Category: Training News

The latest news, regulation updates, and best practices in the training field.

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Walmart Black Friday Virtual Reality Training

There are certain events and scenarios that rarely occur. This can be true for any business. But even if an event rarely occurs, that doesn’t mean that employees don’t need to be prepared for the event just in case. But, how do you train for these types of events? Often, they can be difficult or […]

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GM Signals New Employment Objectives Amid Layoffs

General Motors (GM)—America’s largest automobile manufacturer—recently announced it would be offering buyouts to roughly 18,000 salaried workers. Unfortunately for the automotive giant, only about 2,250 employees went for that offer.

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What Leaders Can Learn from Facebook’s Trials and Tribulations

Facebook has been in the news a lot lately in a climate increasingly concerned about both privacy and “fake news.” Pundits are pointing to Facebook’s woes as fodder for understanding about the types of leadership foibles that can lead a company down a slippery slope from a public sentiment standpoint.

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Lord & Taylor Settles Racial Profiling Case

Retail theft is a major cost for businesses worldwide. Companies spend a lot of time and money fighting shoplifting. According to Loss Prevention Media, retail theft accounted for nearly $18 billion in U.S. losses in 2016. Only about 7.8% of those losses result in a recovery. These numbers are significant.