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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.

Transform Your Classroom with Apple

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

Apple empowers educators and students by design. In our webinar, we’ll explain how to make the best use of Apple devices in your classroom, and the tools and resources you need for success.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

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.

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 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.

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?

Keeping Students Safe and Productive on Devices

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, we’ll explore the full range of Jamf education products to protect students, including quick and easy tools for IT admins, powerful apps for teachers to ensure student safety anywhere, and parental engagement tools.

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.

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.

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?

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

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.

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.

The Best Ways to Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School

Speaker: Aaron Webb, Jamf

In our webinar, How to Best Use Managed Apple IDs at Your School, hear the real-world experience of Steven Palomo, IT Director at Beverly Public Schools, regarding how he successfully managed his entire tech stack.

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.

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.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

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.

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.

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

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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OverNite Software at Clean Gulf 2019 Conference and Exhibition

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On October 28-31, OverNite Software exhibited at the Clean Gulf 2019 Conference and Exhibition show in New Orleans. Thanks to all who came to see us at our booth to learn about ExxTend Learning LMS and the excellent content OSI offers. Sales Representative Elliot Rowe had the following to say about the event. ” Great opportunity to educate the industry on more convenient training methods.

OverNite Software at the ExxonMobil United Way Golf Tournament

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Just a few weeks ago, OverNite Software proudly sponsored the 2019 ExxonMobil Upstream/Global Projects United Way Golf Tournament. As a hole sponsor, we were able to meet up with the golfers in the tournament, providing them with much-needed refreshments and cooling towels. It was great to support a local worthy cause. Check out some of the fun we had! The post OverNite Software at the ExxonMobil United Way Golf Tournament appeared first on OverNite Software, Inc.

ExxTend Learning Build 97 Released

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OverNite Software, Inc., is proud to announce the release of our latest iteration of the ExxTend Learning LMS. This iteration is a comprehensive release that has been in the works by the ExxTend Learning team. Build 97 builds upon Build 96, which was released earlier this year, by adding new features and fixes. Lead ExxTend Learning Developer, Kevin Cromwell, had this to say regarding this new release: In our latest release, the Curriculum Management feature has been improved.

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Technology to Support and Empower Users With Disabilities

There is an increasing global focus on accessibility for students in school. When combined with a device management system such as Jamf Pro or Jamf School, the sky’s the limit. Learn how Apple and Jamf can support disabled users in your school.