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How Office Culture Should Influence Recruitment — AkkenCloud

Organizational Culture: “The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.” —Business Dictionary An anthropology cliché tells us that culture is to humans what water is to fish. You probably don’t think about it, but your family has a culture. So does your neighborhood and your country. Your… Read more »

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5 Stellar Amenities Your Navy Yard Apartment Can’t be Without

If you’ve ever had a chance to visit D.C.’s Navy Yard, you already know there’s more than a lot to like. You’ve got an abundance of fun things to do, and great places to eat and drink in every direction. Not to mention, multiple restaurants that offer bottomless brunch in walking distance of your door… Read more »

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Bottomless Brunch: the Navy Yard’s Best Kept Secret

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but brunch is arguably the most important meal of the week. It can be a dreamy continuation of Saturday night, a chance to see if you and a new friend actually get along in the daylight, a cheat day on your diet, or just an excuse… Read more »

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Living in the DC Navy Yard Area – AM Digital

Work-life balance is a challenge for Washingtonians. The city has so much to offer, yet it’s easy to miss out between work, commuting, and mandatory work-related fun. But the balance is out there, and many are finding it in the Navy Yard area. Young, vibrant, growing, and ideally situated, the Navy Yard is an exciting… Read more »

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A Guide to Kayak Camping — DD Hammocks

My first kayak camping trip was a disaster – a brilliant disaster that got me hooked on the sport for life. Three of us (kids at the time) set out on a bay in the southwest of Ireland, to see how far we could go. Our gear was loaded in bin bags; our pillows took… Read more »

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L’Oreal Beautifies Marketing Training

The world’s largest manufacturer of cosmetics is getting a training makeover. A new platform at L’Oréal has positioned the company as a training trendsetter by putting sophisticated learning tools in the hands of their marketing team.   The GMAT for Marketers Essentials of Digital Marketing–developed in collaboration with the learning specialists General Assembly–is an assessment… Read more »

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Training Lessons from TED Talks

The brilliant people at TED are talking about Training. Here are five TED talks, on topics ranging from post-industrial economics to dancing tango, with valuable eLearning takeaways. Continue Reading at ThinkingKap Learning Solutions 

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Cringe-Worthy Training in TV and Movies

Awkwardness and teaching don’t mix, except on screen. When we’re not the ones who have to sit through a cringe-worthy training seminar, when the dull professor is a work of fiction, bad teaching makes for great entertainment. Seeing training done wrong in TV and movies is a great place to learn what not to do… Read more »