Virtual Reality Technology Is Revolutionizing Oil and Gas Training

When many people hear the words “virtual reality (VR)” or “augmented reality (AR),” they think of video games and perhaps flight simulators. I will use VR to describe training with these technologies, although VR and AR are slightly different. In AR, virtual elements are superimposed on a real background, while in VR, a totally synthetic

E-Learning Is Vital For Today’s Financial Professionals…Here’s Why

Perhaps more than any other industry in today’s economy, the financial services sector is becoming more and more complex.  And this trend shows no signs of slowing down…quite the contrary.  From algorithmic trading to the tangled (and growing) thicket of government regulations, financial services professionals have more to contend with today than at any point

Effective Leadership Development Programs

Overview A variety of recent studies have shown that U.S. corporate executives have grave concerns about their companies’ ability to meet today’s leadership needs. After years of grappling with how to boost employee engagement and retention, improve management, and build a meaningful culture, they have come to the realization that leadership development programs are essential

The 5 HR Challenges Today’s Accounting Firms Must Overcome

Like all other companies, accounting firms face a wide range of challenges, particularly when it comes to the people that actually make up the business. Hiring, training, managing, and growing your in-house talent is a vital consideration, and it’s becoming more and more complicated as time goes by. Today, accounting firms face a wide range

eLearning Solutions to Mitigate Unconscious Hiring Bias

The Hiring Bias In study after study, the hiring process has been proven biased and unfair, with sexism, racism, ageism, and other inherently extraneous factors playing a malevolent role. Instead of skills or experience-based recruiting, it is often the case that interviewees get the nod for reasons that have little to do with the attributes

Mitigate Crisis in Healthcare Staffing with Training and Advancement

The Squeeze Is On: Healthcare Staffing at Crisis Levels It’s not enough that medical centers are smarting from fewer privately insured patients, higher labor costs, and cuts in government spending, the ongoing epidemic in staff shortage is producing a choke hold, particularly on the larger hospitals. The nursing segment of the healthcare workforce for instance,