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Learning Bursts: A Blended Approach to Mentoring New Employees

A Learning Burst is a delivery method that combines an eight- to 10-minute audio cast (in a talk show format) and a PDF workbook with supporting material. These are short segments of learning that can be taken in 20 minutes or less per burst.


Thu May 17 2012


Donald was faced with an interesting dilemma. His firm was growing and he was hiring new employees at a fairly rapid rate. As he looked back over the last few months, he noticed that his new hires were struggling to answer basic financial questions from clients. In talking with the senior team, Donald realized that their on-boarding process needed to include a formal way to build financial acumen in new hires.

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