The Week That Was

Escape the stress of the second weekend of March Madness with these top five stories from CLOmedia.com for the week of March 24.

1. What Is Work to a Millennial?: Ask A Gen Y Blogger Ladan Nikravan interviews Ira Wolfe, president of Success Performance Solutions, to find the answer.

2. 12 Questions About Your Leadership Development Strategy: A focus on individual and collective leadership development is critical to build the strategic leadership that drives superior organizational performance over time. David Dinwoodie, a senior faculty member and regional director for Latam Leadership Solutions at the Center for Creative Leadership, has more.


3. E-Learning on the Move at Greyhound: As Greyhound adopts e-learning programs to train its employees, the 100-year-old company proves that an old dog can use new learning methods. CLO editor Kate Everson has the story.

4. Selecting the Best From the Rest: To ensure employees have the learning they need to be successful, choosing the right learning delivery method is essential. Marjorie Derven and Alan A. Malinchak have more.

5. Gamification: Separating Fact From Fiction: Four myths have developed about gamification as a learning delivery method. Understanding the truth will determine how, or if, companies should integrate gamification into strategic learning plans. Karl Kapp, a professor of instructional technology at Bloomsburg University, has the story.

On Another Note …

A recent paper from Oxford University suggested that 47 percent of U.S. jobs are at high risk of being computerized in the next few decades, meaning workers in many jobs are likely to get left without work. So, how do human workers keep up?

The key, according to an article posted in The Wall Street Journal this week, is for employees to continue to re-skill. According to the article, this could mean employees having to master new skills every two to three years — enough to keep up with the skills employers are demanding based on such new technologies.

Read more here.

Also, Is “Working From Home” the Biggest Work Lie? Business Insider tries to answer. Read here.

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