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Policy Management For HR Nerds…Wait…Am I Allowed To Say That?

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Policy Management For HR Nerds…Wait…Am I Allowed To Say That? Policy management is an absolutely crucial tool for human resource departments. Without it employees open themselves up to all kinds of potential lawsuits. Too many employees pull the ignorance clause on their company’s and then the HR department is struggling to provide the necessary documentation to legal counsel. According to the U.S.

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Avoiding Conflict by Building Positive Energy

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Conflict Resolution by Building Positive Energy. Conflict in the workplace is not a pleasant scenario. It breeds stress which breeds lack of productivity which in turn just hurts everything for your company. So what are you doing to build positive energy for your team? Building positive energy is a team effort. Leaving it up to one person typically never works because we all have good and bad days no matter who we are.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. When it comes to maximizing retention in the workplace, your overall efforts will yield its own measure in results. In Part 1 we talked about the overall learning culture that needs to be in place. In Part 2 we reviewed some of the core segments of training and learning that need to be in place whether it is instructor led or in an e-learning format. Part 3 is going to cover some of the basics of instructional design. Competency.

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Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

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Course Authoring Made Simple. Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses? Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses. If you are engaged in a highly robust project then perhaps you may need content of that caliber but for most of our elearning learners that is not necessary.

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Spaced Repetition: The Secret to Boosting Employee Performance and Business Growth

Unlock the power of spaced repetition to boost employee performance and drive business growth! Download the whitepaper for expert insights and practical tips.

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Yesterday’s Procrastination – Today’s Waste of Time

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Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday ~~ Don Marquis. This is one of my new favorite quotes. We are all guilty of procrastinating in one way or another. There may be parts of our job that we hate doing but we have no choice. We hate working on our taxes so we put it off until tomorrow. We may be assigned projects that just seem tantamount to climbing a mountain and so we say to ourselves: “I will do it tomorrow.” One thing is for certain, there are endless tomorrows.

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Multitasking and Time Management – Like Water and Oil

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Multitasking – The Challenge. I feel almost hypocritical writing a post about multitasking because I got as far as writing out the title and was distracted by numerous other items that popped up. Typical right? As much as we try to keep a paced work flow, there are always things that pop up that can interfere. There is a difference though between last minute items that can interfere with a task at hand and self-inflicted hyper-tasking and multitasking.

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Monday Morsels – Avoid Employee Lawsuits and Breaches In Security

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Monday Morsels. Security Breach Because of a Lack of Compliance Training. Is your company’s information protected? Is it secure? Do your employees know the security protocols for your organization? This morsel I read by Lowcards triggered some thoughts for me.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 1

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 1. There is a big difference between just scattering seeds on the ground and hoping to grow something versus taking the time to prepare the soil, add fertilizer, compost and then add the seeds. Even after that you work very hard to make sure the area retains the amount of sunshine and rain needed to make your seed turning into a thriving productive plant. Maximizing retention in e-learning is no different.

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Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment

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Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment. I dare anyone to challenge the inevitable fact that we all have days at times when our mood is less than pretty. As leaders it can be a struggle to inhibit outside influences that wreck havoc on our emotions. Here are just a few quick reminders on how to make sure we have a better day. Have a solid exercise routine. Exercise produces positive endorphins. The challenge…exercising.

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How to Buy Learning and Development in 2023

This 6-step strategy guide serves as a reference point for how CLOs and learning and development professionals can go about procuring L&D services and what things they should look out for.

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Creating Diversity in the Workplace

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With the world’s mobility and diversity increasing near-exponentially, it is vital for your company to understand how change can potentially serve your company’s interests. Throughout this workshop, we will begin to understand what exactly diversity and mobility are, and how they can create positive results for your work environment. Workshop Objectives: Explain the definition, terms and history of diversity.

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Combating Harassment in the Workplace

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Workplace Harassment can be based on a variety of factors that differ from one person to another, such as race, sex, and disability. This course will give you the tools necessary to recognize harassment in the workplace. Additionally, you will understand your rights and responsibilities under the law that protect you against unfair treatment. Lastly, the course will touch on safety in the workplace, an extremely important element to any organization.

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Civility In The Workplace

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While a training program on workplace manners and courtesy may seem like overkill, the reality is that rudeness is an epidemic that can cost industries millions per year. To address the growing problem of incivility in the work setting, this workshop introduces the concept of civility, its importance to a company, as well as its typical causes and effects.

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Creating Training Webinars

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Creating a Great Webinar: Webinars are staples of any modern business. Anyone can create a webinar and reap the rewards. When webinars are professionally done, they can increase your customer base and grow the knowledge of your brand. On the other hand, webinars that are badly done can diminish your reputation. By following the advice in the course, you will understand the necessary steps to create a successful webinar.

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Is Your L&D Organization Future-Proof?

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Ed.D., Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

If the recent past has taught us anything, it's that L&D organizations need to be nimble, quick, and able to react to both foreseen and unforeseen threats in order to be successful. That means looking to the convergence of technology, learning, and business needs so you can make intelligent, informed decisions regarding both your future and the future of your organization.

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Preventing Workplace Violence

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Workplace harassment is illegal and destructive to any organization, therefore it is important to treat everyone in the workplace with respect and dignity. Not only must workplace harassment be identified, but it must also be discouraged and prevented to maintain a healthy work environment. If left unchecked, harassment can escalate into violence, so workplace harassment training is essential to the welfare of all businesses and their employees.

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Personal Branding

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In the information age, personal branding is necessary for the success of any company or individual. Failing to manage personal branding can lead to misinformation about you or your company becoming public. Taking control of your public image is no longer an option. Identifying and using the tools that affect personal branding correctly will ensure that the public sees the image that you want them to see. A positive brand is necessary for success. Workshop Objectives: Define your image.

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Telework and Telecommuting

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For some people, working from home can seem like a dream opportunity. But they may not realize that this kind of position comes with a great amount of responsibility and challenges. Since these employees are not working in a centralized office, they may have the advantage of having flexible schedules and shorter or no commute. However, they can have disadvantages when it comes to receiving feedback and being able to communicate with teammates.

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Trade Show Staff Training

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Being a part of a trade show can be a wise investment for any company. But preparation is important because it can ‘make or break’ how well you succeed during the show. Employees must realize that they are acting as a representative for the company and should be knowledgeable of its products and services. Preparing your staff for the trade show is a big job, so get started early! Workshop Objectives for Trade Show Staff Training: Recognize effective ways of preparing for a trade show.

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Your Expert Guide to Working With LMS Sales Reps

Considering moving to or improving your training online? Here’s a helpful guide to prepare you to talk to all those LMS salespeople. Arm yourself with the right info, and ask the right questions to ensure you find your best partner-in-training.

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Why Microlearning is so….wait.what did you say?

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Microlearning and its Impact. Microlearning is important to all learners. It’s not: Microlearning is so important to learners of all ages and backgrounds because of its ability to send short bursts of…. Keep it simple. Keep it short. In a previous article we talked about some simple video tools to make content. Do not make your content with the “Gone With The Wind” approach because that is literally how much your learners will retain. Deliver course content with a bang. Make it memorable.

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The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2

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The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2. Producing voice overs is an acquired skill. Just because you talk all day does not mean that you are fully qualified for voice overs. As a matter of fact in part 1 of this series we referenced the fact that when we hear our own voice it can be quite disconcerting. You can quickly isolate the imperfections in your voice quality.

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Love of Learning – Philomath

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Love of Learning – Philomath. When in our lifetime can the love of learning ever stop? The answer should be never. Why do we have moments throughout our life where we cringe at having to learn something? More than likely we truly have not discerned the benefits. Here are some examples: You are about 3-5 years old and your parents want you to learn how to clean your room. At that age you see no benefits to learning how to do this task.

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Leadership Versus Pacification – Where’s The Balance?

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Leadership Versus Pacification. This is one of those topics that I affectionately label as “ponderous” The definitions stand for themselves. Leadership means “to lead” or the action of leading a group of people. Pacification means “to pacify” or literally “to negotiate” The question is, where’s the balance? Should there even be pacification? Leadership means you have to make decisions all of the time.

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Guide: Your Talent Acquisition Roadmap for 2023

Updated with the latest labor market data for 2023, our popular annual roadmap offers a look at this new era of recovery recruiting. In it, we explore the seasonal cycles of TA and offer strategies to ensure competitive victory in hiring year-round.

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Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment

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Remaining Positive In A Non-Positive Environment. I dare anyone to challenge the inevitable fact that we all have days at times when our mood is less than pretty. As leaders it can be a struggle to inhibit outside influences that wreck havoc on our emotions. Here are just a few quick reminders on how to make sure we have a better day. Have a solid exercise routine. Exercise produces positive endorphins. The challenge…exercising.

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The Reality of Stress and How To Manage It

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Stress Management. Stress Management and the Vicious Cycle. Stress management came be such a vicious cycle. Most of us may deal with a typical scenario like this: 5:00 am – Time to wake up and get the kids ready for school. 7:30 am – Hit the road and sit in brutal traffic for an hour and a half….try try to handle some phone calls, emails while you are on the way.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. When it comes to maximizing retention in the workplace, your overall efforts will yield its own measure in results. In Part 1 we talked about the overall learning culture that needs to be in place. In Part 2 we reviewed some of the core segments of training and learning that need to be in place whether it is instructor led or in an e-learning format. Part 3 is going to cover some of the basics of instructional design. Competency.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 2

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. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 2. In part 1 of this series we spoke about the need to “prepare the soil” and the need to develop the overall company culture. We are going to continue with the preparation analogy as we move into determining learning plans and competencies for your various job titles. There are a couple of stages to consider as you map out your learning plans. Let’s begin. Compliance Training. This is absolutely fundamental.

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Onboarding Retrospective - A Different Path to Better Onboarding Experiences

Speaker: Carrie Missele - Practice Lead, Learning and Development at Inspirant Group

In this webinar, Carrie Missele will walk you through the process of developing an effective onboarding program that leads to a happy a happy new hire!

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 1

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 1. There is a big difference between just scattering seeds on the ground and hoping to grow something versus taking the time to prepare the soil, add fertilizer, compost and then add the seeds. Even after that you work very hard to make sure the area retains the amount of sunshine and rain needed to make your seed turning into a thriving productive plant. Maximizing retention in e-learning is no different.

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Please Hold Still While I Punch You

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Punching People Can Get You Fired. Are you feeling angry? Or do you feel hostility radiating from your coworkers? The world is more stressful than ever these days. I struggle to even watch the news in the morning because it messes with my zen. It can be difficult to keep the fears and frustrations of day to day affairs from crossing over to the work environment. Dealing with office issues whether in a small business environment or large, can be very stressful.

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Simple Video Production Apps for Course Authoring

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Course Authoring Made Simple. Stumped with where to begin with video production for your courses? Do not feel you need to be a professional videographer or a production professional in order to generate video content for your online courses. If you are engaged in a highly robust project then perhaps you may need content of that caliber but for most of our elearning learners that is not necessary.

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Please Hold Still While I Punch You

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Punching People Can Get You Fired. Are you feeling angry? Or do you feel hostility radiating from your coworkers? The world is more stressful than ever these days. I struggle to even watch the news in the morning because it messes with my zen. It can be difficult to keep the fears and frustrations of day to day affairs from crossing over to the work environment. Dealing with office issues whether in a small business environment or large, can be very stressful.

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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Avoiding Conflict by Building Positive Energy

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Conflict Resolution by Building Positive Energy. Conflict in the workplace is not a pleasant scenario. It breeds stress which breeds lack of productivity which in turn just hurts everything for your company. So what are you doing to build positive energy for your team? Building positive energy is a team effort. Leaving it up to one person typically never works because we all have good and bad days no matter who we are.

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Why Microlearning is so….wait.what did you say?

Edmego Learning

Microlearning and its Impact. Microlearning is important to all learners. It’s not: Microlearning is so important to learners of all ages and backgrounds because of its ability to send short bursts of…. Keep it simple. Keep it short. In a previous article we talked about some simple video tools to make content. Do not make your content with the “Gone With The Wind” approach because that is literally how much your learners will retain. Deliver course content with a bang. Make it memorable.

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Business Acumen

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Many people believe you are born with business acumen, which is loosely defined as the ability to assess an external market and make effective decisions. Knowing what is necessary to navigate and create a successful business seems innate for certain people. For example, Steve Jobs showed great business acumen. Fortunately, it is possible for the rest of us to improve business acumen. The right training combined with experience will improve your business savvy.

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Business Acumen

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Many people believe you are born with business acumen, which is loosely defined as the ability to assess an external market and make effective decisions. Knowing what is necessary to navigate and create a successful business seems innate for certain people. For example, Steve Jobs showed great business acumen. Fortunately, it is possible for the rest of us to improve business acumen. The right training combined with experience will improve your business savvy. Employee Training Courses

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.