Building a resilient workforce: 6 lessons we can learn from grocers


Not all heroes wear capes. In fact, many of the unsung heroes of the pandemic wear aprons and can be found unloading trucks, stocking shelves, and ringing out orders at your local grocery store.

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The 80 Percent – Episode 3: Still Learning At Home


Frontline jobs have been disrupted worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of people have been sent home, furloughed while businesses figure out how to move forward and wait for restrictions to lift. They may not be at work, but that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped learning.

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Regulation is coming: How to maintain compliance on the frontline


How good was your business at keeping up with regulatory training before the pandemic? Compliance is the world’s least fun game of hide and seek in most organizations. Regulations change 2. The Compliance and Legal teams determine training requirements 3.

The proof is finally here: Training is a critical revenue generator.


Whenever I think about the historic challenges around measuring results in the learning and development (L&D) space, my brain always wanders to the world of advertising.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

83% engagement … but how?!?!


83% of Axonify users access the learning platform 2 to 3 times per week. In a world where most learning technologies see 10-15% engagement, that’s a really big number.

The 80 Percent – Episode 2: Frontline Disrupted


The pandemic is forcing companies to rethink how work is done, especially on the frontline. Plexiglass now separates grocery clerks from customers. Restaurants that were dine-in only now offer delivery. And package deliveries no longer require face-to-face interactions.

4 things every retailer should be considering right now


There’s no “right” way to handle COVID-19. It didn’t come with an instruction manual. Most retailers are (understandably) focused on “right now.” They’re doing everything they can to support their associates and larger communities. Paid time off. Bonuses for hard work.

Normalize, Restore, Shift: Getting your frontline ready for what comes next


Disrupted. Before this year, the term was used to describe organizations that had fallen behind, failed to innovate and, as a result, were in trouble of losing their market share to up-and-coming competition.

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It’s time to consider personal devices on the frontline


We’re learning a lot from our customers about what it takes to support a frontline workforce during a time of unprecedented disruption. A few common themes are emerging… Focus on high-priority challenges. Everything else will have to wait Managers are critical.

[Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Findings from Skilljar’s Benchmarks and Trends Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin will discuss learnings from their recent study, and share her insights on the state of Customer Education. They'll dig into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.

How to communicate with your frontline in times of crisis


Every day is a learning experience. This is true now more than ever. We don’t have a playbook for the circumstances we’re currently facing. But we can learn from one another on the fly so we can get through this together in the best way possible.

Want to become a high-value business partner? Fix learning measurement


69% of companies say the inability to measure learning’s impact represents a challenge to achieving critical learning outcomes according to Brandon Hall Group’s 2019 Learning Strategy Survey.

Introducing the Ultimate Guide to Frontline Training


80% of the global workforce is on the frontline. These employees are essential to the success of your organization. This is clearly true right now in a time of unprecedented disruption. But it was also true before the pandemic. And it will continue to be true after we find our new normal.

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Welcome to The 80 Percent—a new podcast dedicated to the frontline story


80% of the global workforce is on the frontline. Grocery staff. Retail associates. Delivery drivers. Financial services employees. Manufacturing workers. They’re essential to your business. They’re the face of your brand, and they work directly with your customers and products every day.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Frontline support in a time with no playbook: what we’ve learned so far


It seems like there has always been a training gap on the frontline. Geographic separation. High turnover. Complex skills. Poor technology. Limited time.

In the wake of coronavirus, frontline workers need all of our support more than ever


As I watch the events associated with coronavirus continue to unfold, I’m struck by how surreal it all seems. At times, it feels like a movie we’re watching instead of a reality we’re living.

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For L&D to move forward, we have to solve a few familiar problems first


Let’s start with compliance, onboarding, content and engagement. Donald Taylor just released his first thoughts on the results of his L&D Global Sentiment Survey (GSS).

4 Big Ideas for Reskilling the Frontline Workforce


Frontline employees are important. That point is not up for debate. Even the most foolproof organizational strategy will fail if the frontline does not execute as intended.

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The Better Way to Onboard Customers

Speaker: Skilljar Experts

The best onboarding programs have a super power: they’re constantly improving. Here at Skilljar, we’ve learned a thing or two about onboarding, both by crafting our own experience, and by collaborating with the best Customer Education professionals in the world. In our upcoming webinar, we’re going to share these learnings with you.

Frontline training matters. Here’s why.


“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.”

Are your managers driving or diminishing frontline employee performance?


Frontline managers are the most important people in workplace performance. More important than the training team. More important than the subject matter experts. More important than the employees themselves. Managers have an undeniable influence on the day-to-day workings of your business.

ATD International Conference Planning Guide Checklist


There are lots of great reasons to attend the ATD International Conference 2019—the learning and development conference that digs deep into the latest trends, best practices, and new solutions for designing, delivering, implementing, and measuring learning programs.

7 steps to getting started with microlearning


Microlearning is not difficult. I’m not saying that it won’t require some solid work to introduce microlearning in your organization. But microlearning principles are just really simple to understand.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

What comes next for microlearning?


Two years ago, I wrote what I considered to be the ultimate guide on microlearning. It’s the most popular thing I’ve ever written, and it’s still available for free on the Axonify website. Why am I telling you this?

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)


It’s the beginning of the new year—the perfect time to evolve corporate learning within your organization. So, to help you kick-start your thinking, and maybe even inspire you to try something new, we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on the top learning trends expected to surface in 2017.

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Top 6 tips to reduce turnover and keep retail store operations humming


Hitting sales targets. Increasing average dollar sale (ADS). Boosting basket size benchmarks. Keeping overhead costs down. These are just a few of the crucial business objectives that weigh on the minds of retail operations leaders.

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It’s time to cut through the AI noise



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.

Your top learning technology questions, answered


“Where do I even start when it comes to learning technology?” This was the big question we set out to answer during our latest L&D webinar. I was joined by Dani Johnson, founder and principal analyst at RedThread Research, for a one-hour discussion on the modern learning technology ecosystem.

Report: It’s time to think about learning technology as an ecosystem


Ten years ago, the learning technology landscape looked quite different. Your LMS was the be-all-end-all of learning technology, and you had only about 60 different vendors to choose from.

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Ready to make your holiday season hiring smarter?


In September, Target announced that it planned to hire 130,000 seasonal employees this year. Kohl’s announced a 90,000 seasonal hiring target, and Macy’s was just behind them, anticipating hiring about 80,000 seasonal workers for 2019.

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It’s time to add some new chapters to your holiday season playbook


It’s easy to get distracted by doom-and-gloom, apocalyptic retail headlines. While it’s true that thriving in retail has become increasingly challenging , there’s still lots of opportunity to shine in brick-and-mortar.

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Employee Training Playbook by Lessonly

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