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8 Staff Training Ideas to Spice Up Your Learning

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Are you a manager looking for staff training ideas for a specific team member? Or are you a training or HR leader looking to expand on your employee training and development program? Hopefully, these stories from our clients will help you spice up your staff training. Training & Development

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Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal

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Einstein once said that any idea “should be as simple as possible—and no more.” He realized that simplicity was a good thing, but like any good thing, there can sometimes be too much of it. The same advice applies to the trend of micro-learning. The slogan behind micro-learning endeavors are “shorter is better.” This is true, to a certain extent. Some vendors and educators are taking this to extremes without truly investigating the ideal length of learning material.

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Benefits of Financial Literacy Training for Employees

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Your employees have a life outside of the workplace. Stressors in their personal lives can affect their performance at work. Financial worries are one of the biggest stressors most of us face. Companies can go beyond competitive pay and benefits with training to help to alleviate this stress.

5 Practical Tools to Enhance Training Reinforcement

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After one hour, learners retain less than half of the information presented. After one day, people only retain thirty percent of the training. If you don’t employ some type of training reinforcement, a percentage of your training dollars will be lost as your learners forget.

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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.

10 Practical New Hire Training Tips

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We’ve all seen the industry statistics of the number of employees who leave a company because of poor new hire training. With the labor shortage, it’s even more important to properly train the new employee to improve the odds of retaining them.

What Does the Science Say About Microlearning?

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“What, exactly, is microlearning? Does it work? Is this just the next popular trend, or is it supported by science?”

4 Best Practices for Keeping an Organized eLearning Video Library

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It’s March! Winter is almost over and it’s time for Spring cleaning. I’m not talking about your closet; I’m talking about your video library. When was the last time you reviewed what was in there? When I looked in my closet this weekend, I was overwhelmed. I saw items I no longer wear. Am I really going to wear that bridesmaid’s dress again? No, I’m not, but it has sentimental value. Will I ever wear that leopard print spandex top from our Glamour Shots shoot? If I do, it would be a joke.

10 Ladder Safety Tips for Work and Home

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The US ranks third in population but according to the World Health Organization, the US leads the world in ladder deaths. Each year, there are more than 164,000 emergency room-treated injuries and 300 deaths in the U.S. that are caused by falls from ladders.

The Life of a Salesperson: Sales Skills for Success

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics more than 14-million Americans are employed in sales, yet to paraphrase Rodney Dangerfield, we can’t get no respect in pop culture. Nearly every movie about salespeople rely on outlandish, comical, or sometimes brutal stereotypes.

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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.

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. Once one understands what blended learning really is, it becomes a lot easier to see its benefits, and to recognize vendors that are actually offering true value, as opposed to a buzzword.

Training's Role in Employee Retention Management

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Employee retention management is more than just attracting and retaining key talent through things like salary and benefits. It is being strategic and intentional about the activities that make employees loyal and that enhance team performance. Training & Development

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How to Practice Mindful Communication at Work

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Mindfulness is a popular practice in yoga and meditation but it also applies in the workplace, specifically with mindful communication. Think about being more present and multitasking less. Be more thoughtful about the tone you use. Develop empathy for your coworkers, customers, and suppliers.

8 Quick Sales Tips to Help Close the Deal

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A great salesperson makes a tough job look like an easy job. It requires hard work, persistence, and the ability to get up after you’ve been knocked down.

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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.

Celebrating National Thank You Note Day Throughout the Year

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National Thank You Note Day is officially celebrated on December 26th, but don’t you think expressing written gratitude is a good habit anytime? I think the spirit of this day is focused on a handwritten note, but I would argue that a thank you email can be effective, especially in the workplace.

Tailoring Your Sales Pitch to Customers' Needs

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Without the work of your sales team, your company wouldn't get much new business. In fact, this is probably why you have an interest in providing your sales team with highly effective sales training that helps them tailor their sales pitches to acquire new accounts. Sales

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Employee Training: Fast, Good, or Cheap?

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I once saw a sign hung in a dry cleaner that read: “We can do it fast. We can do it well. We can do it cheap. Pick any two, but you can never get all three.“. Other

Learning Culture or Cancel Culture: You Decide

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When an employee acts in a way that goes against your company’s values, the results can be costly. With the prevalence of mobile phone viral videos, and access to social media, companies around the world have found themselves the victims of being “cancelled”.

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.

When Workplace Learning Moves to the Kitchen Table

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If you have a family, a lot of learning already has moved to the kitchen table. This past spring, students and teachers alike adapted to using Zoom, storing assignments in the cloud, and working where they could. What happens when it is workplace learning that has to move to the kitchen table, too?

How to be a More Effective Interviewer

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Hiring the right person for an open position is critical to the success of your team. Hiring the wrong person can crush employee morale and productivity. This puts a lot of pressure on the interviewing process.

Anti-Racism in the Workplace: Start a Conversation

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As someone who is actively trying to understand my privilege, while learning how to address anti-racism in the workplace, I am on my own journey along the anti-racism continuum. I know that we are all unique human beings. Our life experiences shape our values and perspectives.

How To Adjust To Being Promoted In Your Department

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Congratulations! You’ve worked hard at your job and now you’ve been rewarded with a promotion. After your initial excitement wears off, you’re hit with a wave of nerves and stress. How do you alleviate the promotion anxiety?

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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.

Why Outsource Employee Training?

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We all know the importance of effective and engaging employee training, and not just for compliance topics, but also for the personal and professional growth of employees. It’s so important, in fact, that many companies resist the idea to outsource employee training.

DISC Training: Getting the Most Out of DISC for Your Organization

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DISC has been a tool in the learning and development space for over 20 years, and millions of people have taken a DISC assessment worldwide.

How to Reduce Time Consumption in Employee Training

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Have you ever heard complaints from your employees about how much time is spent on training? They may express the fact that, while training is helpful, they can't afford to spend so much away from their daily responsibilities, especially if the training requires travel.

How to Use Online Training During a Home Quarantine

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Companies are temporarily closing brick and mortar offices and having employees work from home in efforts to slow the transmission of COVID-19. This raises new issues around productivity, communications, and processes.

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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.

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Internship

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A summer internship can really help bolster your resume while you are still in school. Internship’s can help you get exposed to jobs in your field and gain valuable experience.

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Employee Retention Strategies that Leverage Training

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At any company, people will come and go. It’s a fact of life that people retire and move. Some people are passively recruited by another company, or they just decide to take their career in a new direction.

What Should Be Included in a Compliance Training Program?

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Most businesses are familiar with the concept of a compliance training program. Compliance training is training that is mandated by law, or required as part of a regulation or policy.

Concern for Employee Health at Home

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During an extended period of working from home, I get concerned about employee health and safety at home. This is especially important during the coronavirus pandemic quarantine with the added fear and anxiety we are all feeling. Training & Development

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!

Mental Wellness Tips for Your Employees

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The COVID-19 pandemic has meant a change in routine for everyone, and change has a way of bringing some anxiety and stress with it. That has had some pretty big implications for our mental health. Companies should consider offering mental wellness tips to employees.

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