Case-Based Learning Key to Training 22:12, October 16, 2016

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Not all training is created equal. In a sea of competing corporate mandates, understanding why one training program is fundamentally better than another requires an understanding of the intellectual, emotional, and meaning-making needs of the employee-as-adult-learner. Case-based learning helps to accomplish that.  Effective training cannot simply focus on the topics we want to impart. It […]

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LawRoom believes in developing fresh, accurate courses that educate businesses and institutions about the most pressing topics facing the workplace today. To put words to action, its content team has recently refreshed and redesigned some of its most popular courses. Whether you are a university who has to comply with Title IX regulations, or a […]

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A 2015 Gallup poll found business executives at the bottom of professions when it comes to people’s perception of workplace ethics. They have company: just below them are lobbyists, telemarketers, and members of Congress. It’s hardly surprising. Corporate scandals headlined 2015, from Volkswagen cheating on emissions tests to FIFA officials being indicted for racketeering and […]

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In tomorrow’s college classroom, data security training will sit front and center. Technology is reinventing education, and schools are producing unprecedented amounts of data to teach and manage their students, staff, and faculty. Technology is already helping schools control costs, improve student retention, and personalize learning. We can expect these trends to continue, especially as […]

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Technology is no longer the special province of programmers and engineers. Nearly every employee at every company relies on technology to do their job and will so increasingly. Human Resources (HR) plays a critical role in helping manage and train this fast changing workforce – especially when it comes to data security. Whether your employees […]

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In 2014 alone, over 348 million identities were exposed through data breaches. On average, a data breach costs an organization $6.5 million dollars, up 11% from last year. In many companies, the responsibility for responding to this threat belongs to the Chief Technology Officer or Chief Security Officer — as it should. An unintended consequence […]

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When Julie Oberweis and Monica Leas first started talking about gender discrimination in the workplace at tech and venture capital firms, they heard a similar refrain: “it’s a pipeline problem“—there simply aren’t enough women studying technical fields. Some of the more hopeful even suggested that the problem would right itself over time as more women […]

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The Labor Department issues a new guide explaining when workers qualify as “employees” or “independent contractors” The US Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new guide to help distinguish when workers qualify as “employees” or as “independent contractors” under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); see Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2015-1. The guide is intended to […]

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Walnut Creek, CA– December 16, 2014 LawRoom today announced that Preston Clark will join the company as Chief Revenue Officer, effective January 2, 2015. Clark, who will report directly to LawRoom CEO and Founder Ralph Yanello, will play a key leadership role in the growth of the company’s online compliance training business, which includes the […]

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Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills that amend the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and change the rules for “AB 1825” supervisor anti-harassment training. The new laws take effect January 1, 2015. The first new law, AB 2053, directly amends the anti-harassment training statute (Government Code section 12950.1). This law adds a new subsection that […]

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