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What is mental health in the workplace?

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Mental Health in the workplace is the emotional/psychological/and social health that employees' share in their work environment. When an employee experiences mental health distress in the workplace their overall productivity, participation, and retention significantly decreases.

How to Sustain Company Culture When Working Remotely

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What is company culture? Culture is the gauge in which values and standards are cohesive and reinforced in an organization. Strong company culture takes planning and subjectivity to build a company culture in an organization that doesn’t have any offices.

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Workplace Productivity Depends on Employees’ Training and Development

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It is imperative that organizations provide effective training and development programs for their employees. It is evident that these organizations want to see a solid return on investment and get the maximum outcomes for spending on learning and development programs.

Top Onboarding Practices for New Employees in 2022

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The learning and development landscape has shifted dramatically in the last couple of years, and that includes employee onboarding. Many organizations are opting for fully virtual onboarding programs leading to new strategies, rollout methods, and employee experiences.

The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

The Great Resignation: What It Is and What Your Organization Can Do

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It’s pretty simple to understand. Millions of people across the nation have been quitting their jobs. This phenomenon, as some have called it, describes a record number of people leaving their job during and after the breakout of the pandemic.

What Training Method is Best for Your Organization?

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When creating a learning and development training program for your organization, there are always many facets to consider. One thing to always remember is that the training needs to benefit your organization and your employees.

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?

Leveraging Effective L&D Modes to Improve Organizational Culture and Retention

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One of the greatest challenges organizations face when creating learning and development programs is a lack of engagement from their learners.

How to Create an Effective, Engaging Employee Training Manual in 2022

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Employee training manuals have been a mainstay in learning and development since the conception of organizational training. Despite their prominence in the world of L&D, employee training manuals are often neglected—they are commonly the last items to be updated, refreshed, and promoted.

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

Workplace Culture: Leading and Coaching to Develop Sense of Belonging

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Hiring a diverse and inclusive team has proven to be an extremely successful approach for organizations. However, creating an environment where employees thrive and are empowered takes a lot of effort and determination.

What 5 Skills are Necessary for Leaders in 2022?

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Now more than ever, employees need effective leadership in their organizations. For a lot of these organizations, combatting the repercussions of the pandemic was the biggest challenge in 2021.

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What Makes Someone a Subject Matter Expert (SME)?

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In the learning and development world, the term “subject matter expert” or “SME” is used often to refer to individuals within organizations who have valuable knowledge in a particular subject area.

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Microlearning for Beginners

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Microlearning is a term that is used often in the learning and development world. It is an emerging strategy that allows learners to complete their education and development on their own time and is particularly attractive for its flexibility and agility.

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.

Learning Strategies to Supercharge Your Employees

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At Dashe, we’re always focusing on new, creative ways to engage and educate employees. One of the most important characteristics of an employee education program is its ability to engage employees, as engagement is almost always directly correlated with learning outcomes.

Learning & Development for Building Inclusive Leaders

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Organizations everywhere are pushing to adapt to a more diverse workforce, markets, customers, ideas, and talent. One of the most important emerging traits is possessing inclusive leadership skills which is proving to be a critical component of successful, inclusive, and diverse organizations.

Build a Stronger Workforce by Improving Remote Onboarding

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Within the last 12 months, many companies have made the decision to transition to hybrid work environments. While these new work settings give employees more flexibility and control over their work/life balance, they also create a variety of new needs.

eLearning: An Essential Training Method for Hybrid Workforces

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Many companies have made the decision to implement a hybrid work environment for their employees over the last year and a half. At first, companies chose this solution as a response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Learner Metrics Using Data Analytics in L&D

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In a modern business environment that is dominated by processes, technology, and information, data is an incredibly useful tool in determining a variety of business impacts.

Understanding Learning Program Effectiveness: How to Track and Measure eLearning ROI in 2021

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Having created thousands of training and development programs, we are aware of the vast benefits L&D can have on organizations and their success.

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Content Organization and Auditing: Keys to Organizational Efficiency

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Since the beginning of 2020, many companies have moved quickly to implement agile, effective learning and development programs. With these programs came a sudden shift to new processes, priorities, and content.

How L&D Leaders Can Best Support Business Priorities

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Establishing business priorities is a cornerstone principle of business success. Organizations have always had to frequently re-establish new objectives to meet the ever-changing business landscape, and this has become even more important in the last couple of years.

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.

Is it a “Skills Gap” or an Opportunity for Better Training?

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We have frequently discussed the issue of skills gaps in today’s business world. Before COVID-19 even hit, skills gaps were already a huge constraint and hurdle for organizations to succeed with ever-changing technology adoptions and enhancements.

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Microlearning Best Practices: Revolutionizing Your Training in 2022

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Recently, microlearning has become a go-to strategy for organizations looking to create engaging development solutions without overwhelming their learners. Simply put, microlearning is the use of small, short, learning units that can be delivered through a variety of different media.

Reskilling and Upskilling a Hybrid Workforce

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As we emerge from the repercussions of the COVID-19 Pandemic, one thing is certain: the hybrid work model is here to stay.

Soft Skill Development: A Necessary L&D Investment in 2022

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When thinking about learning and development, targeted skills can be split into two basic categories: soft skills and hard skills.

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Personalize Your Employee Training with Adaptive Learning

While you may not be familiar with the term “adaptive learning,” it is likely you’ve encountered this type of learning before. But now is finally the time to learn how adaptive learning helps with knowledge retention, and how it can be used to improve your program.

8 Best Practices for Effective Leadership Communication

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One vital trait that distinguishes great leaders from poor leaders is the ability to communicate with both transparency and compassion. This is a key aspect of not only individual development, but employee development as well.

How To Build a Corporate Learning Community by Leveraging Social Learning

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As learning and development professionals, we often focus on going beyond learning programs to create an organization-wide learning culture. This often includes taking extra steps to develop resources and programs that make learning and development an enjoyable, functional part of employees’ roles.

eLearning Pitfalls to Avoid in 2022

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The emergence of virtual and remote work over the last two years has led to radical changes in learning and development strategy.

Which Learning and Development Tools are Right for Your Organization?

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The learning and development landscape is vast, spanning across many different industries and servicing a wide range of organizational needs.

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.

Creating User Experiences for the Modern Learner

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Creating learning experiences that are built around the learner is a strategy that has been used in L&D since its conception. We’ve written time and again about the benefits of creating solutions that are user-centric and put the learner first. But what exactly is user experience learning?