for CompTIA Network+ Certification

So you’ve decided you want to take your career to the next level by getting Network+ certification. Smart move – a technical certification demonstrates to your employers that you’re committed to continuing to grow in your field. But how do you stay focused on that commitment? I can say from experience that studying while holding… Read more »

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Reduce, Prevent and Cope With Stress

It seems everyone is talking about stress these days. Economists posit theories about who experiences stress and why. Psychologists illuminate the devastating effect stress has on our metal health. Doctors warn of the health consequences of excess stress, including high blood pressure, suppressed immune system, and increased risk of heart attack and stroke. OpenSesame offers… Read more »

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Active Listening: A Primer

In the business world, long-term success hinges on excellent active listening skills. Many people mistake active listening for passively taking notes during a presentation, or worse – they think of ‘listening’ as ‘waiting quietly for their turn to speak.’. True active listening requires practice, patience, and engagement. It involves considering the speaker’s intentions, the context… Read more »

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How to Run OpenSesame Courses in Your Existing LMS

OpenSesame is the world’s marketplace for buying and selling online training courses. Whether you’re looking for a course for yourself or for your entire team, OpenSesame offers more than 20,000 courses in topics from compliance and safety to information technology and soft skills. You can find the courses you need to train your team efficiently… Read more »

Three Steps to Conducting Effective Behavioral Interviews

In his classic analysis of the success of top-performing companies, Good to Great, Jim Collins writes, “To build a successful organization and team, you must get the right people on the bus.” The interviewing process plays a critical role in finding the right passengers. Hiring and training a new employee involves a significant investment of… Read more »

How to Take Courses on OpenSesame

OpenSesame is the world’s marketplace for buying and selling online training courses. Whether you’re looking for a course for yourself or for your entire team, OpenSesame offers more than 20,000 courses in topics from compliance and safety to information technology and soft skills. You can find the courses you need to learn new skills and… Read more »