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Welcome Aboard: Benefits of Using Video for Employee Onboarding

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With the labor shortage and skills gap, it is already difficult to hire or promote qualified candidates. You don’t want to blow it with poor onboarding.

What is Adult Learning Theory and Why Is It Important?

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We often take for granted that people know how to learn. After all, we all had to learn while in school, right? But that can be a dangerous attitude to take when it comes to corporate training initiatives.

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Improve Employee Social Awareness Through Workplace Empathy

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People appreciate when you show care and concern. Empathy is defined as “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” It’s a skill that can be and should be trained in the workplace.

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Leading the Way to a Learning Culture

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Culture happens. I know, it sounds like a bad bumper sticker from the ’90s, but it’s true: Your organization has a culture. To be successful, that culture will need to be one where learning is valued. Growing and sustaining that kind of learning culture starts with leadership. Learning Cultures

Training for Lead Generation, Customer Onboarding and Support

Customer lifecycle training gives customers the knowledge and tools they need to be successful. As customer success and satisfaction grows, so does retention and repeat business. This eBook can help training teams improve or expand their customer training programs.

7 Characteristics of Winning Team Dynamics

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Have you ever wondered why some teams get everyone rowing in the same direction, while others just struggle or sink to the bottom? Human Resources

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4 Quick Tips to Uncover Your Customer's Needs

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Sales opportunities don't just spring up out of thin air. You have to uncover them during discovery. Sometimes you need to help the client uncover them.

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How to Motivate Employees: Leadership vs. Impedership

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Ever wonder how to motivate employees so they are more engaged with their work, and better at it? Of course - what manager or leader hasn't? Unfortunately, many attempts to get the best out of our employees backfire. Instead of showing leadership , we exemplify the opposite: impedership. Leadership

ATD 2019 Keynote Recap: People Want to be Seen and Heard

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ATD 2019 in Washington D.C. featured two keynote speakers whose messages overlapped very nicely for the talent development audience. Seth Godin talked about how people want to be seen. Oprah explained how people want to be heard. Other

How Can Workplace Wellness Be Improved?

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Start With Healthy Balance. There’s a lot of research showing that healthier employees are a benefit to organizations. They are more productive, less likely to miss work or be involved in accidents, less likely to file workers’ comp claims, and more likely to stay with the company.

6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

10 Ways You Can Foster Better Compliance in the Workplace

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Here at ej4, we talk a lot about compliance in the workplace, and it's not always the most fun topic to talk about.

Quality Training: A Solution for Labor Shortages and Skills Gaps

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With unemployment rates at a historic low, the U.S. is in the midst of a labor shortage: There are about 7 million job openings in the U.S. right now, with only 6.2-6.3 million people looking for work. This is making the growing skills gap even worse. Training & Development

What is Blended Learning, and Why is it Important?

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Most trainers and teachers have heard of blended learning. Perhaps you yourself have tried to incorporate it into your training programs. Still, the term has been used so much that it frequently gets misused.

Easy Ways to Say Thanks to Employees

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Some old school cynics may argue that you get paid to do your job. Salary, benefits, etc. 9-5 get your work done. No “thanks” necessary. I believe in showing employees appreciation and saying thank you. From a civility and common courtesy perspective and for motivation to do their best.

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.

10 Tips to Improve Learning Engagement

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When it comes to learning engagement—or lack of learning engagement—I am reminded of the words of Gary Vaynerchuk. You're always one great piece of content away from having your life changed.". Unfortunately, many employees will be waiting a long time for the one great piece of life-changing content.

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How Do You Train Critical Observation?

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Have you ever known someone who just “knew” what people needed? Or who could easily ask questions to get at the heart of some issue or challenge? Or who could just look at something and predict that there would be a problem?

How to Stop Workplace Bullying

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Most of us have seen or experienced, a workplace bully. One in five Americans have been the target of a workplace bully, and an equal number have witnessed such bullying.

So, What is eLearning?

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Don’t Let Different Meanings Confuse You. As CEO of ej4, I get to talk not only to many industry experts but also to clients and prospects as well. So do my sales and marketing teams. One thing we’ve discovered: People use the term “eLearning” differently. Training & Development

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter… the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It,' breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

What is a Learning Consultant?

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And How Are They the Key to Corporate Learning? Sometimes I am amazed at (and proud of!) the loyalty our clients show us. We have a 95% client retention rate, and several of our clients have been with us since Day 1—meaning they have been clients for 14 years and running. Training & Development

Communication is at the Heart of Soft Skills Training

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Look around. Especially in a restaurant or airport. People are eating and traveling together but they are not really together. Everyone is staring at their phone. Perpetually scrolling through Facebook and Instagram, playing Candy Crush or Words With Friends and not being present with their people.

Are You a Training Department of One?

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Or two, three, or four? How can you possibly create 100% of the training you need for all of your employees? Whether you have 30 employees or 300, one person can’t do it all. You can check the box and handle the training to keep your company from being sued.

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The Definition of Sales Insanity

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Albert Einstein is credited with saying, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results.”. Sales

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Custom eLearning: What to Consider as an L&D Manager

A custom eLearning project is an exciting opportunity, but any L&D Manager will also tell you it can be challenging. Inno-versity shares 5 points to consider before kicking off your project. These concepts are critical to addressing the most common pain points which, IF addressed, will ensure success.

Expanding the Reach of Your Classroom with Video

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Employee turnover is a problem all companies are trying to solve. According to an article in the Huffington Post, the top five reasons employees leave a company are: They don't feel appreciated. The company isn't innovative. There is a lack of training. They don't like their coworkers.

How Sales Reps Can Overcome 'Fear of Change' Objections

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Why is your prospect hesitating to change? They don’t trust you. They have other sellers ahead of you. They struggle with the price. They don’t have time to haggle or move forward. And one of the hardest to nail down, they are heavily resistant to change.

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It’s Perfect Timing for Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

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Who would have thought there would be a time when romaine lettuce would be bad for you! According to the Center for Disease Control, there have been 23 outbreaks investigated to date, including the recent romaine incident. Sounds like an episode of The Big Bang Theory.)

Lessons in Creativity from DevLearn 2018

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Whether your job description or title includes words like training, eLearning, instructional design, talent, safety, or performance, we all need to be creative in our jobs, specifically when creating training content.

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A New Segmentation Model for Customer Onboarding

A great customer onboarding program is a proactive and meaningful way to make a lasting impact on customer engagement, retention, and expansion. In this eBook, Skilljar will show you a new framework for building a customer onboarding program, including how to segment users and drive long-term value and retention through education.

Our Clients are Part of Our Team

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Since the beginning, ej4 has always partnered with our clients. We don’t sell training widgets, our solutions vary based on client needs. We are in the business of changing behaviors. Our vision is to ignite employees’ full potential.

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What is a Learning Ecosystem? And How Does it Support Corporate Strategy?

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The term “learning ecosystem” is a trendy one in learning and development circles. It’s an important idea; understanding it helps organizations and their leaders think strategically about their learning and training—and helps them achieve the goals they set for themselves.

Tips for Creating a Cybersecurity Training Program

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Cybersecurity training as an extension of your safety training. Training & Development

Why You Should Be Open to Coaching and Feedback

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In my sales role, I have to be in front of people a lot. So when our marketing team asked me to help with a short video for our website, I thought it would be easy. Is there really any difference between making a presentation to two dozen people and two billion?

Monetizing Customer Education: Free, Fee, and Everything In Between

Some of the best customer education programs monetize customer training to help offset program costs, fuel new initiatives, and enable additional investment in your programs. In this webinar, Skilljar will discuss the free-to-fee continuum and share best practices for developing a pricing and packaging strategy for your education offers.

Hospitality Training:  Don't Lose the Personal Touch

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Kiosks for check-in. Mobile hotel keys. Tablets for tableside ordering. Table tracking devices for food delivery. These are a few of the innovations in hospitality technology improving the customer experience and removing the human element.