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The Secrets of Success for Online Communities

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 08|10|o  » 0 Comments

Last week’s post, “Is Your Online Community Delivering Value For Your Organization?” drew quite a bit of email traffic. The overwhelming response was this: Creating online communities can be a game-changing strategy for a learning & development function - if you are clear about your business objective and how to engage and reward participation.
The […]

Does Your CEO Have a Blog?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 04|21|o  » 8 Comments

There is so much talk lately about how your learning organization or human resource organization should utilize blogging. Questions abound like:

What strategy should the learning and human resource department have with regard to blogging?

What guidelines should be in place for how your employees blog, i.e. what topics to stay away from and how to […]

Managing Talent Across Generations

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 03|13|o  » 2 Comments

This week I participated in an interesting panel at the 2008 National Human Capital Institute entitled, Attracting and Retaining the New Economy Workforce: Generation X and Y.
After a brief discussion of how generational differences can impact behavior in the workplace (see below), the focus of the panel was on what talent management executives can do […]

Can Web 2.0 Be Utilized For Corporate Learning?

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|22|o  » 0 Comments

There have been many definitions for Web 2.0 but perhaps the easiest one is by Tim O’Reilly, who first coined the term at the O’Reilly Media conference in October of 2004. He referred to this new web as a collaborative network characterized by the participatory and cumulative experience of users.
Let’s break down the […]

Attracting, Developing and Retaining Net Generation Talent

» Posted by Jeanne Meister  » Posted on 02|14|o  » 2 Comments

While companies are off debating their policy regarding access to social networking sites as Facebook, MySpace and YouTube, there is a growing body of evidence that Net Generation employees, who put a huge premium on doing things quickly and with zero learning curve, will demand access to these sites. In fact, Professor Clive Holtham, […]




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