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Leverage Your LMS in Employee Onboarding

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When you show up at a party, you want to feel welcomed. It’s the same when you start a new job. Onboarding is a company’s way of helping people know why they’re there, connect with other people and make them want to stay.

3 Ways to Bolster a Culture of Learning at Work

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Mercer’s 2019 Global Talent Trends study found that 73% of executives predict significant industry disruption in the next three years. Your company can be caught in the wake of that disruption or be the leader that affects change.

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3 Common Employee Onboarding Pitfalls

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New hires often fall into two buckets during onboarding: They’re either bored without enough to do or “drinking from a fire hose,” drowning in information. Your goal is to find the right balance between these two scenarios.

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Improving Employee Satisfaction Through Learning

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Organizations have many choices when considering how to invest their human resources budget to engage employees. But not all investments are equal when it comes to employee satisfaction; the opportunity to develop ranks among the highest, according to a LinkedIn survey.

Digital Learning Tips and Tricks from Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Join "Brain Lady" Margie Meacham for a quick-paced review of the latest tips and tricks as revealed by neuroscience. Learn how the brain works - and, in doing so, discover how to make your training stand out amidst the daily clutter of the online experience.

How to Assemble an LMS Implementation Dream Team

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Launching a new learning management system takes careful planning, including the assembling of a dream team of superstars who will make the implementation happen smoothly and efficiently. If you’re a small organization, your internal dream team may be a mighty party of one.

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The Power of Purpose Driven Learning

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Amid the change and uncertainty of the current world of work, employees crave understanding about how their efforts impact the company and the world around them.

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When Are Different Corporate Learning Methods Most Appropriate?

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An exciting feature of supporting corporate learning in our time is the variety of methods and techniques we have at our disposal. From traditional training to online courses to learning in the flow of work , each method has its own advantages and disadvantages.

How a Training Management System Fosters Consistent Learning Outcomes

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Learning is the top leadership challenge, according to Deloitte’s “ 2019 Global Human Capital Trends ” study. Executives know that consistent learner experiences are the foundation of performance.

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Supercharge Corporate Training Goals to Drive Success

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Most executives would eagerly adopt a strategy that would empower employees to feel—and be—more productive, more engaged and more successful. You can accomplish all of that while also keeping top performers motivated and reducing turnover with one simple approach: Offer training.

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.

Prevent Employee Burnout With Flexibility, Learning Culture

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An occupational hazard getting attention from the World Health Organization (WHO) could target an organization’s highest performers: Employee burnout. A phenomenon that results from chronic workplace stress, according to the WHO, burnout is not considered a medical condition.

Overcoming Performance Bias in Employee Promotions

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Today, workplaces are more diverse than ever. With four generations in the workforce, all with differing backgrounds and life and job experiences, human resources and corporate management need to be aware of how performance bias creeps into their workday.

Bridge the Women and Leadership Gap With Mentors, Training

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Companies with more female executives and board members tend to enjoy better performance and are more profitable than those without women in the C-suite, according to a global survey conducted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

3 Types of LMS Mobile Application Branding

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Given the nature of the modern learner, it’s imperative to provide access to eLearning via mobile devices. The typical approach is making the LMS interface responsive, which means it will work equally well on a PC screen or a mobile device.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

Strengthen new employees and develop existing teams with Lessonly’s Employee Training Playbook.

Creativity in the Workplace, Part 2: How to Teach Creativity

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The benefits of creativity are clear: Companies regarded as creative lead competitors and peers in key metrics, like revenue growth and market share. And, according to LinkedIn Learning’s “ 2019 Workplace Learning Report ,” executives see the value.

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Build Your Learning Technology Fan Club With These User Adoption Tips

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It’s an exciting day when your learning technology gets installed. Whether you’re replacing an existing learning management system or starting fresh, your success will depend on how you demonstrate its benefits to your staff. Here’s how to get your workforce to log on and learn.

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Solve Compliance Training Issues With These 3 Gamification Techniques

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Compliance training makes up 12% of an organization’s learning programs, according to the “ ATD 2018 State of the Industry ” report.

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How to Get Executive Buy-In for New LMS Technology

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As a hiring manager, you know a good learning management system fulfills compliance obligations, develops skills, enforces best practices and may even be a solution to the engagement and retention dilemma.

View from the Learner's Perspective: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Lonna Jobson, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Learners make an investment when they participate in learning initiatives - an investment that is often overlooked. Their schedules, priorities, and even their colleagues’ schedules are impacted. The Triple Bottom Line of Learning acknowledges the learner as a crucial stakeholder in the learning process. Join Miriam Taylor and Lonna Jobson of Inno-Versity as they continue in this series by looking at eLearning from the learner's perspective!

Ignite Crowdsourced Learning for These 3 Business Benefits

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Only half of employees say their company listens to their ideas for improving business outcomes, according to Mercer’s “ 2019 Global Talent Trends Report.”

How to Design Cybersecurity Training for Employees: 4 Best Practices

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An incredible 35% of data breaches are caused by human error, according to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner. In some industries, such as health care, over half of breaches are caused by insider error.

How to Motivate Employees: How Productive Is Your Team?

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If your organization is facing productivity issues, it may not be a question of how to motivate employees. It could be strategic misalignment or a business case for learning and development. More than half of employees lack clarity around performance goals, according to Mercer.

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Use Customer Service Training to Prepare for Problem Solving

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Providing an outstanding customer experience is always a top goal at any company. But some customers are challenging: They’re having a tough day; they’re impatient; technology has them flustered.

View from the Learning Team: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Andrea Mikulenas, Instructional Design Team Lead, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

As a learning leader, you are regularly faced with a dilemma: prioritize the needs of the learners, or succumb to the budgetary demands and deadlines of the C-suite? This proverbial tug-of-war is a constant in learning development - but it doesn't have to be. Join Miriam Taylor and Andrea Mikulenas of Inno-Versity as they dive into the second layer of the Triple Bottom Line of eLearning – the Learning Leaders!

Improve Compliance Training Results With the Right LMS Strategy

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When the time of year rolls around for a compliance training renewal, you should have peace of mind that it will resonate with employees and shape their behavior in the way intended.

4 Steps to Preparing Your LMS Content for Flash Course Conversion

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If you made your eLearning courses before 2016, chances are the end of Flash® Player is already impacting how your LMS courses are performing. That’s because while Adobe is set to end Flash at the end of 2020, browsers have already been pulling support.

3 Outcomes of Reverse Mentoring

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It might be time to update the prevailing image of mentorship. While mentoring roles of the past were reserved for the most senior members of our society or the executive level of an organization, today’s mentors are present in every generation and in every role.

Learning and Development Strategy: Your Life Raft in Organizational Change

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As you take the leap to transform your organization, it can often feel like diving into the unknown. However, you’ll be in good company. A study by Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) found that 86% of organizations had recent experience with transformation and 54% were currently undergoing one.

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View from the C-Suite: ROI and the Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

One of the secrets of the C-suite is that they are always dealing with scarcity. Money spent in one place cannot be spent in another. One hundred thousand dollars spent on learning will not be available to spend on marketing or hiring, or any one of several dozen other budget items. Join Miriam Taylor and Dr. Jerry Zandstra as they take a look at learning, training, and development from the C-suite perspective!

Managing Change in the Workplace Through Your LMS

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Any conversation about managing change in the workplace should include learning. That’s because nearly 70% of change initiatives in the workplace fail to achieve the desired outcome, according to the Center for Creative Leadership. If your organization is struggling to adapt, you might need to consider either tapping or making more effective use of training tools.

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Fuel Employee Recognition Initiatives With Learning

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Rewarding a job well done is a key factor in staff retention and professional growth. When you recognize and highlight the contributions of your employees, you inspire further contributions and avoid employee burnout.

Succession Planning Best Practices: Use LMS Reporting Tools

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Bench players in sports are often stars in the making waiting for an opportunity to shine. Organizations can apply this same concept and use succession planning best practices to prepare employees to assume future leadership positions. It can be a struggle for organizations to manage the gaps when key talent leaves—especially in a tight labor market.

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Prevent Workplace Harassment With This 3-Pronged Strategy

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Millions of employees at all levels of companies and organizations, large and small, are required to take training to prevent workplace harassment. The training, often conducted annually, is designed to protect companies from liability and foster a more postiive work environment. But does it work?

The Triple Bottom Line of Learning

Speaker: Jerry Zandstra, Co-Founder, Inno-Versity, and Miriam Taylor, Chief Learning Strategist, Inno-Versity

Traditional return on investment (ROI), while a long standing and important concept in the business world, often falls flat when it comes to showing the full picture of a learning initiative. Join experts from Inno-Versity as they propose a new model for finding the ROI of learning, and learn how to make your learning valuable for everyone involved.