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Can Instructional Design Really Help Engagement?

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Spoiler alert: yes. A study on instructional design found that it nearly tripled expected course completion rates. And a well-designed LMS can increase users by upwards of 5x. The post Can Instructional Design Really Help Engagement? appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

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How to Make Customer Experience Better with an LMS

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Well-trained employees are essential to excellent customer experience. As the face of your company, they’re the ones who deliver experiences to your customers. An LMS is one tool that’ll help you get ahead. The post How to Make Customer Experience Better with an LMS appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

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How to set yourself up for a successful LMS implementation

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Implementation is the essential first step you take with your new learning management system. It calls for collaboration, communication, and structure. Check out some of the ways you can set yourself up for success.

How Effective Onboarding Strategy Contributes to Employee Retention and Positive Company Culture

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As an employee, the thought of onboarding can be daunting. As an employer, it’s an opportunity for a strategic program to help new employees quickly reach productivity and feel comfortable contributing to company culture.

How UserTesting Drives Product Adoption and CX with Customer Education

Speaker: Steve Fleming-Prot, Content Strategist, UserTesting

In this webinar, Steve Fleming-Prot of UserTesting will share lessons learned from building UserTesting’s Learning Navigator and on-demand University, and why Customer Education is an important part of CX—and CX is an important part of Customer Education.

Relevant Development: How California Pizza Kitchen Seizes Learning Opportunities

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The good people at California Pizza Kitchen recognized the value of learning opportunities—times when learning is a necessary part of the day-to-day—and they built a learning management system that takes advantage of those opportunities to offer employees development and growth.

World of Nobu: Organizing an LMS for Success

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Read about Nobu’s approach to training and how to strategically take advantage of the features and functionality of the Wisetail LMS to create a clearly defined learner’s path. The post World of Nobu: Organizing an LMS for Success appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All LMS Best Practices

Own Your LMS Implementation: 5 Steps to Project Plan Success

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We’ve onboarded more than 250 clients to our LMS, and learned that every minute you put into an implementation plan comes back in hours saved. Check out five essential steps for success our implementation manager has identified over time.

Marketing and Expansion: The Changing Role of the LMS in L&D

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Looking back on this year, we think there are two trends you’ll want to keep an eye on: marketing tactics turned inward and LMS capabilities turned outward. It’s a concept that’ll grow in 2020 as L&D and HR teams take a more holistic look at their role within organizations. The post Marketing and Expansion: The Changing Role of the LMS in L&D appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All LMS Best Practices

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5 Signs That It’s Not You, It’s Your LMS

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Companies now see the true value of an online training platform. Yet, some early LMS adopters are finding themselves dissatisfied with their current system. Go through these steps to see whether you need a new one and how to find the right one.

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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.

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

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The creation and maintenance of an inclusive workplace is crucial for your company’s success and longevity. We look into why inclusion is so beneficial and ways you can build an inclusive culture. The post Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

“Whole You” In Review: 3 Company Culture Benefits We Never Expected to See

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Courtney Fitzpatrick, Learning & Development Lead at Wisetail weighs in on our Whole You program. The post “Whole You” In Review: 3 Company Culture Benefits We Never Expected to See appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices Wisetail Culture

Democratizing L&D: The Secret to Accelerating Franchise Growth

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Most franchise owners are quick to identify their team members as the most important part of the business – so why do so few invest in training them? The post Democratizing L&D: The Secret to Accelerating Franchise Growth appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

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The Benefits of Using your LMS as an Intranet

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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.

Urban Plates 7-Step LMS Rebrand

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Rebranding your LMS is daunting, but Matt Bassuk, instructional design manager at Urban Plates, found that a solid 42 percent of his seven-pronged rebranding approach was full-on fun. The post Urban Plates 7-Step LMS Rebrand appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All Case Studies LMS Best Practices

Making Better Decisions

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Our sales manager, Casey Vermette, outlines concepts from “Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman, and shares how to apply decision-making framework. The post Making Better Decisions appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

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Sweetgreen and the Business of Family

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In the spirit of creating a conversation about parental leave following Sweetgreen’s new policy, we looked around for evidence to support your case for advocating for equal and reasonable parental leave. The post Sweetgreen and the Business of Family appeared first on Wisetail LMS.

Wisetail Hot Lap Program: Bringing Beer and Exercise a Little Closer Together

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The post Wisetail Hot Lap Program: Bringing Beer and Exercise a Little Closer Together appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All Wisetail Culture

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.

Outdoor Voices on Growth, Culture, and the Employee Experience

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Outdoor Voices doesn’t just tell people to go out and be active every day — the company lives that ethos. We talked with OV’s Retail Training & Development Manager to learn more about the OV employee experience and how the company maintains a tight culture as it grows.

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The Importance of Consistent and Constant Learning

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Learning, and the essential need to learn never ceases in the professional world, particularly in the world of journalism. The post The Importance of Consistent and Constant Learning appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

Whole You: A Holistic look at Employee Wellness

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At Wisetail, we endeavor to provide creative ways to not only retain our talent — but invest, support, and advocate ways to help each individual grow personally and professionally. The post Whole You: A Holistic look at Employee Wellness appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

Culture Quantified: A Look at MITSloan’s Research into Company Culture

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You might wonder whether a culture quantification tool has much value beyond finding fun facts and the use of AI in its development, and that’s fair. But there are a few potential insights tucked into the data once you bring specific questions or thoughts to the interactive tool. The post Culture Quantified: A Look at MITSloan’s Research into Company Culture appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All News

The Definitive Guide to Customer Education Metrics

As you build and scale your customer education program, the right data can help you identify patterns, make evidence-based decisions, and adapt strategy to meet business goals. In this eBook, Skilljar will share the data and metrics best practices that have helped their customers meet program goals and communicate business impact.

5 Best TED Talks for Learning and Development

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We arranged a handful of TED Talks that build toward a cohesive whole—something you can scan and glean some ideas or techniques to bring into your daily work as an L&D pro. The post 5 Best TED Talks for Learning and Development appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

Design Drives LMS Engagement

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This is a success story about how one of the best restaurants & brewhouses in the country saw employee engagement jump dramatically after paying careful attention to the graphic design, layout and branding of its learning management system.

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Letter from the President – Vision + Values

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We've has seen a lot of change, but we still believe in putting people first. We looked at this moment as an opportunity to reset Wisetail's vision and values. The post Letter from the President – Vision + Values appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All Wisetail Culture

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3 Reasons Companies are Scrambling to Build a Learning Culture

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What do companies that are first to market, market leaders, and prepared to meet future demand have in common? They all worked to build a culture of learning. The post 3 Reasons Companies are Scrambling to Build a Learning Culture appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

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.

People Development Revolution: How HR Is Helping Companies Align Culture With Business Strategy

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Today we know that people, people development, and company culture play a leading role in driving business results. In this piece, we dive into three specific ways HR helps businesses align company culture with business strategy. The post People Development Revolution: How HR Is Helping Companies Align Culture With Business Strategy appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

Ultimate Onboarding Icebreaker Questions

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We pull the curtain back on part of our onboarding practices because getting the details right during onboarding matters when half of all hourly workers and senior outside hires quit within eighteen months. The post Ultimate Onboarding Icebreaker Questions appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

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The Necessity of Error Management Training in the Hospitality Industry

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We’re stoked to feature a white paper on error management training from Priyanko Guchait, an accomplished professor at the University of Houston. Most recently, Priyanko received the 2018 Best Paper Award from the Western Federation Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education. The post The Necessity of Error Management Training in the Hospitality Industry appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices

How To Shoot Video on a Smartphone (video)

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In this post, we will take you step-by-step through how to shoot video on a smartphone using the proven Wisetail video production process. All from a filmmaking novice's point of view. Learn more. The post How To Shoot Video on a Smartphone (video) appeared first on Wisetail.

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Choosing the Right Technology for External Training

According to Talented Learning, more than 700 LMS vendors compete in today’s learning platforms marketplace. But of course, not all platforms are created equal. In this eBook, Skilljar will discuss the key components of an external training LMS, and why they’re essential for a well-designed customer training program.