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International Inc. has introduced its
new cloud-based digital leadership
acceleration platform, which provides
a single online portal from which
learners and trainers can access
learning materials and tools anytime,
anywhere and from any device.
The initial phase of the platform is
designed as an enhancement to DDI’s
Interaction Management and Business
Impact Leadership learning systems.
Learners can use the platform to
complete and track course materials
and access interactive tools intended
to help them reinforce and apply their
learning on the job.
The digital leadership acceleration
platform also allows trainers to
organize, distribute and manage course
materials and tools both before and
after training, according to DDI.
International Inc., Pittsburgh
Newton Software, a Paycor
company, has released
Onboarding, a new platform
designed to aid in transitioning
newly hired candidates into
Developed to work with
Newton’s applicant tracking system,
Onboarding enables users to start
new hire workflow as soon as a
through a mobile-optimized
onboarding process that enables them
to digitally sign company documents,
complete employee verification
processes, finalize government
tax forms, select options for direct
deposit and learn about available work
opportunity tax credits.
Newton Software, San Francisco
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Paid Leave Guidance
The Paid Leave Project, an
initiative from non-profit Panorama,
has released the new Playbook
designed to help companies build the
business case for offering paid family
and medical leave to all employees.
The Playbook is based on research
conducted by Panorama and the
Boston Consulting Group, and offers
organizations the opportunity to learn
about how paid family and medical
leave works in the U.S.; assess their
own approach to paid leave; evaluate
the business benefits and estimate
potential costs; design paid leave
Clients can also take advantage of a
library of downloadable resources that
include tools to help calculate costs
and savings, case studies, FAQs and
The Playbook is available for free.
Globoforce has launched
Conversations, a tool designed
to help humanize the workplace
while encouraging employees to
crowdsource feedback from colleagues
to give them a comprehensive view of
According to Globoforce,
Conversations replaces the
conventional performance review
process by crowdsourcing and
democratizing feedback via real-time recognition and feedback from
everyone in the organization; fostering
regular check-ins between leaders,
employees and their teams; and relying
on feedback from cross-functional
teams as well as peers.
Globoforce, Framingham, Mass.
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