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Set Your Employees Up for Success with Purposeful Training

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How can we create a culture in which our employees value training? “People love to say, “Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he’ll eat for a lifetime.”

To Train, or Not to Train?

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To train, or not to train? That is the question. You knew we were going there, right? Whether your business is just getting started or you’ve been in business for decades, the future success of your company is heavily determined by the health of your team.


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The Secret to Training Millennials

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While training in general presents speed bumps on occasion, training millennials begs for a unique path. Simply because there has never been a generation so entrenched in technology from day one. Not only does this keen awareness of technology make the millennial generation unique, it often confounds previous generations in comprehending how to communicate effectively. The challenge in communicating with millennials is no different from communicating with anyone else.

How to Measure the ROI of Your Training Program

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It’s been said that if you don’t have a goal, you’ll reach it every time. When it comes to your training program, the focus is on employee education and development. However, the end goal for your business is to achieve a profitable bottom line on your budget spreadsheet. Some aspects of employee training and development will provide more idealistic outcomes that are practically impossible to measure.

The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

Corporate Training: The Ins and Outs of a Successful Program

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The lasting success of any business depends largely on the success of its training program. A successful corporate training program rises and falls on whether a business offers its employees a learning format that they can quickly grasp; a program that teaches with methods and standards that encourage learning and enhance retention. It is essential to understand the ins and outs of what a successful training program entails.

12 Instructional Design Basics You Should Know

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Instructional designers are superheroes when it comes to merging learning principles with graphic design. To achieve your superhero status, make sure that you know how to apply these 12 instructional design basics. Cater to a Specific Audience.

Excavation Fatalities on the Rise

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Due to the increase in excavation deaths in 2022 – a reported 22 deaths in the first six months compared to 15 in all of 2021 – OSHA is cracking down on trench safety protocols. OSHA reported an incident in central Texas that motivated the organization to take action.

Microlearning’s Bite-Sized Training Modules Get Results

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Steak! When it’s grilled to perfection, it looks and smells wonderful! But have you ever taken too big of a bite and found yourself chewing and chewing. You literally bit off more than you could chew, and no matter what you did, the food simply wouldn’t go down.

How to Improve Employee Mental Health After COVID

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What challenges do companies face regarding employee mental health after the pandemic? The upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced changes in most areas of our lives and how we carry out our day-to-day business.

Using New Trends to Revive Your eLearning Strategy

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning

In this fireside chat, leading L&D expert Stephen Baer will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

How Coronavirus Has Changed Training

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The coronavirus pandemic has demanded a change in almost every area of our human existence. Changes in workplace learning are among those demands, and businesses must consider them if they expect to maintain pre-pandemic momentum.

Post-COVID Remote Workforce: New Stresses and Challenges

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Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past two years, it should be no surprise the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to make adjustments to ensure continued success.

Part 2 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Curriculum Creation and Assignment

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(Editor’s note: This is the second article in a six-part series on the six key factors to look for in an LMS.). In this second installment of our six-week blog series, we’ll discuss why curriculum creation and assignment are key features to look for in a Learning Management System (LMS).

Part 4 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Learning Modes

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(Editor’s note: This is the fourth article in a six-part series on the six key features to look for in an LMS.). As our six-part series develops, we’re examining another valuable key feature to look for in an LMS — learning modes.

The Next Level of Sales Enablement: Sales Content Management

Speaker: Deniz Olcay, Senior Director of Product Marketing, and Jake Miller, Senior Product Marketing Manager

In this value-packed webinar, Deniz Olcay and Jake Miller will unravel and debunk the top three SCM myths and explain how to get the most from your SCM solution.

Part 1 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Ease of Use

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There are multiple key features to look for when choosing an LMS that will enhance your training program.

Designing Instruction for Adult Learners

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Do you remember what learning was like when you were in high school and college? Teachers would give you assignments and then point you in the right direction. In general, you believed what your instructors told you, without question.

Signs That Your Employee Training Program Needs Improvement

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“If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” This famous quote by Zig Ziglar, legendary author, salesman, and motivational speaker, speaks volumes when it comes to employee training and development. What goals and expectations do you have in place for your training program?

ExxTend Learning Build 98 Now Available

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The development team at OverNite Software, Inc., is proud to announce the release of the latest version of the ExxTend Learning LMS. The Build 98 release contains software fixes and improvements. For more info or to schedule a demo of ExxTend Learning Build 98, please contact us.

Create Engaging Scenario-Based Training on ANY Budget

Speaker: Tim Buteyn - President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, Tim Buteyn of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions will explore how to optimize learner engagement with scenario-based training. You'll learn what makes up scenarios, how they benefit the learner, and why this is important to your organization. You'll also dive into real-world examples across a wide range of budgets and look at how typical training content can be completely transformed.

Increase Revenue with the Right Employee Training

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Businesses can depend on properly trained employee s to deliver high-quality performance and create increased revenue. With that being said, prioritizing professional development training strategies with an enterprising perspective will result in positive trends in your long-term profit margin.

How Learning Changes as We Age

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There are obvious advantages to being young — health, energy, stamina, flexibility, and being able to process and take action quickly are just a few. While some companies are bent on hiring younger adults, there are obvious advantages of hiring older employees.

Writing Better Questions to Assess Learning

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Are you a public school teacher or a college professor? Are you a safety instructor in an industrial setting? Or are you an instructional designer who writes eLearning courses for various types of businesses?

Instructional Design Principles Provide Methods to Avoid Madness

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“I have no idea where to begin!” ” How many times have you sat in front of a blank computer screen and pondered this thought? It is your job to write electronic learning (or eLearning) courses for students that you do not know personally and whom you will most likely never meet.

The L&D Strategy Roundtable

Speaker: Cara North - Learning & Development Consultant, Speaker, & Researcher | Maggie Quigley - Senior Account Executive for US Market Userlane

In this webinar, L&D professionals Cara North and Maggie Quigley will discuss the various factors that affect training and how you can stretch your budget to create an effective L&D program.

Part 6 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Classroom Management

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( Editor’s note: This is the sixth and final article in a six-part series on the six key features to look for in an LMS.). Whether cloud-based or in-house hosted, a key feature to look for in an LMS is its ability to provide useful classroom management.

Part 5 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Course Authoring Tool

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(Editor’s note: This is the fifth article in a six-part series on the six key features to look for in an LMS.).

The ABCs of Choosing the Right LMS

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A Google search for a Learning Management System (LMS) that fits your company’s needs will furnish you with a mind-blowing number of options to consider. Choosing the right LMS for your company’s training program might seem overwhelming, but we can help take some of the anxiety and guesswork out of the decision for you. Too often, training is not considered a priority and left as a back-burner budget item.

Why Customer Service is Just as Important as Software in the SaaS Business Model

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When researching and making decisions on software that fits your particular company’s needs, pay careful attention to the level of customer service you will be receiving. Top-notch software is important, but customer service is just as important in the SaaS (Software as a Service) business model. A company can provide amazing software, but if customer service is lacking, potential clients should look elsewhere.

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!

Why Companies Are Moving Away from Classroom Training

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For many, simply reading the word “classroom” might conjure up memories that are best left firmly settled in the cobwebs of history. While there are solid benefits of learning in a classroom setting, the needs of today’s training culture are not conducive to sitting in hard chairs with brain-numbing fluorescent lighting and hours upon hours of slide presentations.

How to Motivate and Inspire Your Employees Through Training

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Do you recall starting a new job or getting a promotion that came with a hefty learning curve and then being left to fend for yourself? Or perhaps you were only given the minimal tools you needed merely to get the job done?

“R.I.S.E.” to the Training Challenge: Why Boost Employee Training?

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As eLearning software finds a stable home in today’s workforce trends, sorting through the options can be challenging. Finding a program that meets the needs of your staff and affords a positive outcome to your budget’s bottom line becomes a vital opportunity to enrich your company’s future. LMS (Learning Management System) technology is a solution that comes in as a front-runner to tackling your current and long-term staff development concerns.

What is “training and development”?

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“Training and development” are commonly combined into the same category; however, while training and development conceptually make a great team, the two are not identical or even equal. They are more like siblings; related, better together, united by nature, yet wholly individual and unique.

Discover the Secrets to Creating More Meaningful Training Experiences

Speaker: David Kelly - CEO The Learning Guild & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer at Userlane

During this webinar, you will learn how to streamline your software training, boost ROI for your systems, and increase employee productivity.

Developing an Online Training Program for Employee Compliance

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Employee compliance is a major area of doing business that requires your focus. Being found noncompliant could potentially deconstruct everything you’ve spent precious resources to build. Developing employee compliance training programs should be considered, with all factors carefully weighed and measured.

OSI Team Celebrates with Our 2019 Fall Festival

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This past weekend, the OSI team came together at the Bar X Lake House to celebrate our annual Fall Festival. OSI employees came together to play games, win prizes and break bread with each other. Looking to work for a company that is committed to your work / life balance?

Effective training and employee engagement: How do they relate?

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The success of a business can rise and fall on how management chooses to train and engage their employees. When employees feel confident in their ability to do their job well, empowered, engaged, and included, everyone thrives, and the business prospers. Chick-fil-A ® places a high priority on training their employees and encouraging them to offer input. They employ people from the age of fifteen through retirement age.

Part 3 of 6: Key Features to Look for in an LMS: Tracking and Reporting

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(Editor’s note: This is the third article in a six-part series on the six key features to look for in an LMS.).

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Authentic eLearning Localization: Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

People prefer to learn in their native language, so localizing eLearning helps genuinely engage learners and gives them that much-needed sense of inclusion. In this exclusive webinar with Chris Paxton, learn how to ensure that authentic translation and localization work for your organization!