Author: Sarah Eadie

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Successful Businesses Have Values

Valuing your business by the bottom line is certainly important, but what about valuing your business by its values? Workplace values tend to go unnoticed until a major corporate scandal rocks the business world. When Enron’s accounting fraud was brought to light, commentators highlighted the major disconnect between the company’s stated values (communication, respect, integrity… Read more »

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Transforming Your Learning Center into a Strategic Enabler

If the struggles describes in Part 1 of this webinar review sounded all-too-familiar, not to worry. HCM Advisory has plenty of ideas that will help you shift your department from Cost Center to Strategic Enabler. Align Learning Strategy to Business Strategy You’ll want to make sure everybody is on the same page. HCM found that… Read more »

2013 Learning Resolutions Wrap Up

We never could have anticipated the insightful, game-changing answers we received from our network of industry leaders when we asked what they resolved to change or improve about their work in 2013. There was an emphasis on focus and slowing things down, as well as a resolve to disrupt. We hope this amazing collection of… Read more »

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013

2013 is rapidly approaching and if you’re like the rest of the OpenSesame community, you’re busy evaluating your successes in 2012 and thinking about ways to be more effective in 2013. You don’t have to go it alone. Online tools will help you find collaborators, stay organized, build community and get creative in the new… Read more »

Course of the Week: Train Your Retail Team to Recognize Counterfeit Currency

Train Your Team to Recognize Counterfeit Currency by Counterfeit Forensics, LLC Don’t let holiday shoppers pass fake bills in your business Online training from a former U.S. Secret Service forensic scientist Learn to use pens and ultraviolet lights to detect fake currency Make sure your team doesn’t fall for scams during the holiday rush  

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Help Your Team Be Successful With Flexible Online Training

Too many companies treat learning and development as optional – either for each employee or for the organization as a whole. But learning is not just an optional HR expense – it’s an investment in employee satisfaction, innovation and the future of your company. In short, learning matters because in this era of exponential change… Read more »

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The Argument for Online Training

When it comes to training, online vs. in-person is far from a settled debate. With arguments and preferences about efficacy, cost savings and speed-to-implement, it can be difficult to decide which way is best. Face-to-face classes are meant to be engaging and to give team members the chance to have their questions addressed by an… Read more »