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Section 508 Compliance in Learning & Development

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When building a learning and development course, there are many factors to consider. Curating the correct content, creating engaging material, and tailoring to the needs of your learners should all be top priorities.

Getting Started with Performance Support in Your Organization

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The logic behind performance support is simple. You boost learner motivation, while also ensuring that training is reinforced, retained, and applied. Additionally, you drive a culture of continuous learning throughout your organization.

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Gamification: A Great Way to Increase Employee Engagement Company-Wide

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One of the more prominent employee engagement strategies that has emerged in recent years is the gamification of learning. Simply put, gamification aims to use game-like structures to achieve training and learning outcomes via fun, challenging learning formats.

5 Tips for Choosing an Awesome eLearning Development Partner

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If you've ever had to augment your internal team's resources by bringing in a vendor to develop eLearning, you know that selecting the wrong partner can cost a lot -- in money, time, and sometimes a bit of your sanity. Finding an eLearning development partner that is highly skilled, cost-effective, and easy to work with can make or break your project. But how do you properly vet a potential partner?

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Bringing Learning into the Flow of Work

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Since its conception, Learning and Development (L&D) has undergone major changes in the way it delivers content to its learners.

Storytelling Series: An Instructional Strategy for Hundreds of Years

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Using stories to deliver compliance training, ethics training, and code of conduct training is not new. In fact, people have been doing it for hundreds of years. The previous blog in this series talked about how using storytelling in your design produces instruction that is sticky.

Upskilling in a Data-Driven Workforce

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Organizations across the globe have recognized the need for digital transformation to compete in the current business environment. Gartner reports that less than 50% of business strategies reference data skills as a vital factor for supplying organization-wide value.

Amp Up Employee Engagement through L&D

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This year you need to build engagement through learning and development. Maybe you know there’s a connection between engaged employees and business success, such as higher profits and lower turnover than companies with disengaged employees.

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How Diversity and Inclusion Training Can Increase Employee Engagement

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As mentioned on our Diversity and Inclusion Training webpage, inclusive workplaces allow employees to feel valued for their contributions and have the same opportunities for advancement as their co-workers.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Three Ways to Use Microlearning to Upskill or Reskill Your Workforce

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Microlearning is an emerging paradigm that addresses a learner’s need to receive the content they need, when they need it, and in the appropriate context. As a learning strategy or approach, microlearning delivers short (10 minutes or less), focused training and performance support.

L&D Programs to Strengthen Leadership Across Your Organization

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As talent development responsibilities extend beyond the Human Resources department, management and leadership teams express their needs for more support in developing their skills as well as their staff’s skills.

Why Your Company Needs To Conduct Training Analysis

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When it comes to implementing a new training solution for your business, it is often difficult to settle on a single solution that is right for you.

Six Must Have Data Analytics Skills

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Over the past couple decades, a steady increase in the use of technology has opened many new opportunities for organizations to streamline operations, solve a myriad of problems, and innovate. One of the most substantial benefits of technology is its ability to collect data.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

Best Practices for Remote Onboarding

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If you have any experience in the L&D field, you probably know that successful onboarding is one of the most important steps to ensure new hire success.

The Power of Habit in Learning & Development

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Forming strong, positive habits is the cornerstone of success in all aspects of the business world, and learning and development is no exception.

Enhance Your Learning with Modern Technology in the Workforce

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Getting and keeping your workforce engaged in learning got a whole lot harder this year. If in the past you felt challenged to keep learners engaged in a face-to-face setting, now you may find yourself working even harder to hold their attention in the two-dimensional classroom.

How to Encourage Continuous Learning through L&D

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In the business world, learning and development programs are often viewed as a one-and-done solution to learner needs. Employees take a course, absorb the information, complete a quiz, and then move on with their work.

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3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

Enhance Your Team and Close Skill Gaps with Personalized Learning

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You’re busy and your learners are busy. You’ve got business goals you need to hit, and your team doesn’t have time for training that “so rt of” hits the mark. Any time employees spend on training must add value to your bottom line. If it doesn’t, it’s a waste of time.

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Learning and Development Trends for 2021

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Writing about trends coming off the year 2020 feels precarious and hasty. Can we, at this moment, safely say that we are heading in any general direction? Maybe not, but one critical lesson 2020 taught us is that we must be comfortable acting with speed and urgency.

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Why Gamification for Onboarding/New Hire Training Works

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The first, and perhaps most important, outcome of new hire training is an employee who feels integrated into the team and believes that their role has purpose. To develop a sense of welcome and value, a new employee needs to experience the part they will play in the bigger story.

eLearning at the Forefront of Your L&D Strategy

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How has your training infrastructure adapted to today’s business world? Before COVID-19 hit the world by storm, many L&D professionals struggled to get their organizations to include robust eLearning tactics as part of the training process.

5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Staff Augmentation: Extending Your Team with a Flexible Strategy

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Now more than ever, employees and teams are overworked and understaffed. Many companies have been forced to cut salary budgets, slim down their workforce, and make layoff decisions that impact business processes and resources.

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Virtual L&D: Employee Performance and Improvement in a Digital Workforce

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In 2021, the majority of the workforce will likely remain working in a remote and digital environment. As such, companies everywhere continue to hone their learning ecosystems to keep employees engaged and equipped with the needed skills.

Analyzing Your Compliance Training Programs to Decrease Risk and Improve Outcomes

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You may have heard of Siemens, Germany’s mammoth technology conglomerate with a wooly paw in everything from power plants to trains. They are described in many ways, such as the international energy giant pioneering new electric highway technology.

Preparing For Distance Learning: A Checklist

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Right now, administrators are doing everything in their power to provide ongoing education to their students. In some states, like Minnesota, schools are planning for at least eight weeks of lessons delivered remotely and equitably for every student.

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

To Improve Learner Retention, Focus on the Dynamics of Forgetting

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When we talk about learning, the concept of retention is almost always an integral part of the discussion. For example, we frequently talk about how and when to present information to optimize retention. In fact, retention is almost synonymous with learning. And, no discussion about retention can be complete without also discussing its opposite: forgetting. Until recently, I had never actually thought about the forgetting part of learning.

Guidelines for Maximizing the Training Impact on Your Organization

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Here at Dashe, we continuously develop new training strategies and products to help businesses thrive and adapt.

Transforming Training Programs with Soft Skills

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Over the past few years, companies have begun to transform their employee education programs to make training a more holistic learning experience.

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Reskilling Your Workforce: Future Proof Your Training Strategy

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Over the past several months, companies have been working hard to ensure their businesses can continue to function in an online world. Many businesses were able to piece together new strategies to make remote work successful, but others were not.

6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Effective L&D for Training on Skills Gaps

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There’s no question that automation and digitalization are disrupting the way businesses work. While automation creates great opportunities for data analysis and streamlined operations, it leaves many companies struggling to keep up.

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