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Cross-Training

The act or practice of training employees to perform multiple jobs if necessary. For example, a salesperson may train the office manager to make sales calls and the office manager may show the salesperson how to pay vendors. This way, if the salesperson goes on maternity leave or the office manager is fired, the company is able to function while a replacement is found.
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Developed to meet the needs of cross training enthusiasts, the Jabra Sport Coach Wireless creates customized workouts based on over 40 different exercises via the Sport Life companion app.
The 23-year-old crashed in the first ski cross training session at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park and was immediately taken to hospital in Krasnaya Polyana for surgery on a spinal fracture, the federation said.
He believes cross training needs to occur throughout HR, particularly at the administrative level.
Cross training is a great way to condition different muscle groups, develop a new set of skills and reduce the boredom that occurs from doing the same exercise routine over and over.
WOODHEAD By cross training your workouts are also more interesting and the workload is distributed throughout the whole body.
I don't think there is a manager out there, whether of a design firm, a circuit board manufacturer or any organization, that is ever satisfied they have adequate cross training or enough backup.
It is important to remember that sending people to work in another department at a moment's notice is not what cross training is about.
But cross training creates a more flexible and responsive organization and makes a manager's job a lot less stressful--the ultimate reward of being lazy.
Cross training means combining different activities in one exercise programme, so that your fitness regime is anything but routine.
Donohoe received Red Cross training in adult CPR and first aid Aug.
My husband is in the civil engineering career field which is being made smaller because of mandatory cross training and Force Reduction Phase II.
Team training, water workouts, cross training, and making time are all essential elements to physical conditioning.