A Maryland mother is seeking answers after she claims her 16-year-old daughter received a birth control implant without her knowledge, alleging the device was improperly inserted and caused adverse side effects. Nicole Lambert sent her daughter to the doctor when the teen complained of headaches and other symptoms, according to her attorney, David Ledyard. READ
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In a recent article on our i4cp Productivity Blog—The Dangerous Gap in Succession Pipelines—I wrote that organizational learning’s shift to a continuous-stream construct (in response to the shorter shelf-life of employee skills) has implications for chief learning officers.   Specifically, this challenges learning leaders to build their organizations’ workforces into self-directed continuous learners, people who
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As summer turns to fall, the weather across Canada is changing quickly. There’s an age-old myth that a drastic drop in temperature can make you sick, but according to experts, it’s just a fallacy. Story continues below READ MORE: Flu forecast 2019 — Here’s what to expect from this year’s flu season “That’s completely untrue,”
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Preparing new managers to lead effectively is a topic that consistently resonates with i4cp members; we’ve responded with ongoing research and the creation of a variety of resources to help. Following our study in partnership with ATD— Developing New Managers: Key Elements for Success —members of i4cp’s Executive and Leader Development Exchange group received a
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With anticipation growing for the i4cp 2020 Next Practices Now Conference, the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) is pleased to announce the most recent addition to the keynote speaker lineup; outdoor clothing company Patagonia’s Chief Human Resources Officer, Dean Carter. Carter, who joined Patagonia as Vice President of HR in May of 2015, provides strategic
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Microsoft Corp. offers a lot to draw talent to its Redmond, Wash.-based main campus.  There’s the attraction of working for a global tech titan with a trillion dollar valuation and a perennial spot on best employers for pay and perks lists.  And speaking of perks, there’s the campus itself. Microsoft’s U.S. headquarters is a sprawling
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The first meal after an upset stomach is a tricky one because you don’t want to eat anything that will further aggravate your digestive tract. Luckily, there are some rules of thumb you can follow when picking what to eat. Story continues below For registered dietitian Lauren McNeill, the most important thing is sticking to
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Takeaway: Some experts are worth listening to, and others aren’t. To find the good ones, look for those who have dug deeply into a topic, aren’t afraid to be vulnerable about where they fail, don’t speak from a pedestal, and are further along in exploring a topic than you are. Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes,
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