Use These KPIs To Measure Training Effectiveness


HR managers face a tough dilemma when it comes to employee training, education, and development. On the one hand, learning is linked to engagement in the workplace. After all, if employees feel like they are progressing and gaining new skills or knowledge from a job, they will be more likely to work hard and stick around.

Taking Learning To The Next Level With Gamification


How does your business motivate employees during training and development processes

Proving Learning Value Is Hard But Not Impossible


In some companies, championing a learning culture can be a tiring process. CEOs, leaders, and stakeholders want to know the ROI of something that is not easy to define or measure sometimes. Trying to reduce learning to a monetary amount can seem like an impossible task

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Profit And Engagement Through Employee Journey Mapping


Someone from your leaves. Then another. And another. You were thinking you were doing fine, right? Well hello there false sense of security. Sucker punched to the gut. Whenever this happens I can never really quite shake off the feeling of me being fired as a manager. I’ve lost many great people over the course of my career which working on different teams. If you are like me, you probably had to take some time to think about why they left. Sometimes it takes me quite a while to figure it out.

Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. Before investing in an LMS, it’s important to understand which type of tool would be a good fit for your use case.

10 Interesting Workplace Learning Facts (Infographic)


Over the past few years, workplace learning has grown in popularity as organizations have become aware of the need to train and retain top talent. The increased interest in organizational learning and knowledge was stimulated by the rise of the Millennial generation and the fast evolution of technology

Does Your Talent Management Strategy Support Millennials?


I’m a Millennial but I don’t like to be called that. Or to be put into categories and buckets. Like many of my friends and colleagues, I’ve read too many opinions on who we are and how we should be treated. But this is not an article about stereotypes or about a generation like any other - this is about the majority of the workforce and how companies can create a talent management strategy to support us

Attending A Conference? Step Up Your Learning With These Tips


What do you get from attending a conference that you can't get by taking a class, reading a book, watching a video, having a discussion over email with someone or discussing something on social media? The answer is simple: you get to learn in a new environment and connect with people who can help shape new perspectives

Can Learning Help Increase Employee Engagement?


Most business owners and managers would concede that employee engagement is instrumental to employee retention. You’d see a similar consensus concerning the value of employee retention in general. According to the Center for American Progress , the costs of employee turnover can range from 16% to 213%, depending on the level of employee and the skill and complexity of the job at hand.

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Make Learning Stick Using Microlearning


When you’re managing a training program you’re focused on delivering a package of information that can provide a strong base for anyone attending the training. Your training agenda has a well-defined structure with a succession of ideas and resources that come together to ensure learning. For employees however, the process is more of a “I want to know X specific thing to use in Y specific aspect of my work.” More often than not, learners don’t need all of that content.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

4 Ways to Ensure Learning Transfer


For HR managers, one of the most difficult parts of the job is balancing the need for talent development with the number-crunching expectations of CEOs, company leaders, and stakeholders. Investing in ongoing training and development is an effective way to make sure that employees feel like they are valued and that they are growing and progressing with your business.

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The Learning Process Built For Profit


When companies invest in training they not only want their employees to learn more and gain new skills but they want those new skills to translate into profits

How to Create an In-House Training Plan for Your Team


So you’ve gotten the approval to create an in-house training plan. Congrats! That’s an impressive feat just by itself. But now you actually have to figure out how to develop it

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The Neuroscience of Peer Learning


The good news is that more and more businesses are recognizing the importance of ongoing employee learning and development (L&D)—not just for increase capability and productivity, but also for employee engagement and retention. The bad news is that many companies are neglecting one of the most important parts of the L&D landscape: peer learning. Indeed, not all learning opportunities have to come from classes, seminars, or other outside development programs.

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Learning By Doing With Digital Guidance

With learning becoming a critical piece to success, it is imperative for enterprises to adopt an integrated learning approach that is aligned with employee expectations. Download the White Paper now to get started!

Need New Skills? Upgrade Your Learning by Unlearning First


As the world becomes more complex, the workplace does as well. Leaders and managers want employees who have general knowledge about various topics, not just a set of specialized skills. This type of knowledge requires employees to gain knowledge quickly and efficiently. For many people, this is easier said than done. Jobs require us to learn various skills related to topics that may not be in our fields. For example, many jobs make use of technology in some way.

Disengaged Employees? Send Them To Learning Bootcamp


Have you ever thought about how many disengaged employees you have and what their impact on your revenue has been? By some estimates companies lose between 20 and 25% of their revenue each year due to disengaged employees. Many companies underestimate how many disengaged employees they have, but according to the 2016 Udemy Workplace Boredom Study almost half of full-time employees in the US (43%) are disengaged and 51% feel this way at least half the time

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9 Myths and Truths about Employee Training Programs


Learning can be one of the best ways to improve your life and job performance. But the problem is that many employee training programs are sometimes doomed from the start

Leveraging E-Learning for Sales Enablement


What does your organization do for sales enablement? If you are like many sales-driven businesses, you focus on in-person training or on-the-job shadowing. From classroom presentations to day-long experiences where trainees watch more seasoned salespeople in action, there are many ways to push sales enablement through training

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[Webinar] The New Formula for Customer Onboarding

When it comes to customer onboarding, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach, but that shouldn’t stop you from forming an effective onboarding strategy. Register for this free webinar with Adam Avramescu of Checkr, and Linda Schwaber-Cohen of Skilljar to learn about the key business characteristics to evaluate before building great customer education offerings.

Learn Smarter, not Harder: The Benefits of Social Learning


When people in companies want to learn something new, they often look online or sign up for a learning course. Many people don’t think of the most common form of learning when they want to learn something new: social learning. This type of learning has been around ever since humanity first started passing on skills. In today’s technological world, social learning has evolved from being only face-to-face to being online

11 Best TEDTalks About Company Learning


If we look at company learning resources online, there is a lot of information out there. So much so that it can be confusing. TED Talks are a great way to organize your learning and help share what you have learned with your team members. These talks are some of my favorite ones on learning and organizational development. What better way to inspire people than to learn and then pass on that excitement?

The Definition of Learning Has Changed


In most areas of the world, technology probably changes faster than people do. That means that organizations need to have ways of managing these changes while trying to stay up-to-date

4 Best Practices for Shared Team-Learning


Much of today’s organizational work is knowledge-based. Employees need to hone their skills and upgrade their know-how to become more productive. This can be easily done through shared team-learning. However, much knowledge within an organization often remains unshared

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

A well-designed learning curriculum develops and nurtures skills needed to achieve organizational and business goals with the most effective and engaging set of experiences. This ebook outlines 5 critical steps to develop learning solutions that will help you achieve the most ambitious objectives.

Fast Learning Finds to Take You to the Next Level


Everything seems faster these days. We need to produce more and do more in less time. We need to get everywhere faster. Even the internet is not fast enough for us sometimes

How The Individual Learning Plan Benefits Everyone


Learning is not something new; humans have been doing it for millennia. But the way we learn has changed as society has changed

How Adaptive Learning Improves Professional Development


When looking at the $350 billion that is spent on learning and training every year around the world, there are some figures that state 45% of that learning is scrap. By other estimates, the number is as high as 80

The Key Elements Of An Agile Learning Strategy


Creating an agile learning environment is no easy task. But in this current state of the business world, flexibility and agility are necessary to survive. Not all companies have the learning initiatives in place to cope. In fact, only 17% of companies surveyed in a recent study stated they manage change effectively. Only 30% have change management and learning and development teams in place to support employees adapt to change

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Knowing what you need from an eLearning authoring tool can be hard, especially when there are so many options on the market. gomo’s new ebook aims to save you time and hassle by identifying 12 must-have authoring tool features.

21 Interesting Facts about Organizational Learning


One of the many benefits of the digital age is the availability of information. In any given industry, we are now able to benchmark and analyze trends, acknowledge success stories and build on what others have discovered

How to Structure an Employee Learning Plan


Many people mistakenly assume that their days of learning are over when they finish school and enter the job market, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a person’s ability to learn and incorporate new knowledge is one of their most vital assets at any given point in their careers, no matter what they do for a living. You'll hear m any people talk about the importance of having a plan for your development, but no one really tells you how to create one. Until now.

6 Lessons Pixar Can Teach Us About Company Learning


Admit it, you have cried during basically every Pixar movie. When Andy gave up Woody in Toy Story 3. When Carl and Ellie share their last words in Up. When Wall-e longingly watches clips of old romantic musicals. When Sully says goodbye to Boo. We’ll stop there. We actually want you to read the rest of this article

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11 Technology Trends in LMS


As learning will continue to be a crucial aspect of organizations into the foreseeable future, systems that manage that learning or LMS, will be even more important

How to Use Customer Training Data to Make Better Business Decisions

You may think customer training is crucial to the success of your organization, but do you have the data to prove it? Download the guide now, and learn how to prove the value of your customer training programs.