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Why I became a Certified Performance Technologist
Learning for Tomorrow    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Elliot Rosenberg recaps the thought process that led him to earn his CPT credential — and explains what it has meant to his professional standing and personal growth. More

Workplace distractions take toll on output
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Distraction at the office is hardly new, but as screens multiply and managers push frazzled workers to do more with less, companies say the problem is worsening and is affecting business. While some firms make noises about workers wasting time on the Web, companies are realizing the problem is partly their own fault. More

Workplace productivity: How technology can be both friend and foe
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When it comes to increasing your workplace productivity, will technological advancements and the latest digital devices bring benefit or just slow you down? Although the answer isn't always clear-cut, some recent articles suggest the following rule of thumb: More technology may initially yield greater workplace efficiency — but only to a point. More

10 books for e-learning professionals to read in 2013
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Need some reading recommendations for the coming year? The varied books listed here have been recently published or are slated for release soon and should be of interest to many learning professionals. More

Human capital measure fails, SHRM pursues other HR standards
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The Society for Human Resource Management says it may publish a final HR standard on performance management as early as this month, just weeks after it withdrew its proposed wide-ranging "Human Resource Indices for Investors" standard under heavy pressure from business groups. The new standard could come out in the fourth quarter of 2012 or first quarter of 2013, SHRM spokesperson Jennifer Hughes said in an email to BNA Dec. 10. More

ISO 14001 seems to be topping out
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Worldwide certifications to the voluntary environmental management system standard ISO 14001 increased to at least 267,567 in 2011, according to the International Organization for Standardization. The total reported from 158 countries is 6 percent higher than in the previous year, an increase of 15,909. But this is the first time the percent of year-to-year growth is in less than double digits. More


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