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How Much Does it Really Cost to Train an Employee?

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We’ve heard the numbers before: The average company spends around $1,208 per employee per year on training costs. But that statistics can be misleading, especially when company size and industry come into play.

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The 2018 eLearning Trends You Can Expect To See & What You Need To Know

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“The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage in the future.” Arie De Geus. One Spring day, Elon Musk and Warren Buffet were bickering , as billionaires often do, about which types of investments are the most profitable.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

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In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same.

Gamification: The Power of Gaming Features in Corporate eLearning

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What is Gamification Training? Gamification training, one of the hottest trends in corporate eLearning, is the use of game play elements in a learning experience. While games have enormous power, they aren’t the teacher!

[Webinar] How Zenefits Uses a Customer Enablement Tech Stack to Drive Adoption

The Education Services team at Zenefits was looking to provide easily accessible and immediately usable education offerings to drive customer adoption and engagement. The company addressed this challenge by connecting the technologies powering its training, support and customer advocacy programs into an ecosystem for customer enablement. This ecosystem has made it simpler for customers to onboard, and for the Zenefits team to maximize and measure the net impact of their initiatives. In this session, Melanie Gallo, Senior Director of Education Services at Zenefits, will team up with Skilljar to share learnings and best practices from their experience in creating this customer enablement ecosystem.

What is Blended Learning? The Guide to Everything You Need to Know

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You’ve likely heard of a lot of buzzing in the corporate world about Blended Learning and aren’t quite sure how or where to start with this concept. A vast majority of the research done with Blending Learning pertains to the K-12 educational space.

Fix Those Pesky Digital Learning Quality Assurance Pain Points

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Any learning or product administrator can tell you a scary story about a time when glitches, grammar, design, and function served as a foil to their learners.

More Than Ping Pong: Employee Benefits That Actually Work

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It’s a startup tale as old as time: a new company gets funding. The New company overspends funding on unnecessary stuff (i.e. employee benefits that don’t work). The New company loses funding and becomes a Silicon Valley cautionary tale.

If Personalized Learning is the Journey, then Adaptive Learning is the Waze App

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Personalized Learning vs. Adaptive Learning. Imagine you wanted to take a road trip from San Diego to San Francisco, about 500 miles. Before setting off, you want to know how long it will take and the best way to go. You open your Waze app and the GPS locates you, highlighting several routes.

A Digital Learning Experience About Great Digital Learning Experience Design

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The post A Digital Learning Experience About Great Digital Learning Experience Design appeared first on eLearning Mind. Building A Learning Culture Engage and Retain Learning and Development

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

Mentor, Coach, Advocate: Why Leaders Spending Time with Their Employees Pays Off

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Spending time with employees pays off—not just for them, but for the leaders and the entire organization. The question of how much time can be explored in a Fast Company post, “Why Managers Should Spend Exactly 6 Hours A Week With Each Employee.”

What EdTech Investments Teach Us About the eLearning Industry

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As far as the education technology industry is concerned, there were a lot of years where it stayed on the backburner. While companies plowed their money into marketing or software, training was usually deemed sufficient with a few videos or a long-suffering module that hadn’t been updated in years.

How to Attract and Retain Millennials in the Workplace

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Corporations, desperate for skilled labor, are searching all over the world for anyone who can think outside the box. The problem is, all of the ping pong tables, free lunches, and incentives in the world may attract the top talent, but it doesn’t make them stay.

Creative Slump Got You Down? 3 Surprising Ways to Spark Inspiration

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Anyone working in a creative capacity has been subject to the dreaded mental block. No matter what you do, inspiration is hard to find and you can wind up feeling like you’re stuck in a rut.

[Webinar] Driving Customer Health Through Education

How actionable is your customer education data? And are you combining it with other business metrics to uncover the impact of your training program? Innovative Education Services teams are integrating their Customer Training Platform (CTP) and CRM systems to uncover valuable insights, and answer mission-critical business questions. Join Skilljar and Pat Durante, President of the Computer Education Management Association and Senior Director, Technical Enablement at Talend for a Q&A webinar exploring the intersection of customer health and education.

4 Ways to Design Learning Spaces That Foster Engagement

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We’ve talked about the best way to create a personal learning environment and how to create a company culture that embraces training. But when talking about actual, physical space, the discussion shifts a little.

3 Reasons Epic Fails Happen in Corporate L&D

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You did the research. You created the content. You even got people to take your course. But it still wasn’t a success. Forgetful learners, unenthused managers, and a lack of engagement caused your training session to fall flat. Insanity is often defined as doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results each time. If your training is ineffectual, you know all too well how exhausting it can be to plan and prep, only to have it become a total dud for your purposes.

Netflix and Training: How to Create Binge-Worthy Digital Learning

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By now, Netflix has successfully made it from Blockbuster disruptor to a cultural phenomenon. From original series to all of your old favorites, the sheer availability of entertainment is part of the appeal.

This is What Google is Doing to Reinvent Their Certification Course

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Think about the time you took the written test for your driver’s license: You were probably nervous, with the sweaty palms and weak knees to prove it.

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

Creating a Personalized Learning Environment

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Most people are accustomed to getting things just the way they like them. From ordering a burger – hold the onions – to queuing up a list of saved TV shows on their DVR, preferences essentially predict the outcome for choice after choice each day.

Africa Rising: How eLearning is Elevating Education in the World’s Fastest-Growing Market

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Coding Is Now For Everyone: How All Your Employees Can Be Coders

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GE CEO Jeff Immelt made waves when he announced in late 2016 that every new GE hire–whether they’re in marketing, product design, programming, operations, finance, or any number of the tech giant’s departments–would learn to code as part of their onboarding process. But why?

Mindful Eating: Eating Mindfully by Minding What You Eat

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The average adult human has a sustained attention span of 20 minutes, but some researchers are saying that’s been reduced to 5 minutes , with the internet to blame. If you’ve got a particularly long training session or meeting coming up, your brain needs all the help it can get. Mindful eating.

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3 Reasons to Prioritize On-Demand Customer Training

How can you provide a great onboarding experience while keeping up with a growing customer base? By leveraging on-demand training. This guide describes three benefits of adding on-demand training to your onboarding process. Click here to download.

You Use Information Skimming to Avoid Drowning in Data

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We may be living in the Information Age, but most of us can’t conceive how massively informative it really is. The Internet is growing at a rate of 3.7% per quarter, for a conservative estimate of 330.6M top level domains by Q1 2017.

5 Things You Should Know to Launch Your Course on Your LMS

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There’s nothing quite as heartbreaking as assuming that your course is ready for launch, only to find out that errors and bugs are standing between the learners and the information they need.

How Learning and Development Can Help You Bridge the Corporate Cliques

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As digital learning professionals, we’ll admit it: those who work in corporate training aren’t usually seen as the “cool kids in class.” As part of HR, learning and development can sometimes get an inherently negative reputation based on employee experiences with HR in the past.

Using the Right eLearning Development Tools for Your Audience

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If having the right tools didn’t matter, we’d all brush our teeth with hammers. No-brainer decisions between hammers and toothbrushes are nice, but life doesn’t work like that. If you believe Google (as we all do), you can end up with over 30 different hammers for one basic function—nail—in.

Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

5 Reasons the Military is Switching to mLearning

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When you think of military boot camp, you probably envision drill sergeants, along with plenty of blood, sweat, and tears. But don’t forget that not all military training is done on a muddy field.

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Discover the Right Way to Choose A Voiceover for Your Digital Learning

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Voiceovers are a lot like design: you only really notice it when it’s bad. That’s because a good voiceover is so seamless that it becomes an integral part of your digital learning, instead of sticking out like a sore thumb.

Raising the Bar for Multigenerational Training

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Millennials are used to having access to top-level multimedia, so low-level training and eLearning simply won’t fly. However, just adopting a millennial approach to training might not benefit all generations in the workplace. Once upon a time, low-level content was the norm for corporate training.

Bargain Shopping for eLearning? Why Off-the-Shelf Isn’t Always the Best Deal

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If you love a good deal, the idea of purchasing off-the-shelf training programs for your company can definitely sound appealing. From a low per-person price to promises of big returns, a savvy shopper might be swayed into nabbing more generic content for the right price.

Top E-Learning Software - Recommendations and Pricing

Zero in on the best E-Learning software for your company. Get expert recommendations and pricing comparisons based on your specific needs.

Three Ways to Use Animation In eLearning

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Albert Einstein famously said, “If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you don’t understand it yourself.” This quote is at the heart of teaching: whether your concept is theoretical physics or how to sell more product—break it down into simple, engaging components.