How To Train Your Millennial
Dashe & Thomson
AUGUST 2, 2016
Before we get into how best to train millenials, it is instructive to first understand who they are. There are 83.1 millennials in the U.S. , and they get a bad rap. They are often characterized as a generation continually over-rewarded for under-performance. What, Exactly, is a Millenial? First, millennials are between 18 and 34, born from the early 80s to the mid-90s. Millennials
A Trainer's Perspective on Making Corporate Training More Productive
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
For quite some time now, we have been focusing on how to make corporate training better. In a recent blog post , we spoke about making compliance training fun. Continuing on the same lines, today we are going to explore how to make compliance, and rather, all internal training more interesting for employees. We would explore the first-hand experience of a customer (Name Confidential) on how she made training more interesting for her organization’s employees. Me: How important is compliance training within your organization ? Why T? The CEO! The President!
Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities
JANUARY 24, 2017
To get a better sense for how organizations are really delivering training, I asked eight of our in-house experts to weigh in. Based on the thoughts of these individuals, I have created my list of five realities for learning leaders to consider as they solidify their 2017 training plans. Instructor-led training (ILT) isn’t dying, but it’s getting more creative. Take Survey.
Training Simulations: An Effective Corporate Training Tool
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
The face of corporate training is changing rapidly to keep up with the latest advances in technology. New ways of doing things are streamlining the training process and studies show the results are favorable. . Description: Simulated training is a virtual environment with a game-like atmosphere. Any time training can relate to personal experience, the results will be favorable.
Customer Training Completion Rates
Curious to learn how different factors in your training courses may affect completion rates? We crunched the numbers to help you set goals for course completion and build your content strategy. Download the study to learn what kind of content keeps learners engaged, how long courses should be, and more
How to Train and Develop Millennials
AUGUST 24, 2016
How to Train and Develop Millennials. It is important that we try to understand exactly the training and development challenges that they may represent. The post How to Train and Develop Millennials appeared first on Gyrus. Training Workplace development eLL employee training training and development workplace developmentWhat Are Millennials Strengths?
How to fix our senseless compliance training
OCTOBER 3, 2016
It’s used to track and record the training that the employees do. In practice, it tends to be used to administer compliance training, though it can be much broader than that. Despite the scorn that LMS’s attract, we should be tracking and recording the training that our employees do – especially compliance training. And this is a good thing.
2016 Training Trends: Connecting Training to Customers
DECEMBER 14, 2016
In reviewing these interviews, I see a growing emphasis on connecting training to customers. Leaders want their training to positively impact customers directly and through interactions with their knowledgeable sales and customer service representatives. These leaders are placing a growing emphasis on connecting training to customers. Corporate Training eLearning Video Blog
Storytelling—A Powerful Instructional Technique for Attitudinal Trainings
AUGUST 5, 2016
Learning and development managers would vouch for the fact that attitudinal trainings are amongst their key training areas. Workplace attitudinal training (such as promoting safe and ethical behavior, resolving conflicts, imparting organization’s culture, or getting a buy-in for the management's change agenda) helps employees develop a right attitude. Stories are inspiring.
2016 Training Program Best Practices
Do you get complaints both public and private from trainees about the uselessness of the training courses you've launched? Can you hear the collective groan when you launch that new compliance course? Is there anything that can be done about it
9 Tips To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development
MARCH 14, 2017
Employees are the ones who have to take your online training. So, it’s only fitting that they have a direct say in your online training initiatives. This article explores 9 ways that you can maximize employee involvement in online training development. How To Maximize Employee Involvement In Online Training Development. Many employees dread online training.
Virtual Reality in Corporate Training
MARCH 27, 2017
Earlier this year while visiting the Learning Technologies show in London, one thing that stood out for me was the advent of virtual reality (VR) on the corporate training scene. At least five different vendors on the exhibition floor had VR headsets to showcase their VR work in the training domain. eLearning augmented reality types of vr solutions use of vr Virtual reality virtual reality in corporate trainingReconfirming the trend, the […].
The Future of Learning is Not Training
The Peformance Improvement
JANUARY 25, 2017
Instead of jumping off the January 1 st starting line, we decided to wait and see what other people are predicting for corporate training and learning in 2017. Finally, training will focus on performance and not on smiles. Training and learning were predicated on the need to manage all those hands. (This post was co-authored with David Grebow.). 1] [link].  2] [link].
7 Tips to Make Your Compliance Online Training Courses Mobile
JUNE 7, 2016
Your employees probably aren't thrilled about your upcoming compliance online training course. In this article, I'll share 7 tips to help you turn your compliance online training or certification programs into mobile-friendly online training experiences. Mobile Learning Compliance Training Christopher PappasBy Guest Blogger Christopher Pappas / @cpappas.
[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course
Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download
The Business Case for Online Training
JANUARY 25, 2017
As proof we learned something, we filled out a work book for each section and signed it at the end to demonstrate that we’d completed the training. 3 days of soul crushing boredom; of not doing the job I was hired for; of various human resources staff being taken away from their daily jobs to put on this on-boarding and training course. Great. I remember nothing.
3 Free Apps for Supporting Learning After Training Events
FEBRUARY 17, 2017
The most important part of training is what happens AFTER the training. Reality (aka science) dictates that people can only ingest and retain so much information, regardless of how well-designed a learning activity may be. Therefore, L&D strategy cannot stop at delivery. Mobile Learning 50 Modern Blended Learning Blogs
The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
They don’t have the opportunity for proper training. Some of these aspects are difficult to tailor to every employee, but providing the necessary training shouldn’t be one of them. leave their jobs within the first year because of poor training. A study by professional services company Accenture proved that for each dollar you spend on training, there is a 353% ROI.
2017 ELearning & Training Conferences
JANUARY 4, 2017
It is a new year and that means there are some new elearning and training conferences you should mark on your calendars! You can find instructional design theory being discussed , new tech tools, technology trends, live-training tips, and so much more. 2017 ELearning & Training Conferences. February 15-17, 2017 … Training Conference & Expo. conferences elearnin
How to Choose Between On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training
A critical path decision for companies offering training and education services is whether to offer on-demand training, instructor-led training, or both. Each has its pros and cons, and will have different success rates depending on your organization's needs
5 Things Millennials Want From Training
JANUARY 7, 2014
Some older generations have trouble connecting with the younger workers who seem to have completely different desires and interests (emphasized and exaggerated in this fake training video). While millennials might not be… Continue Reading The post 5 Things Millennials Want From Training appeared first on Social Learning Blog.
Why Product Managers Should Include Training in Their Launch Plan
OCTOBER 25, 2016
Training. More Training. Most sales reps don’t receive sufficient training on new products they are expected to sell. However, the right training can make a significant impact on the success of your launch. We recommend a three-phase product launch training model: Product launch training examples. The training used a fun racing theme throughout.
eLearning & Training: How Long is Too Long?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
APRIL 23, 2014
Looking for instructor-led training on the top eLearning tools? We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We can also bring the same great training onsite to your facility. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Articulate Storyline Camtasia Captivate e-learning eLearning Online Training Storyline TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology TechSmith Camtasia Studio training UA User Assistance User Experience UX So how long is too long? Ummm, no.
Make Learners Care about Compliance Training
MARCH 10, 2016
Compliance training is a common use for elearning. All those policies and regulations that affect our businesses need to be trained. Unfortunately, compliance training is often just a content dump with a narrator basically reading the policy, followed by some multiple choice questions to see if learners remember what they heard 5 minutes earlier. Worst Case Scenario.
How to Create a Customer Training Strategy
Want to develop an effective customer training strategy for your organization? Download this guide to learn some simple steps you can follow to set your team up for success. Click to download
The Difference between Training and Development.
MAY 17, 2016
The words training and development are mostly used together in the corporate world and are seen as activities focused on improving the knowledge, performance and productivity of the employees. Training programs are organized by the organization to develop employees' knowledge and skills as per their job requirements. The post The Difference between Training and Development.
The Suspenseful Season Finale of Training
MARCH 15, 2017
And it may help explain why training, especially self-paced eLearning, is often considered dull. Curiosity, anticipation, suspense, and the like all go back to the concept of bringing emotion into training. But, like anything in training, it should only be used when it’s appropriate and beneficial. It’s the season finale of your favorite show. No, not a cliffhanger!
What You Need to Know About Software Training
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
It’s no surprise that software training is often delivered as eLearning. Technology changes constantly and providing computer program or mobile app training on the device it’ll be used on just makes sense. But software training and its associated screen caps also present some unique challenges and considerations, as well as opportunities. Challenges. Considerations.
The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training
FEBRUARY 17, 2016
Businesses primarily invest in extended enterprise training for three reasons – to make money, save money or reduce sales cycle times. Some firms have found that they can charge external users for their valuable training. For companies selling a product, training distributors and dealers in less time can result in new product sales sooner. Comes with Training Included.
Skill based learning – How it drives an organization’s performance
Training and learning organizations today play an active role in contributing to the bottom line of any organization by aligning their objectives to the immediate business objectives. This provides a solid ground for cost justification and encourages businesses to place training groups right where they should be, at the heart of a growing, thriving, learning culture
Our Top 5 Training & Development Webinars from 2015
DECEMBER 2, 2015
We teamed up with three of our favorite industry partners, Chief Learning Officer, LTEN and Training Magazine Network , to present webinars on a variety of training and learning topics. We show you how to develop product launch training that drives learner retention… while avoiding common mistakes along the way. Customer Training: Leading the Way in Innovation (LTEN Webinar).
Beyond Training: Three Models
The Peformance Improvement
APRIL 15, 2016
Organizational learning is so much more than training. Three models of learning convey the breadth of options that, depending on what an employee needs to learn, are more effective, cheaper, and easier to implement than formal training programs. The "50 Ways" includes training but also suggests many other options. One of these models I call “50 Ways to Lever Learning.”
Training: Live Training vs. eLearning. Which is Better?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
OCTOBER 10, 2014
With one day's work, I had trained hundreds of people. Nevertheless, asynchronous training has some pretty compelling advantages. But the reason I am thinking about all of this today is that I was recently asked how to show that live classroom training still has an advantage over eLearning. And now I was being asked to justify classroom training. My question for you this week is probably an old, familiar one, but one that comes up in both directions in the training world. Are there different reasons for different kinds of training? Will we ever?
Analyzing Workforce Data for Better Training
AUGUST 10, 2016
Training leaders need to know the influencers and experts that are the sources of information that influence performance. Brandy Parker explains how analyzing a network can improve coaching and training strategies. v=Ik9IyHUvrWc Informing Training by Analyzing Networks When organizations seek to improve performance, they need to understand how information flows. TM38S [link].
Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success
For example, your goal might be to hire and train three new service teams this year. training that employees can put to use immediately. Conduct Behavioral Interviews” and “Design Great Training.” The final product shows a direct link between the training and the goals of the. Secret 2: Use Action Mapping Target Specific Training Needs. training it needs.
5 Advantages of Face-to-Face Training
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 4, 2015
It is true that online training is more readily available and perhaps more convenient but in terms of efficiently learning, it may not be the best way to go yet. Face-to-face training is the traditional way and still has its strong foundations embedded into the learning process for many companies and institutions because of its clear advantages. Here are some of them: Networking.